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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Robber could get life in prison

RALEIGH -- A Goldsboro man is facing up to life in prison following a Monday guilty plea in federal court to his involvement to a series of robberies last year in Wayne and Wilson counties. Ivory Javaughtae Harris, 20,...

Small plane crashes at Grantham Airfield

Pilot Bob Ross walked away from the crash of his small plane at the Grantham Airfield on Monday afternoon. Ross, 84, struck a power line while trying to land and flipped his experimental aircraft but suffered only minor injuries....

Enjoying the weather

Melodie Woodard knits a prayer scarf while sitting on a bench swing at Terry Holland Park on the grounds of Lord's Table Church. Monday's high temperature of 86 degrees was 10 degrees above the average temperature for this time...

VA clinic ground to be broken Oct. 28

By the end of the month, Wayne County veterans will be one step closer to receiving medical treatment without having to drive several hours to access it. Veterans Affairs officials are set to break ground on Goldsboro's outpatient VA...

City Council discusses firefighter requirements

A simple presentation about how the fire department hires firefighters turned into a half-hour discussion that left each member of the Goldsboro City Council confused at least once as Chief Gary Whaley fielded question after question about the emergency...

Farmers can get storm help

Applications are now being accepted by the Wayne County Farm Service Agency office for the Emergency Conservation Program that provides emergency cost-share funding for farmers and ranchers to rehabilitate farmland damaged by Hurricane Irene The assistance may be used...

Benefit concert to be held Sunday for Samantha Casey

Family and friends are holding a benefit for local fiddling prodigy Samantha Casey the best way they know how -- with a concert at Rosewood High School. Beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday and running for much of the afternoon,...

SJAFB responds to threat

Members of the 4th Fighter Wing Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight were called on to neutralize an armed mortar round found in Wayne County swampland late this morning. For complete details, see Wednesday's News-Argus....