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Thursday, October 5, 2006

New Art Studio

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Jeff Darwin said he has invested in downtown Goldsboro before. Friday, his new project, Art Studio 102, opens to the public. The space is located on the corner of Walnut and John streets and will be occupied...

Mount Olive murder suspect caught

A Goldsboro man who fled the state to avoid a murder charge learned the hard way this week that you can't escape the long arm of the law. Basher Baker, 21, of Hugh Street, faces one count of murder...

A lifetime at the fair, Scooter remembers 33 years on the road

Running away to the join the carnival ... it sounds like a cliché - something every child dreams of doing and maybe even threatens once or twice. But who really does it? Who really leaves home at the age...

Investing in the city's history

When Jeff Darwin walked through the second floor of a 100-year-old building on the corner of Walnut and John streets, he knew it was time to invest again in downtown Goldsboro. Hundreds of hours of restoration and renovation later, he...

SUV driver charged in crash in Pikeville

A Goldsboro man faces charges of vehicular homicide in connection with a two-vehicle accident in Pikeville that left a Kenly man dead last month. Randy Lee Mills, 48, of Mills Road, was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle,...

Five honored for their work as top volunteers

Five Wayne County people were honored for their volunteer work at an awards ceremony Wednesday at Cherry Hospital's conference center. Receiving the 2006 North Carolina Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Service were Donna Edmundson, Jake Fischer, Tara Humphries, Jennifer Jordan and...

Aycock has 58 fairs under his belt ... and counting

For 58 years, the Wayne County fair has had its share of givens. There are always going to be pigs and a market steer show -- and there have always been plenty of crops and home-baked goodies. And Charles "Bud"...

Bakers bring their pies to the fair

The knife glided through the lightly browned meringue piled high on top of the pie. You could almost taste the sweet stuff melting on your tongue. As the judges took bite after bite of all kinds of pies, onlookers anxiously...

Public Record

Investigations Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *Prentice James Fullwood reported someone he knew stabbed him with a letter opener during an argument. *Roderick Rajon Warren reported someone he knew stabbed him with a kitchen knife during an argument. *Laketta...

Passenger remains in critical condition

Critical condition Sharetta Herder remained in critical condition at Pitt Memorial Hospital today after an accident Wednesday. Her husband, Pervis Herder Jr., was killed in the crash at the intersection of U.S. 13 and Country Lane Road. Jeffrey Mozingo was...

Duplin ag tour THURS

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service will sponsor its fall tourism tour Tuesday, Oct. 10. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m at the Extension Service at 208 W. Chestnut St. Transportation will be provided. Stops and presentations will be made at...