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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Many turn out to say goodbye

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Mary Ann Padgette, left, tries to help 10-year-old Kevin Ezzell understand the story about the child who was abandoned at a vacant house on Chelly Street in Warsaw. Officials are investigating the incident — and looking for...

3-car pileup at disputed intersection

Three vehicles were involved in a wreck Tuesday morning at an intersection that has been a source of argument for state officials and residents over the past few months. Although no one was hurt in the accident at the intersection...

Rest in Peace Baby Boy Doe

WARSAW -- Tears trickled down her cheek as JoAnn Benson stared at the tiny, white coffin that held the abandoned baby boy found dead at a vacant home on Chelly Street three weeks ago. Ms. Benson was one of more...

New rule could put a strain on hospitals

Following a recent directive from the North Carolina Division of Mental Health, officials at Cherry Hospital are preparing to limit transfers from other sources, most notably, Wayne Memorial Hospital's emergency department. The order will halt transfers when Cherry's 90-bed adult...

Professor talks about book's Southern roots

Although Clyde Edgerton's book, "Walking Across Egypt," is set in Listre, N.C., local residents have enjoyed this year's Wayne County Reads selection because it could have just as easily been set in Goldsboro or Mount Olive, a college professor told...

Volunteers help landscape at Waynesborough

Volunteers from local garden clubs and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base have added a touch of spring yellow to a new area in Waynesborough Historical Village. The volunteers removed several forsythias Monday from a patch in the parking lot and...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Gerald Dana Lamb reported someone shot him in the leg at a home in the 200 block of Brandywine Drive at about 10:30 p.m. Feb. 24. Lamb, 27, of South Goldsboro...

Smoke warning issued in Johnston

SMITHFIELD -- Motorists traveling to and from Smithfield for the next several days could be met with heavy smoke from by a stump dump that caught fire in the Loop Road area. Emergency crews are working to control the fire....