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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Ice-strophe?

The winter storm that will move across the state today and into Thursday is expected to add another one to two inches of snow and up to a quarter inch of ice on top of the two to four...

Woman reports a threat by rock

A Goldsboro woman found herself on the receiving end of a gang threat Sunday when someone handed her a rock with gang symbols and the letters "R.I.P." written on both sides. The word "Crip" also appeared on the rock....

Two men to face heroin charges

After an investigation by the Goldsboro Wayne County Drug Squad conducted in the Saulston area, two men are in jail on charges of selling heroin. Stolen guns also were recovered in a raid executed by the drug squad at...

Wayne Memorial Hospital reports $2.4 million deficit

Thanks in part to being pushed out of network by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Wayne Memorial Hospital is facing a $2.4 million budget hole after the first three months of its fiscal year. The contract...

Crime of the Week

On Tuesday, Feb. 4, at approximately 12:45 p.m., employees of the Southern Bank, located at 4517 US 117 Alt. in Dudley, reported three, unknown men came to the bank in a four-door, gray colored Nissan Maxima or Altima. One suspect...

Open house shows Edgerton Building apartments

It has been almost 45 years since Doris Mooring stopped working in the Edgerton Building on Walnut Street in downtown Goldsboro. When she left in 1971 for a new job she would never have dreamed her old office would...

94 newly minted Eagle Scouts honored at annual banquet Saturday

On Saturday night, more than 250 local Scouts, volunteer Scout leaders, families, and friends gathered to honor 94 local young men who earned the Eagle Scout award in 2013. The event was held in the Lois Murphy Regional Center...

Delivery delays

Due to the condition of many roadways across Wayne County, some newspaper carriers may be unable to deliver Wednesday's News-Argus as scheduled. The newspaper website will be opened up to enable Wayne residents to keep up with the latest in...