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Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Senior Games -- Competition all this week

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Merlin Gates, left, and George Pool compete in a game of shuffleboard during the Wayne County Senior Games at the Herman Park Center Monday afternoon. The games will continue through Friday at various recreation centers and schools...

Accused murderer arrested

Accused killer Kelvin Buffalo Jr. uttered no words and gave no resistance as he was led out of a patrol car in handcuffs as a swarm of Goldsboro police officers and investigators surrounded him Monday. Dressed in a black T-shirt,...

City, county discuss cooperation

When Wayne County Manager Lee Smith and several commissioners met last week with Goldsboro Mayor Al King, City Manager Joe Huffman and representatives from the city council, the idea was to share information and find ways for the two entities...

Basnight's restaurant destroyed by fire

The Lone Cedar Cafe, owned by state Sen. Marc Basnight, succumbed to a two-alarm fire at about 1 this morning, causing more than $1 million in damages, according to Nags Head officials. The fire was noticed by a passing motorist...

Work crews erect Paramount frame

Foundation work at the Paramount Theater site has been completed and crews from T.A. Loving Co. have begun erecting the building's steel framework, officials said. Goldsboro native David Weil, one of the men behind the theater reconstruction effort, said this...

Mount Olive Wal-Mart opening

MOUNT OLIVE -- The new Wal-Mart in Mount Olive will opens its doors for the first time Monday at 6 p.m. for business leaders to preview the store, and a grand opening celebration will be held at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday,with...

Antique farm equipment show planned

The Sixth Annual Antique Farm Equipment Days will be held this weekend and will feature a rare steam engine manufactured by a local company. The event will be held Friday and Saturday at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. Gates open at...

Accused killer also charged with sex offenses against child

Lenoir County Sheriff's Office officials have filed a new list of charges to a man accused in the murder of a 7-year-old Pink Hill girl. John Alan Manning, 37, of 206 Leighton Drive, originally faced one count of murder in...

Disabilities Awareness Walk set for May 9

The 11th Annual Hal Plonk Disability Awareness Walk will be held at 10 a.m. May 9 beginning and ending at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 204 E. Chestnut St. Line up will be around 9:45 a.m., and the Dillard Middle...

Bloodmobile schedule

The following is the May bloodmobile schedule for the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross: May 1: Sam's Club from 1 to 5:30 p.m. May 8: Piedmont Natural Gas from 8 a.m. to noon and the Red Cross...

Alpha Phi Alpha banquet Saturday

The Theta Omicron Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity will host its 23rd annual scholarship and recognition banquet on Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 601 W. Elm Street. Four scholarships will be...