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Friday, December 21, 2012

Man, 36, dies after shooting at home

A 36-year-old man was pronounced dead at Wayne Memorial Hospital Thursday morning due to complications from a gunshot wound Goldsboro police believe he sustained at his residence. Anthony Holloman of 709-B N. George St. was transported to Wayne Memorial...

Cyclist killed while traveling on Herman

A cyclist was killed Thursday evening when he was struck by a truck in the 800 block of North Herman Street. James Franklin Player, 48, was traveling south on Herman Street at 5:51 p.m. in the center turn lane...

Cruiser hit on U.S. 70 during traffic stop

Two people, including a Wayne County Highway Patrol trooper, were injured shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday on U.S. 70 just west of Goldsboro. According to reports, Trooper C.A. Cook had stopped a car for speeding. A second car, operated...

Red Cross loses director; to start search

The Wayne County chapter of the American Red Cross has recently lost its director and will begin looking for a new one after the first of the year. Chuck Waller's last day with the Red Cross was Dec. 14....

News-Argus to close Tuesday for Christmas

The News-Argus will be closed Tuesday for Christmas and there will be no newspaper on Christmas Day. The newspaper will reopen on Wednesday. On Monday, the newspaper offices will close at 5 p.m. People who did not receive their paper...

Student organizes Christmas project

A college student from Goldsboro starting thinking about Christmas early this year and how she might give back to her hometown. Georgia Tanner, a graduate of Wayne Country Day School, recalled hearing when she was younger that Goldsboro has more...

Fire reported in patient room at WMH

A Thursday night fire in a patient room at Wayne Memorial Hospital was extinguished quickly and no one was seriously injured, officials said. Cause of the fire, which started around 10 p.m. on the second floor, was a patient...