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Fatal accident

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Eureka volunteer firemen work at the scene of a one-vehicle accident early Sunday on Red Hill Road, about three miles northeast of Eureka. For more information see Man dies in weekend crash....

Rain could keep restrictions away

The heaviest rainfall yet this year will likely enable Goldsboro residents to avoid stricter water restrictions, at least for the time being. Wayne County received as much as three inches of rain over the weekend, drenching fields and pushing the...

Man dies in weekend crash

A 48-year-old Zebulon man died after his pickup truck plunged into a creek off Red Hill Road near Eureka sometime late Saturday or early Sunday, the Highway Patrol said. Robert Lynn Herndon died after a single-vehicle crash in which his...

Strike Eagles vs. birds

Chris Willis gets the call. An F-15E has just been hit during a routine sortie. You might think the 4th Fighter Wing commander would be the first to know. And had it been enemy fire that struck that jet, he...

Runners brave cold to beat hunger

More than 170 people ignored the cold, damp weather Sunday to show their support for the 25th annual Walk for Hunger sponsored by United Church Ministries. The walkers and runners started off at the Herman Park gazebo and covered a...

EWMS hit by vandals; $2,000 in damages

Eastern Wayne Middle School officials discovered buses, buildings and sidewalks spray-painted with graffiti Saturday morning. An estimate of the damage was set at $2,000 Goldsboro police are investigating the crime. Wayne County Public Schools spokesman Ken Derksen said school maintenance...

U.S. Senate candidate Kay Hagan makes a stop in Goldsboro

Working for the opportunity to unseat incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole in November, Democrat Kay Hagan spent part of Friday afternoon campaigning in Goldsboro, stopping at Wilber's Barbecue to talk to some of her possible future constituents. Mrs. Hagan,...

Public record

Investigations The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is investigating these thefts: *Shamika Artis of Buck Swamp Road reported a break-in at her home and $650 in jewelry and clothing stolen. *Michael Anthony Durham of Erik Drive in Dudley reported a blue-and-white...

Lunch and Learn session April 17

The Wayne County Mental Health Association will hold a Lunch and Learn session on Thursday, April 17 in the Cherry Hospital Conference Center with Drs. Kimberly Johnson and Steve Peters speaking about professional and personal boundaries. Cost is $5 for...