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Monday, November 7, 2005

Wall of fame

News-Argus/Dennis Hill Shown with portraits of Rear Admiral Edward Outlaw and Oland Peele that will hang on the Wayne County Wall of Fame are, from left: Curtis Simmons, Richard Grady and Mary Anna Grady, representing the Outlaw family; Louis...

Voters across county prepare for Tuesday decision

Citizens of five Wayne County townships will elect municipal officials Tuesday. Polls will be open for residents of Mount Olive, Pikeville, Eureka, Seven Springs and Walnut Creek beginning at 6:30 a.m. and continuing until 7:30 p.m. In addition to the...

Man dies in truck crash on N.C. 55

From staff reports MOUNT OLIVE -- A man was killed before dawn Sunday in a one-vehicle wreck on N.C. 55 near Stanley Chapel Church Road, N.C. Highway Patrol officials said today. The victim was identified as Fernando Rodriquez of Mount...

They left their mark on county's history

Citizens from Wayne County -- and beyond -- paused Sunday to pay tribute to two individuals who had made significant contributions to their community and their country. Honored as inductees in the Wayne County Museum's "Wall of Fame" were the...

College hits goal, sets new target of $25.8 million

MOUNT OLIVE - A $23 million building campaign at Mount Olive College has been so successful, the college's president has asked that it be extended six months to add time for even more contributions. The goal for the New Century...

Veterans Day schedule set for services

From staff reports Goldsboro and Wayne County will observe Veterans Day on Friday with a parade and the day off for city and county employees. Public schools also will be closed for the holiday, as well as state offices and...

Public records

Man impersonates police officer The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is investigating a case in which a man on Sunday impersonated a law-enforcement officer. A woman resident on Pecan Road told sheriff's deputies that the man came to her home and...

Teens sentenced for robbery at local store

From staff reports Two Goldsboro teenagers have been sentenced in Wayne County Superior Court to prison for the armed robbery of a salesman for an auto parts store. Octavian Donal Godette, 16, of East Mulberry Street and Derek Demetrius Cumberlander,...

City council, county commissioners meet

From staff reports The Goldsboro City Council will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at City Hall following a work session at 5 p.m. At its meeting, the council will hold a public hearing on the proposed annexation of 13 acres...

Candidate list

MOUNT OLIVE Mayor B.R. "Ruff" Huggins Gilbert Edward Usher Commissioner at-large Jessie "Jack" Faison Rick Kraft Ray Thompson District 1 commissioner Kenneth Kyle Talton Ora H. Truzy District 2 commissioner Hosea M. Manley Paul Smalley District 3 commissioner Thomas "Tom"...