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Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Annual Chamber Banquet

News-Argus/Andrew Bell Dr. Ed Wilson, right, president of Wayne Community College, shakes hands with Geoff Hulse after receiving the Cornerstone Award during the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce's Annual Banquet on Tuesday night. The award is given to a...

Three injured in Dudley wreck

DUDLEY -- Three people were rushed to the hospital this morning after they were injured in a head-on collision on Arrington Bridge Road near Sleepy Creek Road. A late model white Buick Riviera and a late model white convertible Mitsubishi...

Officers chase fleeing driver

A Goldsboro man led police on a high-speed chase across northern Wayne County early today, until he abandoned his truck near Stantonsburg in Greene County and was captured in a briar patch while trying to get away. Jamie Parrish, 32,...

Chamber surprises Dr. Ed Wilson with award

Dr. Ed Wilson has shaken the hands of thousands of graduates since he became the president of Wayne Community College almost 15 years ago. But it was Wilson who was the recipient of plenty of congratulations Tuesday night after receiving...

Would-be robber twice denied money at bank

DEEP RUN -- A woman tried to rob the Southern Bank and Trust Co. branch in Deep Run Tuesday morning, but the teller twice refused to give her any money and the would-be robber fled the scene, Lenoir County Sheriff's...

Trying new ways to be a Girl Scout

Terri Bryant never dreamed she could be a Girl Scout until a few weeks ago when she joined Troop 521 at the Boys & Girls Club on Royall Avenue. "I wanted to wear the green and the hat," the 15-year-old...

Whitesides joins MOC faculty

MOUNT OLIVE -- Carlette Whitesides has joined Mount Olive College as the director of the Teaching and Learning Center. She received her bachelor's degree in religion and philosophy from Columbia College in South Carolina and her master's degree from the...

Grant awarded

The Foundation of Wayne Community College and the Wayne County Cooperative Extension Service were awarded a $2,000 grant from East Carolina Farm Credit to implement the Karl M. Best Leadership Program to improve the image of the agriculture industry by...

Public Record

Investigation Bobbie Monroe Davidson told Wayne County Sheriff's Office investigators that someone broke into a shed at his home in the 600 block of St. John Church Road and stole two doors, a laptop computer, Sony PlayStation 2, cell phones...