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Monday, June 26, 2006

Pickle truck crash - Driver, passenger walk away

News-Argus/Bobby Williams A tractor-trailor loaded with Mt. Olive Pickle Co. pickles wrecked Sunday about 3 p.m. on N.C. 55 west of Mount Olive. A state Highway Patrol report on the accident was unavailable today. Witnesses said the driver and...

Three die in crash near county line

NEWTON GROVE -- Three Wayne County residents died Sunday afternoon when the driver lost control of the truck they were riding in and struck another vehicle near Newton Grove, officials said. The passengers, Heather Marie Tucker, 22, of Mobile Circle...

Princeton has more plans for new park

PRINCETON -- Princeton held a grand opening Saturday for its new Ray M. Floors Community Park. The park sits on 4.3 acres on Holts Pond Road, and features two playgrounds, a walking trail and a picnic area. The park is...

Lottery takes some explaining

Playing the lottery is not simply a matter of coming in, marking numbers and walking away with a prize-winning ticket, lottery retailers say. Instead, some store clerks say they are spending time educating new customers on not only the choice...

New bidding process saving county money

A new bidding process for companies competing for service contracts with Wayne County could save the county an estimated $120,000 over the next four years, county officials said. A reverse auction process creates a more competitive environment, said county leaders,...

Public records

Woman shot A 58-year-old Goldsboro woman was wounded Sunday in a predawn shooting in the Pinewood Square parking lot in the 1000 block of North Spence Avenue, Goldsboro police reported. Earmalene B. Larry, a Wal-Mart employee, was taken to Wayne...