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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Solar farm being planned for Mount Olive area

MOUNT OLIVE -- A solar farm that would produce electricity to be sold to Progress Energy is in the planning stages for an approximately nine-acre site just off of Harrell's Hill Road just west of town. The site, located just...

Residents speak out against crime, rezoning

There was no shortage of public comment at the Monday meeting of the Goldsboro City Council where more than 20 people took their respective turns at the podium addressing the council members on race relations, violent crime, a rezoning...

Rain, mild temperatures have helped corn crop

Mild temperatures coupled with adequate rainfall have Wayne County corn producers optimistic about their harvest -- unlike last season's disastrous drought-stricken crop. There is no comparison to this time last year when drought and sweltering temperatures claimed about 70...

Arrest made in shooting

The Goldsboro Police Department has made an arrest in connection with an early morning shooting June 10 that sent two local residents to the hospital. Bobby Davis III, 20, of 195 Scott Drive, has been charged with two counts...

County lawmen make drug bust

A local man is being held in the Wayne County Jail under a $1.5 million bond after local law enforcement charged her with several drug offenses. For more on the arrest of 33-year-old Kenyatta Applewhite, follow NewsArgus.com and see Wednesday's print...