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Monday, August 21, 2006

Arson

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Billy Hardy Jr., 22, of Hack Drive, Dudley, was charged with second-degree arson Saturday night after allegedly setting fire to this mobile home at 958 O'Berry Road. Wayne County Sheriff's Detective Mike Kabler said Hardy might have...

Suspect flees, charged in trailer fire

A shooting Saturday morning started a chain of events that eventually involved a car accident and allegedly, the burning of a mobile home. Billy Hardy Jr., 22, of Hack Drive in Dudley, is being held in the Wayne County Jail...

New store increases business

MOUNT OLIVE -- The start of construction of a Wal-Mart superstore in Mount Olive has already boosted the Mount Olive economy and is generating interest in commercial property adjacent to the site on N.C. 55, town officials say. Mount Olive...

Back to school begins

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College's freshmen came to their dorms Sunday with their parents and siblings and bearing necessities like televisions, clothing, snack foods and DVDs. The weather was clear, but hot, so area churches helped out the college's...

Meeting set for Tuesday in city neighborhood

The presence of gang graffiti on sidewalks, street signs and roads might be one of many concerns neighbors in the Bunche Drive and Harris Street areas voice to city officials Tuesday, Goldsboro Mayor Al King said. More than a month...

Public records

Checkpoint yields 68 charges Wayne County law enforcement officers wrote 68 traffic and criminal citations Friday during a Booze-It-and-Lose-It checkpoint on U.S. 70 East, near its intersection with Oak Forest Road. Maj. Mike Hopper said two of the charges were...

8-year-old killed in accident

An 8-year-old Wayne County boy was killed Saturday when he fell off a utility trailer and was run over by its wheels. Dalton Darden of 102 Austin Drive was one of several people on the trailer when the accident happened...

Ground broken for hospice center

KENANSVILLE -- Carolina East Home Care & Hospice Center held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday at Duplin Commons. The indoor groundbreaking foreshadowed a new hospice center construction, which will begin some time in October near Kenansville. Company officials said they expect...

Correction

A dog show planned for Saturday at Herman Park has entry fees of $6 per class and $30 for unlimited classes. Proceeds from the event will go to the American Cancer Society. For information, call 738-7770....