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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Mount Olive marks 2014 with pickle

The two brothers McMillin, Aaron and Jacob, already had a good relationship with the Mt. Olive Pickle Co. brand as fans of petite pickles. They brought the pickle brand with them on a cruise through the Caribbean, and later...

Wayne County's top stories

* Wayne Memorial Hospital, Blue Cross Blue Shield end relationship Wayne County residents with health coverage through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina saw their insurance company drop Wayne Memorial Hospital from its list of in-network providers...

County to eye Smith's contract

Wayne County Commissioners will meet Friday afternoon in special session to consider contracts and "take action if needed." The meeting notice, sent out just before 2 p.m. Tuesday, did not specify whose contract would be discussed. However, speculation is...

Conference is planned for Saturday

Helping give women and girls a fresh sense of self-esteem will be the focus of a conference to be held Saturday at The Bridge Church in Princeton. Beverly Weeks and Sherry Jennings plan to focus on showing attendees how...

The year's top hits from NewsArgus.com

The following stories were the most viewed of 2013 on www.NewsArgus.com: 1. Doctor charged with DWI -- Goldsboro Pediatrics physician Dr. Michael Shane Hoover, 37, was charged by Goldsboro police in January with driving while impaired, hit and run...

2013 in review: A month-by-month look at local news

Jan. 1 -- More than 3,000 people welcome in the new year at the Mt. Olive Pickle Co.'s 14th annual Pickle Drop. Jan. 1 -- State prison officials announce that Randy L. Pace, 48, who is serving a life...

Schools: Read to your children

Students in Wayne County Public Schools return to classes on Thursday, with educators hoping not too much momentum was lost over the winter break. New rules regarding reading proficiency will impact state testing later this spring, and even a...

Man charged in Dec. 20 shooting at barbershop

Investigators with the Goldsboro Police Department charged Karcellius Tyquan Sutton, 20, of 803 C N. Claiborne St., with attempted murder Tuesday following an investigation into the Dec. 20 shooting outside a business on North Madison Avenue. Sutton allegedly shot...