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Thursday, November 29, 2007

Murder case

News-Argus/Babby Williams Wayne County Sheriff's Office Deputy John Baker, left, Det. Robert Chunn and Det. Michael Reid, right, sift through dirt and debris that were removed from around what is believed to be the body of Patricia Herring. The...

Sifting for clues in suspect's yard

GRANTHAM -- State and local investigators carefully combed through mounds of dirt pulled from beneath the steps of a Selah Church Road home on Wednesday. In a shallow grave beneath the pre-fabricated concrete staircase and small wooden deck, they...

Air Force grounds F-15s again, but not E model

For the second time in less than a month, Air Combat Command officials have ordered the grounding of F-15 fighter jets. But this time, the E model stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base will not be affected. ACC spokesman...

Judge will rule on Dail support lawsuit

Much to Dwayne Dail's chagrin, no decision was rendered Wednesday on his request to dismiss his former girlfriend's child support suit. "I'm mad. This is exactly what's wrong with the court system," he exclaimed before storming out of the...

Program to receive new grant

A local group designed to keep at-risk youths on track will receive an additional $390,000 to assist those whose parents are in prison. Smart Choices for Youth will receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...

New high school program will boost spring enrollment, WCC officials say

A new program allowing high school students to take college-level courses online is expected to boost enrollment numbers at Wayne Community College, President Dr. Kay Albertson told the school's trustees Tuesday night. Learn and Earn Online, an initiative introduced...

Mental Health Association sponsoring holiday drive

From staff reports The Mental Health Association in Wayne County is again sponsoring Operation Santa Claus for those in need of basic necessities at holiday time. A wish list received from local nursing homes and care facilities for residents without...

Mount Olive graduation Dec. 15

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College will graduate 350 students at its 54th fall commencement on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m. in Kornegay Arena. Jeffrey Miles Minges, president and chief executive officer of the Minges Bottling Group, will be...

Public record

Death investigation Goldsboro police are investigating the death of Diedrick Woolard of Waynewoods Place, who was found with a gunshot wound to the head at a residence on Collier Street about 5:30 a.m. on Thanksgiving, Sgt. Chad Calloway said. Accused...