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Monday, May 23, 2005

Remembering the fallen

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Members of Andrews' Battery fire a cannon in salute to Confederate dead at the Confederate Memorial Service at Willowdale Cemetery on Sunday afternoon. For more information see Confederate Memorial Service held Sunday....

Lane murder trial starts over today

Eric Glenn Lane will go on trial again today in Wayne County Superior Court for the kidnap, rape and murder of 5-year-old Precious Ebony Whitfield in 2002. Lane's original trial was stopped last November -- and a mistrial was declared...

Confederate Memorial Service held Sunday

Wayne County residents honored the men who died fighting for North Carolina in the Civil War as the Sons of Confederate Veterans held their annual memorial service at Willowdale Cemetery on Sunday. Hundreds of soldiers who fought for the South...

Goldsboro resident honored by Air Force

A Mount Olive College graduate and Goldsboro resident was presented a prestigious Air Force award last month. First Lt. Paul Netchaeff, a maintenance officer at Pope Air Force Base, who commutes from Goldsboro, was awarded the Gen. Lew Allen Jr....

Peeved produce sellers move down the street

People looking for the Goldsboro Farmers Market over the weekend could only find a farmer's market. Colt Holloway, a long-time vendor at the official market, has set up his produce stand on family-owned land on Pine Street. He hopes to...

Public records

Second teen charged in store holdups A second Goldsboro teen-ager was arrested Saturday night by Goldsboro police and charged with three felony counts of armed robbery. Marcus Demetrius Benton, 19, of Courtyard Circle was placed in the Wayne County Jail...

Three suspects sought in Sampson shootings

The Sampson County Sheriff's Office is looking for three people for attempted murder. Investigators said two people were shot shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday on Carry Bridge Road near Roseboro. Johnny Dell Carey, 41, is in critical condition at UNC...

Wayne Community students back in class

More than 1,000 students will be taking classes at Wayne Community College this summer. A big percentage of them are university students taking courses that the college makes available, said Dr. Kay Albertson, the vice president for academic affairs at...