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Monday, September 24, 2007

Two-vehicle accident

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Wayne County EMS and other responders assist a driver at the scene of this motorcycle crash that was part of a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of N.C. 55 East and N.C. 403 about five miles east...

Two die in motorcycle crash

Two people are dead today after their Honda motorcycle was struck by a 1999 Ford Explorer on N.C. 55 at about 5:45 p.m., Sunday, about four miles east of Mount Olive. The couple, whose names were not released by the...

Search ends in arrest of 16-year-old

A Goldsboro area teen accused of a violent early Sunday morning break-in spree is in custody, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office said. Christin Ray Godette, 16, Forest Knolls Road, is accused of five break-ins and attempted break-ins within a half-square...

Last of town hall meetings is set for Tuesday

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners will host the last of six town hall meetings Tuesday at Charles B. Aycock High School. The format of the meeting, which will run from 6 to 8 p.m., is expected to be much...

Early care key to health for babies, nurses say

Infant mortality rates in Wayne County have dropped significantly in recent years, prompting the Health Department to focus on ways to maintain the trend. Historically, the issue has been a problem for the county, Health Director James Roosen said. In...

Local graduate takes over MO chamber job

MOUNT OLIVE -- Tyler Barwick brings the same bright smile to Center Street every morning. You would, too, if you had just landed the job of your dreams, she said. The Mount Olive Chamber of Commerce has hired a new...

Mount Olive sisters say they are ready for the county fair ... again

MOUNTOLIVE -- There is only a little less than a week before the opening of the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. And for most children, that means dreams of cotton candy and Ferris wheels. But that's not all the annual event...

Davis honored by state employees organization

Carolyn Davis, chairman of District 60 of the State Employees Association of North Carolina, received the District of the Year Award at the organization's annual convention held in Greensboro. She was recognized for her hard work and accomplishments for association...

Medicare seminar

The Medicare seminar hosted by Wayne County Services on Aging will be held at the Wayne County Agricultural Center at the corner of Chestnut and George streets, from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday....

Correction

The headline on the Business Page story Sunday about Cuts-4-Muttz grooming salon was spelled incorrectly, and the old telephone number was included. The new number is 759-4001....