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Tuesday, May 25, 2004

A love of the game

News-Argus/Phyllis Moore Jacob rounds third base on the T-ball field as his father, Tony Coley, walks behind. For more information see Jacob Coley finds way to play his favorite sport....

City falls short by nearly $1 million in sewer, water fund

Goldsboro's water and sewer fund is facing a deficit of nearly $1 million, and if that debt is carried over into the next fiscal year, the city might not be able to sell sewer bonds to finance a recent...

Houses in Golsboro, Seven Sprngs raided, closed

Two houses in Wayne County have been closed after weekend raids by state Alcohol Law Enforcement agents. Nine people were arrested and charged with liquor or gambling violations, and more than $16,540 worth of property and cash was seized...

15-year-old girl charged with having gun at school

MOUNT OLIVE -- A 15-year-old girl from Mount Olive has been charged by Wayne County sheriff's deputies with felony possession of a handgun on school grounds. The students were checked Friday with a metal detector before they entered the Southern...

Jones says North Carolina bases are in strong position

KINSTON -- U.S. Rep. Walter Jones had encouraging words Monday on the future of the military bases in eastern North Carolina. "They are in a very strong position," said Jones. That was good news to those attending a symposium at...

More diverse economy is seen

KINSTON -- As the state's economy changes, business and political leaders in eastern North Carolina are looking for ways to attract high-tech businesses. The state's eastern region is making the transition from a predominantly agricultural base to being more...

Tip leads to arrest in bank robbery

An anonymous call to Crime Stoppers helped Goldsboro police arrest a man for last week's bank robbery. The call, which came in over the weekend, provided enough information, Sgt. David Kelly said today, so that investigators could look for the...

Jacob Coley finds way to play his favorite sport, to the cheers of fans

"Jacob!" "Jacob!" "Jacob!" The chant escalates as the 7-year-old boy on the T-ball field rounds third base and rolls home. The cheers rise from his teammates, those watching on the sidelines, and even from the opposing team. It would...

Briefly

Memorial Day service Wayne County veterans are planning a Memorial Day service for Monday. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. in the auditorium at Wayne Community College. The event is sponsored by the Wayne County Veterans and Patriot Coalition....

Public records

Marijuana plants found Thirty-one small marijuana plants have been destroyed near Seven Springs by authorities after an anonymous tip to Goldsboro-Wayne County Crime Stoppers. The seedlings were about four inches tall and were ready to be transplanted to permanent locations....

Gateway passes budget with little fanfare

The Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority passed its annual budget Monday with little fanfare. No one showed to make public comments. The total budget, including both the rural and urban sides, comes to $1.9 million. The budget is a little higher...

Rosewood Cub Pack earns name with community support

Cub Scout Pack 258 at Rosewood is earning a name for itself with an ambitious schedule of service projects. In April, the group won a national award for helping the M.E.R.C.I. disaster recovery organization pack boxes to send to...

Blood supply is at critical level

Blood is desperately needed in Wayne County. Supplies are at critical levels throughout the nation and Wayne County is down to less than three days' supply, said Don Best, blood services director for the Wayne County Chapter of the...

Bloodmobile schedule

The June Bloodmobile schedule for the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross is as follows: *June 4: Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Community Center from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. *June 8: Red Cross Chapter House, 600...