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Thursday, March 30, 2006

Crime scene

News-Argus/Andrew Bell Goldsboro police investigators examine a car that was allegedly involved in a shooting Wednesday afternoon. According to the GPD report, first responders found a man with a gunshot wound inside the 1989 Nissan. For more information see...

Man sought for murder

A driver was shot in the head Wednesday and died today at a Greenville hospital, Goldsboro police reported. The victim, Fredrick A. Coleman, 31, of Hopesway Drive, Dudley, had been taken by ambulance to Wayne Memorial Hospital, where he was...

Lottery tickets debut across North Carolina

James Corey walked into the Exxon on Spence Avenue this morning feeling like a winner. The Dudley native tossed a few dollars on the counter and walked outside -- a lottery ticket clinched in his hands. The game was Blackjack,...

$1 million in marijuana seized in Duplin County

KENANSVILLE -- Four men have been arrested and more than $1 million in marijuana has been seized as a result of an investigation by the Duplin County Sheriff's Department. "We arrested two folks last Tuesday in the Rose Hill area,...

Town reacts to news of project's end

There will be no new Paramount Theater any time soon, and the news is getting mixed reviews. Paramount Reconstruction Committee chairman Chuck Allen broke the news at Wednesday's meeting, citing lack of funding and interest and higher priorities as reasons...

Bridge dedicated in memory of Best

Wayne County Sheriff's Capt. Jerry K. Best, who was struck and killed by a passing motorist in 2002 as he tried to remove a deer carcass from a road, was remembered as a man who touched many lives. Now his...

Another store robbed in county; suspect arrested

A knife-wielding teenager robbed the Saulston Community Store at 4673 Wayne Memorial Drive on Wednesday night but was arrested later, and the money was recovered, according to a Wayne County Sheriff's Office report. Michael King, 17, of Tinderwood Drive was...

Public records

Man robbed A man from Dudley was robbed Wednesday night of more than $6,000 in jewelry and other property by two armed black men in a yard in the 400 block of Rudolph Street, according to a Goldsboro police report....

Wayne Community College open house to be held Friday

The public will get a chance to tour Wayne Community College on Friday during an open house from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Students from area high schools have been invited to attend sessions in the morning, with the afternoon...