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Monday, October 30, 2006

Christmas lights

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Cleveland Artis hangs a strand of lights on one of the trees that line Center Street this morning in preparation for the coming holiday season. Nearly three and a half miles of lights are used to light...

Gang markings show up more and more in region

KENANSVILLE -- The sloppy graffiti tagged all over abandoned buildings, isolated barns, bridge sidings, street signs and in alleyways throughout Duplin County doesn't mean much to most people. But gang members and Detective Eric Southerland notice it all -- all...

High-speed chase ends near Wilson

FREMONT -- Fremont police collared two suspects who led them on a high-speed chase Sunday after they failed to pull over during a routine traffic stop. Jamel Sherrod, 32, of South Vance Street, the driver of a black 2006 Nissan...

Hospital's volunteer chaplains offer comfort to local families

The Rev. Ralph Johnson recalls the first time he helped a family deal with the loss of a child. "I received a call late one evening and was informed that there was an infant death," he said. "I rushed to...

City man charged in two rapes, kidnapping

The case of a Goldsboro man accused of kidnapping and sexually abusing at least two mentally ill women is expected to be heard at the Wayne County Courthouse today. The case of Rodney Levon Williams is set for 1:30...

A canine costume gathering

It pays to be a diva. When Quincy the Yorkshire terrier appeared before the judges at the Wayne County Humane Society's annual Halloween Pet Costume Contest Saturday afternoon, she was rolled in by owners Tiffany and Vic Holland of Goldsboro....

Girl Scout councils discuss merger plan

Girl Scouts in Goldsboro could belong to a much larger council this time next year if all goes according to plan. But Coastal Carolina Council director Debbie McDowell-Tate says the only changes local troops will see are more opportunities for...

Flu vaccines available for some in area

Flu vaccines for pregnant women and children, age 6 months to 18 years, are now available at the Duplin County Health Department. They are free of charge. "It's a different dose, but it's all supplied by the state. Because it's...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Wayne County sheriff's deputies arrested a man allegedly responsible for breaking into a property in the Rosewood area. Deputies received a report regarding the alleged theft on Oct. 26. The suspect...