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Wednesday, October 4, 2006

U.S. 13 crash

News-Argus/Bobby Williams One person was killed in a crash that occurred around 6:30 this morning on U.S. 13 South. The Mar-Mac, Thoroughfare and Grantham volunteer fire departments responded to the scene. It took more than two hours to clear...

Deadly crash claims one life

Pervis Herder Jr. of Dudley was killed in a three-car accident early today at the intersection of N.C. 13 South and Country Lane Road. Two other people were listed in critical condition - Jeffrey Mozingo of Mar-Mac, the driver of...

County will explore future sewer expansion

An expanded sewer system, continued work on school facilities and a new detention center are among the goals Wayne County's Board of Commissioners are targeting for the future. The commissioners continued work on the county's long-range planning Tuesday during the...

Defense wil claim insanity in Legg case

The defense attorney for Roy George Legg told prosecutors this week he hopes to prove that his client was insane when he fatally shot a storekeeper's son-in-law during an armed robbery in May 2003. Legg, 58, who lived in a...

Shelter searching for location after city site denied

Business owners along Wayne Memorial Drive heard the words they waited two weeks for from City Council members Monday evening -- there will be no animal shelter constructed on Eighth Street. The council rejected a request by the Wayne County...

No mobile homes in city limits, board says

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Town Board decided in a split vote Monday night to keep the town's mobile home ordinance the way it is. The town Planning Board had received two complaints in four years about restrictions on...

It's still all about the 'dogs' ... fun

It's all about the hot dogs -- and community pride -- for the volunteer firefighters and grange members who ply their wares at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair each year. The friendly competition for the fairgoer's dollar has been going...

Beauty and the ... beef

Some were getting a blow-dry. Others caught a quick trim and brushing. In the moments before Tuesday's Open Junior Market Beef Heifer Show, the scene on the outskirts of the grandstand proved that walking home with the blue ribbon is...

Fair schedule

Wednesday 4 p.m. -- Midway opens. 4 p.m. -- Kindergarten through second grade talent contest. 4 p.m. -- Livestock judging. 5 p.m. -- Cheerleading Contest 5:30 p.m. -- Vocational Competition, Auto Mechanics 6 p.m. Rowdy Rooster Puppet Show near the...

Fair winners

Salute to Senior Citizens Youngest Grandparent: Jeffrey Massey, Goldsboro Most Children: Bea Dawson, Goldsboro and Margaret Jones, Goldsboro Most Recent Grandparent: Martha Massey, Goldsboro Most Grandchildren: Luta Belle Lawrence, Goldsboro; Shelly Price, Seven Springs; Oscar Lee and Beatrice Davis, LaGrange;...

Pikeville board gives town administrator more authority

Although the Pikeville Board of Commissioners chose Monday night not to change to a council-type municipal government, the board did grant the town administrator more authority over the town's day-to-day business. Pikeville officials are allowed under state law to organize...

Kenly police chief made 'poor choices'

Acting Kenly police Chief Josh Gibson said Tuesday that the news of the termination of their former police chief for misusing the town's credit card sent shock waves through the six-man department, but their allegiance to the town of Kenly...