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Monday, December 18, 2006

Top Cop in the shop

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders serves some doughnuts to Crystal Willford, left, and Stephanie McPhail at the Goldsboro Krispy Kreme this morning. The “Head Cop at the Doughnut Shop” was making and serving doughnuts to help aid...

Rush to the mailbox: Today expected to be busiest day

Janie Tucker performs better when the pressure is on. She's a last-minute Christmas shopper and, this morning, joined the crowd at the Goldsboro Post Office branch on Cashwell Drive to ensure packages for friends and family arrived "just in time"...

Attorney to defend trooper in DWI case

A Smithfield attorney tapped to represent a former Wayne County sheriff's deputy charged with drunken driving, but who pleaded guilty to a minor violation, has been hired by a local state trooper accused of DWI. Meanwhile, the county has paid...

Two get time for beating, throwing man in river

Two Wayne County men who allegedly beat, stabbed and tossed a man into the Little River and left him for dead in February will face prison time for their involvement. Tommy Hase Johnston, 31, of Hinnant Road, Pikeville, and Larry...

He's making the doughnuts

Wayne County's head cop was at the doughnut shop this morning. But this time, Sheriff Carey Winders was serving doughnuts rather than eating them. Well, mostly serving them. He did eat one. Working at Krispy Kreme from 8 to 10...

Goldsboro native elected to head association

Goldsboro native James Kerr II was elected president of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners for 2007 at the association's annual meeting. Kerr is a commissioner on the North Carolina Utilities Commis-sion, one of 50 such regulatory bodies overseeing...

Sharing with the county's needy

Wayne County is in the giving spirit this year, with many people signing up to provide food, clothing and toys for the needy across the area, local charities say. Money is also coming in for several major collections around the...

Rep. Butterfield will take new committe spot

As a member of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, 1st District Congressman G.K. Butterfield has long been a friend to North Carolina's military bases. But, he said, just because he's stepping down from that post, Goldsboro and other military...

Public records

Hit and run Goldsboro police are looking for a female driver who allegedly struck and injured a teen on Ash and Slocumb streets and fled from the area Sunday. Jamar Harper, 18, of Woodrow St., was traveling north on Slocumb...

GATEWAY director field narrowed

Local officials have completed interviews for the job of director of the Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority and are reviewing applicants, officials with the city and county said. The search committee of County Manager Lee Smith, City Manager Joe Huffman and Wayne...

Commissioners to appoint legislative liaison Tuesday

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners will choose a new legislative liaison at its Tuesday morning meeting. The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners has requested that all 100 counties appoint one county commissioner as that county's legislative liaison. In...