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Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Wayne elections

For election results, see our election results page. For more news about this year's election, please read Wednesday's Goldsboro News-Argus. Election Winners...

Suspect caught in Doubt murder

A man suspected in a Sept. 7 shooting that left 18-year-old Craig Doubt III dead turned himself in late Monday night at the Wayne County Magistrate's office. Monterio Devon New-some, 20, of Powell Road, did not say much except...

Morning turnout steady in Wayne

Because of the historical level of one-stop early voting, Kathie Davidson wasn't sure what to expect this morning when polls opened at Oak Forest Church of Christ. What she found was a line of 20 voters waiting for her...

Town board OKs water line plan, land purchase

MOUNT OLIVE -- A water line, sponsoring an application for a Homeland Security grant and purchase of property, all involving the town and Mount Olive College, were approved by commissioners Monday night. Commissioners approved working with the college to...

Fremont library branch set to reopen in early December

FREMONT -- More than a year after hearing the county library system was considering closing their town's branch, Fremont residents are about 30 days away from seeing the library they saved. The newly renovated public library might be ready to...

Public record

Armed robbery Willie Grace of Ball Street told Goldsboro police Sunday that a man approached him in his back yard and brandished a handgun after asking for a light. The man, described as in his mid 20s, about 5 feet...

School board pays tribute to departing Pete Gurley

As today's election determines his replacement on the Board of Education, at-large member Pete Gurley was remembered Monday night as a friend and mentor whose arrival 12 years ago helped unite the group. Gurley had announced earlier this year that...

Late Shriner, wife leave $700,000 to children's hospitals

DUDLEY -- Ray Casey had a message about bull horns to send to his departed friend, Rufus "Rooster" Jackson Best, long time member of the Sudan Wrecking Crew. Best, with his wife, Marie Forrest Best, donated about $700,000 to the...

AKA Black and White Ball set for Saturday

The Epsilon Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will sponsor the Centennial Black and White Ball Saturday, Nov. 29 from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. at the Dillard Goldsboro Alumni and Friends Building located at 801 Poplar St....