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Monday, November 5, 2012

The doctors are in: WMH has a new crew of physicians ready to handle patient needs

A year and a half ago, a physician's decision to retire or close up shop would send residents scrambling for a new primary care physician. This was not unheeded by officials at Wayne Memorial Hospital, who say they have been...

Early voting count higher

Slightly more than half of Wayne County's eligible voters cast their ballots during the one-stop voting period that ended on Saturday. That follows a state and national trend, with millions of people making up their minds ahead of Election...

Deadline nears for veterans parade

As the deadline for entering Saturday's Veterans Day parade nears, the organization putting the event on is urging members of the community to sign up to participate. Representatives from the Wayne County Veterans and Patriots Coalition said that, to date,...

Responsible spending tops Mayo's list

The News-Argus posed three questions to candidates for the Wayne County Board of Commissioners. Following are the responses of Republican District 1 Commissioner Ray Mayo who is unopposed in the Nov. 6 general election. 1. The budget is perhaps the...

Inmate petitions for early release

A Mount Olive man convicted in 1993 of killing his wife is asking Gov. Beverly Perdue for clemency before she leaves office. Elwood Goodson Jr., has submitted the necessary paperwork to the governor's Office of Executive Clemency. According to...

One dead in crash on I-795

An accident on I-795 North near its intersection with N.C. 222 in northwest Wayne County left one man dead and another seriously injured early today. According to investigators with the state Highway Patrol, the driver of a southbound vehicle...

Father to spend 84 years in prison

A man charged with raping his daughter was convicted by a Wayne County Superior Court jury Friday. Gustavo Gaspar, 36, 906 Pecan Road, was immediately sentenced to more than 84 years in prison. His lawyer said he would appeal. "The...