Saturday Jul 26
Delegation to visit North Carolina tobacco fields
A fact-finding delegation that includes a congresswoman from Ohio and two members of the British Parliament are visiting North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions.
FLOC, British fight for migrant workers
Ian Lavery's desire to stand up for workers started in the coal mines of North East England and will take him to the tobacco fields of North Carolina, where he and a fellow member of the British Parliament will travel this week on a fact-finding mission organized by a Toledo-based farmworkers union.
Hispanic Stores Being Targeted In Southern Wayne County
Deputies are asking for help from the public in solving a rash of robberies at Hispanic stores in one county.
Twenty-year-old man killed after car flips on I-40 in Johnston County
Juan Eduardo Del Angel of Dudley was driving a 1996 Ford Explorer east on the highway at about 8:20 a.m. when it ran off the highway to the right near its interchange with N.C. 96 in Johnston County, according to Sergeant C.W. Lawrance of the State Highway Patrol.
Engagement: Vanessa Ann Pulley/Warren Maurice Kearney
Elbert and Joyce Perry of Dudley announce the engagement of their daughter, Vanessa Ann Pulley of Goldsboro, to Warren Maurice Kearney of Havelock.
Another Mexican-style 'express kidnapping' in North Carolina
On June 26, Wayne County sheriff's deputies arrested Hector Manuel Mendoza-Alcala, 20, after he and two others reportedly kidnapped a 47-year-old man earlier in the week.