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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

11-year-old's television debut

News-Argus/Greg Sousa This photograph of a television image from WRAL-TV, shows Goldsboro singer Madeline Edwards, 11, performing live on national TV this morning. Madeline won CBS's "The Early Show's" talent competition, "Living Room ... Live! Kids," and earned a...

Would-be victims take on robber

Outnumbered and outgunned. That's how one would-be robber found himself when he barged into a family's home on Timothy Street in Dudley late Sunday and attempted to deprive them of out of their hard-earned dollars. Instead of leaving the home...

County farmers gather to recognize this year's local top crop producers

Coming off one of Wayne County's most productive years -- especially with grains -- the Wayne County Farmers Association held its annual banquet Monday night to honor local growers. The largest wheat producer in the county last year, Warren Davis,...

Autopsy of 25-year-old shows lethal mix of drugs

Blood samples taken from a young woman who was found dead at Econo Lodge on New Year's Day showed she had a lethal mix of methadone and cocaine in her body when she died, a state autopsy report shows. Officials...

Man drives car into police station in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- Police said 18-year-old Jared Eugene Painter of Bethel Church Road in Mount Olive drove his 1997 Ford into the front of Town Hall around 11 p.m. Monday. Mount Olive Police Chief Emmett Ballree said no charges were...

Restaurant will open its doors Monday

A long-watched restaurant will finally open its doors next week. Neptune's Seafood House at 430 N. Berkeley Ave., which holds 185 guests, is expected to open its doors for the first time 11 a.m. Monday. The 5,777-square-foot facility boasts a...

Public record

Accidents Goldsboro police responded to these accidents: * At approximately 2 p.m. Monday, Joshua Jahlem Gray, 5, was crossing William Street toward New Hope Road with his cousin when he jerked away from her. Howard Cecil Barnes, Jr., 53, told...

Chief: Change batteries in smoke detectors

Goldsboro Fire Chief Alvin Ward is asking residents to change the batteries in their smoke detectors now that they have changed their clocks. Having a working smoke detector in the home could save your family from becoming a victim, Ward...