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Thursday, January 3, 2008

First Baby

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Jimmy and Janice McClarin are all smiles as they spend some time with their newborn son, Kamren, Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. For more information see County welcomes first baby....

Officers chase man on U.S. 70

A Trenton man led authorities from two counties on a high-speed chase Thursday morning, reaching speeds of up to 110 mph before finally stopping in Kinston, a sergeant says. Daniel Waters, 53, faces charges of careless and reckless operation of...

Huffman: City plate of projects full for '08

Had you asked Joe Huffman in September 2006 just how he intended to pull off construction of a new Paramount Theater and community building, he might not have been able to answer. Goldsboro's city manager said there was "just a...

Reporting center gets new chief

When her younger brother committed suicide in August 1999, Theresa Barratt vowed that she would do whatever she could to help people in similar situations. Now, Mrs. Barratt, the new director of the Wayne County Day Reporting Center, will...

Police search for bank robber

A Smithfield bank just off the U.S. 70 Bypass on U.S. 301 was robbed by a lone man Wednesday morning, authorities there said. A black man described as about 6-feet tall, heavyset, wearing dark clothing entered the Heritage Bank...

County welcomes first baby

Janice McClarin's due date of Jan. 14 was fast-approaching, so she gave little thought to "feeling the baby all day" Monday. It was not enough to keep her and husband, Jimmy, from attending a family gathering that night. "We...

Public Record

Soda stolen Coca-Cola delivery driver Marty Parker said he called police Tuesday when he noticed a suspicious vehicle in the area of his South George Street workplace around noon, Goldsboro police said. About three hours later, Parker reported $150 in...