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Monday, August 27, 2007

Train derailment

News-Argus/Bobby Williams A southbound CSX freight train headed to a mill in Warsaw lost 22 of its grain cars in a derailment Sunday around 2:30 p.m. just north of Hinnant Road between Goldsboro and Pikeville. For more information see...

Freight train derails; 22 cars slip off track

PIKEVILLE -- A freight train carrying animal feed derailed at about 3 p.m. Sunday near a cotton field off U.S. 117 North and Hicks Road. The CSX train was bound for Warsaw in Duplin County to make a delivery when...

School bells ring

Six-year-old Sarah Boyette had a spring in her step as she walked down the hall at Rosewood Elementary School early this morning. Decked out in her blue Skechers, a brown T-shirt and skirt, her hair was pulled back into a...

Group stumps for more business in politics

The number of businessmen and women in the ranks of the North Carolina General Assembly might be declining, but Wayne County Chamber of Commerce President Steve Hicks isn't too worried. He is confident that Wayne County and its business interests...

Mount Olive sets sights on downtown improvement plan

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive is trying to bring more life into its downtown and surrounding areas with the help of the Small Town Development Committee. The committee and town officials met last week to discuss the next steps in...

Wayne will name 2007's top teacher

Three finalists for 2007-08 Teacher of the Year for Wayne County Public Schools have been announced, with the countywide winner to be named on Tuesday night during a banquet at Goldsboro Country Club. Individual candidates for the 32 schools in...

Public record

Thefts *Nicholas Jack reported someone broke into Domino's Pizza on Martin Road, stole a safe worth $1,000 and caused $500 in damage to a door. *Coreen Hagan reported someone stole air-conditioning units valued at a total of $15,000 from six...

Clarification

A story in the Aug. 8 edition about the shooting death of Jadie Demon Taylor indicated that Julius Reid, 23, of LaGrange Road, was a witness to the shooting. Reid did not witness the incident and simply gave Taylor a...