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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Meet the author

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Tim Tyson, author of “Blood Done Sign My Name,” signs books in the Moffat Auditorium Monday night after a lecture at Wayne Community College. For more information see Homegrown perspective....

916th breaks ground

Fritz Linsenmeyer is not used to being interrupted -- particularly in the middle of a speech aimed at community leaders and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base leadership. But the colonel and 916th Air Refueling Wing commander let it slide Monday...

Homegrown perspective

Historian Timothy Tyson told a crowd of 400 people at Wayne Community College Monday that he is still waiting for the Civil Rights Movement to bring about full integration. The author of the 2008 Wayne County Reads selection "Blood Done...

Planning board OKs new lofts' subdivision

The Goldsboro Planning Commission approved a subdivision plan Monday night that will allow the Borden Mills Loft Condominiums project to continue. The property, which is located on the corner of Royall Avenue and William Street, was formerly used by the...

EWMS student caught with pot

An Eastern Wayne Middle School student had eight small bags of marijuana in his locker and sold the drug to at least three other students earlier this month, authorities said. The Goldsboro Police Department did not file a report on...

Second suspect is charged in deadly breaking, entering

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says the last arrest was made Monday in an August home invasion that left one accused armed robber dead. Leonard Deshea Middleton, 24, Indian Springs Road, Mount Olive, is charged with two counts of first-degree...

Public record

Break-in charge Goldsboro police investigators have charged a man in connection with two break-ins at a Park Avenue home. Police said Toby Steven Blankenship, 29, of East Beech Street faces two counts each of breaking and entering, larceny after breaking...

They were right there for Capitol Hill speech

Approximately five minutes before the 9 p.m. start of President George W. Bush's seventh and final State of the Union address Monday night, Fox News' Brit Hume told viewers that the chambers of the U.S. House of Representatives were filling...

NCSU professor to deliver Martin lecture

MOUNT OLIVE -- Dr. C. M. "Mike" Williams will be the guest lecturer at Mount Olive College's 16th Annual Lorelle F. Martin Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. at Raper Hall. The theme for the lecture is "The...