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Friday, August 24, 2007

High speed chase ends in arrest

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy Lt. Sherwood Daly examines a Suzuki motorcycle after the operator led police on a high-speed chase Thursday. For more information see Motorcyclist, 19, leads officers on 11-mile chase....

Motorcyclist, 19, leads officers on 11-mile chase

A Goldsboro teen who led several law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase through Wayne County at about 1:15 p.m. Thursday now faces a laundry list of traffic charges. Grant Williams, 19, was traveling on a blue and white motorcycle...

DWI case against trooper dismissed

The case of a former state trooper charged with DWI in September was dismissed this week because the investigating trooper failed to properly serve him with a warrant. Darien Neal Smith, 32, of Goldsboro, was charged with driving under the...

Alliance seeks help to secure grant funds

Members of the Stoney Creek Park Alliance are trying to get money they will need to push the project forward. And to accomplish that, they have brought in an expert. Bob Masters, president of Carolina Opportunities Inc. in Snow Hill,...

Wayne Commissioners talk about taxes, schools

Despite less than a dozen people showing up at Rosewood High School Thursday evening, Wayne County officials were reasonably pleased with the results of their first town hall meeting. "A lot of good can come out of these types of...

Fremont will sell 44 guns found in evidence locker

FREMONT -- Fremont police Chief Ronald Rawlings is going to have a few guns for sale after discovering an evidence locker full of old weapons -- and a change in state law that allows him to run a sale. Rawlings...

Public record

Suspect arrested Goldsboro police arrested a teen who allegedly broke into a home at 607 N. Pineview Ave and stole nearly $300 in property. All of the property has since been recovered. Derman Murchison, 16, of Aycock Street, was charged...

Voting for Caseys starts today

Voting begins today for the Oreo & Milk Jingle Contest in which area residents Daniel and Samantha Casey are finalists. The father-daughter bluegrass duo are among 10 finalists in the nationwide contest. The top five will get to travel to...

Correction

A story in Thursday's edition indicated Mike Herring is the director of the Lenoir County ABC board. Herring is director of the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission....