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Monday, June 23, 2008

Local doctor suprised by tribute

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Evelyn Hooks talks with Dr. Jesse Blackman during a surprise retirement party Saturday at the Fremont United Methodist Church in Fremont. Blackman served as Fremont’s only family physician for more than three decades. For more information see...

Democrats head to polls Tuesday

Early voting in the state Senate District 5 Democratic runoff primary is over, but polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. all across Wayne County Tuesday as Snow Hill Mayor Don Davis and state Board of Education...

Four men indicted in rooster fight ring

Four men caught with 54 fighting roosters and the tools of the cockfighting trade in Seven Springs are among indictments this month in Wayne County Superior Court. Atansio Mujica, 59, of Old Mount Olive Highway, Fidel Gonzalez, 44, of Clinton,...

Dr. Jesse Blackman retires after 30 years of caring

FREMONT -- For more than 30 years, Dr. Jesse Blackman has served his community as a physician, a volunteer and -- most importantly -- a friend. And now that he has retired from his practice as the town's only family...

state trust funds funding projects in wayne county

By this time next year, nature enthusiasts and swimmers at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park will likely be able to see the beginnings of the new visitors' center, where Park Superintendent Lyndon Sutton is hoping more office, classroom and...

Miss Goldsboro in top ten in state pageant

Miss Goldsboro Lisa Mace finished in the top 10 at the Miss North Carolina Pageant Saturday night. Miss Mace's talent was a rhythmic swing tap dance to the Duke Ellington Classic "It Don't Mean a Thing." For the evening gown...