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Friday, August 1, 2008

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Motorcycle stolen Wayne County Sheriff's officers are investigating the theft of a motorcycle from Jerry Edward Cotton's home on Corbett Hill Road, Mount Olive. The motorcycle, valued at $2,100, was taken from a shop on the property, which was last...

New hours come Monday

With few exceptions Wayne County government offices will switch to a four-day work schedule next week with most offices being closed on Fridays. Most of the offices on the new schedule will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m....

Jobless rate up in county for June

Unemployment is on the rise in Wayne and 81 other counties. Wayne County's rate rose three-tenths of a percent from 5.7 in May to 6 percent in June. The unemployment rate in June 2007 was 5.1 percent. Some surrounding counties...

Probable cause hearing set for cross burning

A probable cause hearing will be held Tuesday, Aug. 12, in Wayne County District Court for a Dudley man facing multiple charges stemming from an argument with his neighbors, an interracial couple. Dixon Steward, 38, faces a charge of ethnic...

Police on lookout for girl, suspect

North Carolina law enforcement authorities are on the lookout for a child that has been reported missing from her home in Massachusetts. The Chicopee, Mass., Police Department is searching for Justice Rose Brown and believe she and her captor could...

Man found shot to death in Goldsboro

A 22-year-old man was found shot to death shortly after 9 p.m. on Hawthorne Street on Thursday night. Goldsboro Police Department investigators were called to the scene after gunshots were reported. News-Argus/Greg Sousa Crime scene tape surrounds the residence at...

MOC adds two to staff

MOUNT OLIVE -- Two new hires have been announced at Mount Olive College, in the career center and a newly-created position. Richard Darden of Goldsboro will be an assistant director of the career center. A graduate of Wayne Community College...