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Friday, December 8, 2006

Chief coffee-maker -- All for the United Way

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Mayor Al King, center, talks with Richard and Karen Brashear as he serves them a sample of peppermint mocha at Starbucks as part of the United Way's Bring It On campaign this morning. King agreed to serve...

Police search for clues in murder

FREMONT -- No arrests have been made in the Nov. 27 murder that claimed the life of a 46-year-old man, but police and town officials remain hopeful someone will come forward with information that will lead them to the alleged...

Suspects sought in robbery at hotel

Goldsboro police have zeroed in on one of two suspects who allegedly robbed the Jameson Inn at gunpoint Tuesday and got away with $300. Dequan Terrell McLamb, 20, of 2203 Koonce St., Apartment-D, his last known address, is being sought...

A little mocha with the mayor

He traded in his blazer for a green apron and his gavel for a tray of hot holiday drinks. But for Mayor Al King, serving the Goldsboro residents who came into Starbucks on this cold, December morning didn't seem like...

Nineteen county teachers receive chamber mini-grants

The Chamber of Commerce "Prize Patrol" had the winners come to them this year. More than $14,000 worth of mini-grants were awarded to teachers at 13 schools in the county Thursday afternoon. But instead of fanning out and delivering them...

11-year-old earns chance to sing for nation

Wayne County already knows Madeline Edwards can sing. Come Monday morning, so will the rest of the country. The Goldsboro 11-year-old will appear on CBS TV's The Early Show as part of its weekly "Living Room ... Live!" program, which...

District's audit shows fund balance use

Receiving its 2006 audit report Tuesday night, the Duplin County Board of Education learned that with the school system operating at a loss last year, it had been forced to draw $731,444 out of its fund balance to cover its...

Village will open doors for holiday Saturday

Young carolers will serenade guests at the fifth annual Christmas in the Village Saturday at Historic Waynes-borough. Historic Waynesborough will be open to the public from noon until 5 p.m. The village is located at 801 South U.S. 117, across...

Public records

Accidents *Patrick Kelly, 38, Walnut Ridge Drive, was hurt when a driver identified as Jose M. Bautista allegedly fell asleep at the wheel and was involved in an accident with the motorcycle Kelly's was operating at Berkeley Boulevard and Ash...

Eureka Town Board opens sewer bids

EUREKA -- Officials with the town of Eureka opened bids Tuesday for a project aimed at fixing the town's leaky sewer system. T.A. Loving Co. of Goldsboro appeared to be the low bidder for the portion of the projection intended...