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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Run, shad, run

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Joe Cunningham of Walnut Creek hauls in a shad from the Neuse River at the Sam Casey Bridge on Monday. Spring is here and the shad are running, local fishermen say....

Reward increased in Fremont area murder

FREMONT -- The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has leads and a "person of interest" in a Black Creek Road murder, but still needs help piecing the case together. And an anonymous donor hopes an extra $5,000 may help uncover information...

Mt. Olive woman killed by pickup

MOUNT OLIVE -- A town woman died Monday night after being struck by a pickup truck on County Road, police said. Sharon Carter, who was about 48 years old, was walking on County Road near the intersection of Nellie Avenue,...

Police charge dognapper

A Goldsboro police detective says an East Ash Street man accused of stealing a dog from a veterinary clinic is in custody. Police charged Matthew Lee Johnson, 24, East Ash Street, with possessing stolen goods, larceny of a dog, breaking...

Group seeks 'brand' for Goldsboro-Wayne

The city of Goldsboro and the Goldsboro/Wayne County Travel & Tourism organization are working together with North Star Destination Strategies to come up with a "brand" for the area. The brand would be similar to any well-known brand that gives...

Communities in Schools program gets new leader

Eleven years ago Sudie Davis was part of a task force responsible for introducing Communities in Schools to Wayne County. Serving as board chairman, she stepped in to keep it afloat when the first director hired left. "We were broke...

Public record

Fire starter charged A Park Ridge Road woman tried to burn down the house she shared with her boyfriend when he asked her to leave, authorities said Monday. The Wayne County Sheriff's charged Britney Latrice Baker, 19, with felonious burning...

Roy Clark to perform

Country music singer Roy Clark will soon be crooning on the stage of the Paul A. Johnston Auditorium. On April 19, Clark will take to the stage twice for performances sponsored by Johnston Community College, Triangle Insurance Group and...

School lunch menus

WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Week of March 31-April 4, 2008 Monday -- Breakfast: strawberry pop tart; Lunch: sausage pizza, baked corn dog nuggets, garden peas, baked apples, mixed fruit, tangerine. Tuesday -- Breakfast: sausage patty w/biscuit; Lunch: tacos w/cheese, salsa...