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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Sawyer discusses issues with GOP club

Campaigning against what he is calling the "mismanagement" of the North Carolina secretary of state's office, Republican Jack Sawyer visited Goldsboro Monday night, speaking to members of the Wayne County GOP Club. Jack Sawyer Running against incumbent Democrat Elaine...

Public record

Juvenile gang member arrested A 15-year-old was arrested in the parking lot of Mahattan Grocery in the 900 block of South Slocumb Street on Saturday by the Goldsboro Police Department's Selective Enforcement Unit. The juvenile admitted membership in the...

Two dead in fatal wreck

KINSTON -- Two people were killed Monday in an accident involving two vehicles on U.S. 70 west of Kinston. Thomas Caverly, 55, and Debra Caverly, 51, of Cedar Dell Lane, Kinston, died at the scene. The driver of the...

Obama advisers speak to veterans

Two of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama's top military and foreign policy advisers were in Goldsboro Monday, and among the topics they discussed was veterans benefits. Talking to a crowd comprised mostly of veterans, the pair highlighted several...

NAACP questions promotion practices

When James Hinnant goes to Dillard Middle School to work with children as a part of a mentoring program, he often offers this advice, he says -- get out of Goldsboro and Wayne County. "It is no different now...

Getting ready for the fair

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Mark Waltz, left, and Van Jackson of Powers Great American Midway work on putting together the Ferris wheel Monday at the 60th annual Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair, which will open its 10-day run Thursday at the county...

Police stand behind officer's action

MOUNT OLIVE -- After several days of investigation, Mount Olive police Maj. Brian Rhodes stands behind the officer who shot and killed a 45-pound Labrador retriever on Main Street Sept. 18. So does Police Chief Ralph Schroeder, who said...

Section of I-40 near Faison closes

Interstate 40 West at Exit 355 (N.C. 403 just west of Faison) will be closed from 11 p.m. today until 5 a.m. Wednesday and again from 11 p.m. Wednesday, until 5 a.m. Thursday for bridge repairs The closures are...