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Friday, October 12, 2007

Ready to fry fish

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Ralph Casey, left, and George Raecher unload boxes of fish early this morning at Herman Park Center. The Wayne County Shriners are holding their annual fish fry today from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., and from 4...

Dail case won't affect eyewitness--based cases

Since the late 1990s, scrutiny of the reliability of eyewitness testimony and police lineups reached the likes of former Attorney General Janet Reno. And when Dwayne Allen Dail was exonerated in August, eyewitness reliability came to the forefront in a...

Plan for station closer to debut

Architect David Gall isn't in his yellow construction hat today -- at least not at Union Station. Now, he has his pencil out and is starting to turn his vision of a revitalized train station into a concrete development plan....

Flat tire foils plot to steal from cars

Using a car stolen out of the Dudley area proved the downfall of two Dudley teenagers -- and a flat tire might have kept them from getting away, authorities say. James Timothy Sauls Jr., 19, Fulton Road, and John Henry...

Wayne Country Day team wins spelling bee

Walnut Creek Country Club was abuzz Thursday night as a fight-to-the-finish word match drew to a close. The sixth annual spelling bee, hosted by the Wayne Charitable Partnership, a non-profit arm of Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, came down to...

Partnership reports year of helping ounty children start right

Partnership for Children of Wayne County completed another year providing a solid foundation for parents and children, local and state officials reported Thursday at the group's annual meeting. Since the partnership's inception nine years ago, the list of services has...

Butterfield to name post office for John Henry Wooten

Hoping to honor a man he described as a "legend," U.S. Rep G.K. Butterfield introduced legislation Wednesday to have the Cashwell Drive post office named after the former educator and Wayne County commissioner, John Henry Wooten Sr. "John Wooten was...

Public record

Student charged A Goldsboro High School student faces charges for threatening a teacher Wednesday afternoon, police said. Tramaine Surrette, 17, of Courtyard Circle, threatened a teacher and attempted an assault before being subdued, according to an investigator's report. Police said...

Library book sale set for this weekend

The Friends of the Wayne County Public Library are sponsoring their annual Fall Book Sale today through the weekend in the Gertrude Weil Auditorium at the Main Library on East Ash Street. Sale hours Saturday are 9 a.m. to 5...

League of Women voters forum

The League of Women Voters of Wayne County will have a candidates forum for all Wayne County races for the November election, including the sanitary district boards. The forum will be held Thursday, Oct. 25, from 6:30 p.m until 9...

Car hits cow

A Wayne County Sheriff's deputy hit a cow in his personal vehicle on Stevens Mill Road early Thursday morning, a state trooper said. Deputy Mike Biggins was headed to his job as a security officer at Wayne Memorial Hospital around...

Auto show to benefit Children's Hospital

PRINCETON -- An auto show to raise money for the Duke Children's Hospital will be held Saturday starting at 9 a.m. at the Food Lion in Princeton. There will be food, a kids costume contest, a 50-50 drawing, race cars...

Clarification

In a Sept. 27 story on The Village of Walnut Creek approving a plat for The Links subdivision, it was incorrectly said that the subdivision will include more than 300 homes. There will be 65 homes in the first phase...