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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Double homicide in Mount Olive

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is currently working the scene of a double homicide in Mount Olive. See all the details in Wednesday's News-Argus and follow www.NewsArgus.com for developments, as they occur....

City Council member tries to change W.A. Foster site

The location for the new W.A. Foster Recreation Center came up for a vote again Monday night, a year after the Goldsboro City Council unanimously approved Mina Weil Park as the proposed location for the center. Councilman William Goodman made...

Car collides with school bus; five hurt

Wayne County Public Schools bus No. 358, carrying eight students to Wayne Middle High Academy, was struck by a passenger car at the intersection of East Elm Street and South John Street, just before 8 a.m. today. No serious...

Pikeville approves annexing parcel of land along I-795

PIKEVILLE -- The Pikeville Town Board took steps to annex a parcel of land along I-795 at its meeting Monday night. Town leaders indicated the landowners plan to seek to have the property rezoned from agricultural to commercial use....

Voting day

Latashia Williams, left, chief poll judge at the Mount Olive Civic Center, hands Major Jones an "I Voted" sticker after Jones cast his ballot in the races for the Mount Olive Town Board early this morning. Voters in Mount...

Goldsboro man wins $1 million in lottery

Dean Thompson came home from work Saturday morning with a big surprise for his wife. Thompson, who works as a supervisor at a Kinston food manufacturing company, bought a pair of Gold Bullion lottery tickets at Murphy Express on...

City, Dail settle civil case

The city of Goldsboro has agreed in principle to settle out of court with Dwayne Dail, who was exonerated of rape in 2007 after spending 18 years in prison, City Manager Scott Stevens said Monday night. Dail was convicted...

Board eyes dropping graduation projects

Told to brace for "significantly lower" scores on statewide tests this year, the school board Monday night hinted at reversing its stance on requiring a graduation project in the district. Last week, Gov. Pat McCrory laid the groundwork for...