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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Shooting suspect apprehended

Goldsboro police say Aijalon D. Dove, 17, is responsible for a non-fatal shooting at the corner of Slocumb and Elm Streets on Nov. 13 just before midnight. Dove, of Courtyard Circle, was arrested in the Courtyard Circle apartment complex, where...

Wayne Country Day students give up activity funds for cause

Seventh- and eighth-graders at Wayne Country Day School had a chance to keep their money for fun projects and class trips. That was the reason they had a pie sale in the first place. But when they heard that there...

Waynesborough trails to be dedicated to Kemp in Saturday ceremony

The Old Waynesborough Commission will dedicate several miles of hiking and nature trails to the late William P. Kemp during its annual Christmas in the Village event Saturday. The holiday celebration will be 1 to 5 p.m. at the reconstructed...

Southern Wayne teacher under investigation

DUDLEY -- A Southern Wayne High School teacher is under investigation for "improper conduct" with a student, but investigators with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office would not say whether the misconduct was of a sexual nature. Wayne County Schools...

Public record

GPS theft Goldsboro Police Sgt. Chad Calloway said that Global Position Satellite systems, which often feature a touchscreen, are becoming a common target for vehicle break-in thefts. Another was reported Tuesday night on North Spence Avenue by Christoph Becraft, 23,...

New lampposts to bring more light to downtown Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- The downtown revitalization project that contributed to the town's hodgepodge style of street lights also will be responsible for making the fixtures more uniform. As part of the project, new street lights were installed on the...

Mount Olive College students establish non-profit organization

MOUNT OLIVE -- A group of students at Mount Olive College has put their classroom knowledge to work, in the form of creating a nonprofit organization to assist local children and organizations that serve the needs of children. The...

Norwayne briefly locks down

Norwayne Middle School went into a brief lockdown Wednesday morning, but no students were involved and no charges filed, officials said. Ken Derksen, public information officer for Wayne County Public Schools, confirmed that it happened before school started and...

Officials say despite new law, street racing isn't a problem here

There are few recent reports, if any, of illegal street racing within the city of Goldsboro or the townships of Wayne County, according to investigative and patrol authorities and a review by the News-Argus of nearly every submitted police...

Duplin student takes gun to school

WARSAW -- A 16-year-old James Kenan High student was charged and expelled Tuesday after being caught with a weapon at school. Duplin Sheriff's Captain Tim Jones said the teen was charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds...