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Thursday, December 1, 2005

Living with AIDS

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Alton Vinson talks about what his life has been like since being diagnosed with AIDS. For more information see Putting a face on AIDS....

Driver will face felony counts

Two felony counts have been filed against the man who allegedly struck two boys with a sports utility vehicle across from Greenwood Middle School Nov. 18 as questions about his identity continue. "Luis Delgado Jesus," was charged today with two...

Ex-trooper pleads 'no contest' to DWI charge

A former supervisor of the Wayne County district of the Highway Patrol pleaded no contest Monday to a charge of driving while impaired in Wayne County Superior Court. But J. Douglas Booth contends that his arrest a year ago was...

Dad sentenced to prison time for child's death

A 37-year-old man from Dudley was sentenced Wednesday to about 10 to 12 years in prison for the beating death of his 5-month-old daughter. Timothy R. Carmon of Outlaw Road pleaded guilty in Wayne County Superior Court to second-degree murder....

Morning fire destroys local family's home

A treasured family Bible was one of the few items left undamaged after fire nearly destroyed a house at 1002 S. Slocumb St. on Wednesday. Phyllis Warren said family members were amazed to find the book intact after firefighters extinguished...

Putting a face on AIDS

When Alton Vinson was diagnosed with HIV, he expected he would only live two more years. That was 12 years ago. But then, five years ago, he found out what had been HIV had turned to AIDS. "It was devastating"...

Churches mark holiday with first Advent service

Wayne County residents officially welcomed the Christmas season with the first of four community Advent services Wednesday at Mount Calvary Baptist Church on Denmark Street. About a hundred people gathered for the noon service, which was led by the Revs....

Chick-fil-A opens a stand-alone restaurant here

The new free-standing Chick-fil-A restaurant on North Berkeley Boulevard opened for business today with more than a hundred people waiting for promotional coupons that guaranteed free meals for a year. Owner-operator Russell Wade said the crowd that began assembling outside...

Public records

Trio is charged in car break-ins Three teenagers were arrested Wednesday by Goldsboro police and charged with multiple offenses in connection with numerous vehicle break-ins in the Mimosa Park and Maplewood subdivisions. Christopher Mark Tadlock, 19, of Old Black Creek...

O'Berry Center enters celebration mode this month

O'Berry Center is getting into the holiday spirit this month, with parties and entertainment planned through Christmas. The O'Berry staff hopes to take advantage of the holidays to encourage the public to get involved in the programs at the facility....

Cherry parade correction

The Cherry Hospital Christmas Parade will be held at 3:45 p.m. Friday. On Saturday morning at O'Berry Center, the Goldwings motorcycle parade will begin at 11. The public is invited to both events....