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Friday, November 10, 2006

He was there

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Jimi Marcum holds up a 60-year-old picture of his father, Jim, 88. Until a few years ago, he said he had no idea that the photograph was taken while his father was a World War II medic...

Investigators track hit-and-run car

Less than 24 hours after authorities found the body of a Goldsboro man struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver, authorities might have already identified a suspect. Troopers of the North Carolina Highway Patrol, Wayne County Sheriff's Office detectives and...

High-speed 18-wheeler chase spans 2 counties

A high-speed chase that began in Johnston County ended in Goldsboro in front of Wal-Mart Wednesday night. At about 8 p.m., the Johnston County Sheriff's Department received a call from the owner of M&M Feed Mill on N.C. 70, just...

Facilities team gets first round of direction

Two of the three committees empowered with reviewing facilities in the school system were given their marching orders Thursday night by the Facilities Master Plan Team. Wayne County Schools Superintendent Dr. Steven Taylor called the session a chance to lay...

Pikeville bank hit by armed suspect

PIKEVILLE -- Cradling a handgun, a Pikeville woman allegedly walked into BB&T Bank about 10 minutes before closing time Thursday and demanded money. The bank robber police identified as Pamela Diana Davis or Pamela Mercer Custer bolted from the bank...

That day on the beach at Normandy ...

Jim Marcum has carried an aging military identification in his back pocket for more than 60 years. The laminated card -- issued Feb. 7, 1944 -- is kept hidden from view, much like the painful memories he collected on the...

State says ABC scores will stand

End-of-grade math scores released last week will stand as official results, state and local officials announced this week. On Nov. 1, the State Board of Education announced results of the grades 3-8 math tests would be delayed pending further review....

Volunteers honored at ceremony

The Torhunta Boy Scout District honored its volunteers Thursday night at its annual banquet at St. Luke United Methodist Church. Beth Bosshart and Larry Filion received the District Award of Merit. Bill Moon received the Enduring Service Award. Ms. Bosshart...

Counties will honor local veterans with parades Sunday

Residents of Wayne, Duplin and Johnston counties will have a chance Saturday to honor America's veterans. Three Veterans Day parades are planned in the area -- in Goldsboro, Warsaw and Princeton. The parades in Goldsboro and Warsaw start at 11...

Public records

Investigations Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *Two unknown suspects walked into the Teasers nightclub about 1:10 a.m. Friday. One of the suspects pointed a gun at a cashier and demanded money. While they emptied the till, one of the...