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Overturned tractor

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Goldsboro firefighters work to extract Marshall Cox Sr. from beneath his tractor which overturned in an irrigation ditch on Wayne Memorial Drive Tuesday. A tow truck was used to lift the tractor off Cox, who was taken...

Starling defeats LaRoque for District 10 GOP nod

KINSTON -- Willie Ray Starling won the Republican nomination for the District 10 seat in the state House on Tuesday, defeating incumbent Stephen LaRoque, 1,062 to 969. The vote was a rematch of the May primary, ordered by the state...

Jury set for Cox murder trial

A jury of nine women and three men will decide the fate of accused double murderer Telly T. Cox of LaGrange. The sound of the words, "We are satisfied," from the prosecutor and Cox's defense attorneys ended two days of...

Man trapped under tractor three hours

A Goldsboro man was trapped underwater for about three hours Tuesday when his John Deere tractor overturned in a ditch and pinned him underneath. Marshall Cox Sr. of Wayne Memorial Drive was out "bush-hogging" or cutting bushes on his property...

Wayne County deputy fired after DWI crash

Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders regrets that he had to terminate one of his deputies who appeared to have a lot of promise. But he said the actions of Deputy Mathew Sasser, 23, who allegedly got drunk in uniform...

Numbers still rising after 10th-day mark

Wayne County Public Schools' official 10-day enrollment count is in, with more than 100 students than the same time last year. As of Monday, the school system reported 19,426 students in its 32 schools. Last year when the 10th day...

Owner hit when car crashes into store

A Goldsboro businesswoman was seriously injured when an 80-year-old woman drove into the front glass window of Quality Cleaners on Wayne Memorial Drive and pinned her behind the counter. Larose Whaley Caison of Live Oak Drive was behind the wheel...

Mount Olive could relax mobile home limitations

MOUNT OLIVE -- Double-wide mobile homes might soon be going up in Mount Olive again. The Mount Olive Planning Board voted Tuesday night to ask the town board to consider allowing double-wide mobile homes in town and in its extraterritorial...

Police, fire honored by Jaycees

More than 95 people gathered at the First Baptist Church community building on John Street to pay tribute to the men and women of the Goldsboro Police Department and the Goldsboro Fire Department. The event was sponsored by the Goldsboro...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *A 42-year-old Mount Olive woman was found dead in her Bowden Road home. She had a hysterectomy the week before. She also had a medical history. An autopsy will be conducted...

Planning board elects officers

The Wayne County Planning Board elected its chairman and vice chairman Tuesday night. The board re-elected chairman Wayne Aycock and vice-chairman Chris Cox for the next year during the board's meeting at The Steak Barn. Former members of the board...