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Wednesday, February 8, 2006

Prize Patrol

News-Argus/Phyllis Moore Wilma Thompson, a language arts teacher at Dillard Middle School, far right, reacts to the news that she received a mini-grant for a class project from the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Education Committee this morning. From...

Man stabbed, then thrown off local bridge

A man was stabbed early Tuesday, thrown into the Little River and left to die, but he was retrieved from the water and hospitalized in critical condition, officials said today. Two men were arrested Tuesday by the Wayne County Sheriff's...

LaGrange man sought in shooting at area cockfight

From staff reports WILSON -- Wilson County law enforcement officers are searching for a LaGrange man wanted for the shooting death of a man at a cockfight Sunday. Rosendo Torres Raygoza, 27, of Greenville, died from wounds he received from...

Man dies in fire at apartment building

WARSAW -- A man died Tuesday in a fire that engulfed his apartment in Warsaw. Kenneth Malcolm Holloman, 55, of Quail Hollow Apartments, was alone in the apartment when it caught fire, authorities said. Warsaw police said in a statement...

Former POW, James Hiteshew, dies at age 75

From staff reports Retired Air Force Col. James Hiteshew, who spent six years in a North Vietnamese prison after being shot down on a combat mission, died Tuesday after a brief illness. He was 75. Hiteshew's fighter jet was shot...

Chamber's 'prize patrol' takes grant news to local teachers

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Education Committee distributed another round of mini-grants to area teachers this morning. "Is it my birthday?" asked resource teacher Wilma Thompson at Dillard Middle School when the prize patrol interrupted her language arts class....

Presley impersonators have a Czech mate

Elvis "left the building" nearly 30 years ago. But a Czech counterpart is in Goldsboro tonight. Vlád'a Lichnovsky has portrayed Elvis Presley for eight years. As "Czech Elvis," he has performed in eight countries. "Nobody in my country has done...

Work continues on new plan for county

A task force assigned to help chart Wayne County's future has begun sifting through hundreds of ideas presented at a public meeting last month. The Wayne County's Comprehensive Plan Task Force met Tuesday at the county Chamber of Commerce to...

Public records

Man wounded A 31-year-old man from Dudley was wounded Tuesday night in a field in the Pleasant Acres subdivision, according to a Wayne County Sheriff's Office report. Moses Napoleon Wells of Running Deer Circle was rushed by ambulance to Wayne...