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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Delays plague fleet of school buses

The first day of school Monday might have gone off without a hitch, but transportation was another matter. Bus problems were at the top of the list of complaints received by the district. The transportation department is used to being...

School district chooses its top teacher for 2012

A first-grade teacher at Grantham School became Wayne County Public Schools' 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year at a banquet at Goldsboro Country Club Tuesday night. Glenda Crocker is a 30-year veteran educator who has been at Grantham since 1990. A...

Additional charges filed in shootout

Additional charges have been filed by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office against two suspects in custody since Friday's shootout with police. Thomas Arthur Austin Jr., 31, 1005 S. Madison Ave., is charged with trafficking cocaine, possession of marijuana with...

Armed robbers facing time in prison

Five Wayne County men Tuesday were sentenced in federal district court in Raleigh for their roles in a string of armed robberies in early 2010. Anthony David Brown, 24, Derrick Dove Jr., 22, Ivory Javaughntae Harris, 21, and Malcolm...

Group eyes plans, hopes for Fremont

FREMONT -- Some attendees had lived there for more than 50 years. Others had lived in the Daffodil Town for as little as 10 months. But all those gathered for the second meeting of Fremont's Small Towns Economic Prosperity...

Eastern Carolina Council seeking input for five-year plan

The Eastern Carolina Council is seeking input from residents of the region's nine counties into what will be its next five-year development plan. The quasi-governmental entity, one of sixteen multi-county planning and development regions in the state, is comprised...

Public record

Suspicious fire Goldsboro police and firefighters were dispatched Monday to a vehicle fire at 807 Isler St. The fire started after 6 a.m. in front of the home of Vanessa Ann Pulley, 36. Pulley's 2002 Chevy Cavalier appears to have...

Good Samaritan returns lost wallet

A Goldsboro woman who reported her wallet stolen last week, called the News-Argus on Tuesday to ask for a correction in Monday's Public Record that noted the theft. But it wasn't the usual Public Record call the newspaper staff received,...

Parks and Rec to hold last Saturday concert

The Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Department will presents its last concert in the Summer Concert Series this Saturday, Sept. 1, at 5 p.m. at H.V. Brown Park, located at the intersection of U.S. 117 South and Elm Street. Bring...