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May 31, 2004 archives

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Monday, May 31, 2004

Hard landing

Bobby Williams A driver lost control of his car Sunday night, and it ran off the U.S. 70 bypass, went airborne, crashed through a metal wall and landed in the Delmus' Hardware building. The driver, Leandro Martinez Noriega of...

Fleeing car crashes into store

A Goldsboro motorist, fleeing late Sunday night from Goldsboro police at about 115 mph, lost control of his car, police said, and flew over a guardrail at a bypass ramp and crashed into Delmus' Hardware store, about 270 feet...

Severe weather risk

There was a risk of strong to severe thunderstorms in the eastern half of North Carolina this afternoon. The biggest risk was between noon and 2 p.m. There was also an isolated chance of a tornado. A cold front moving...

Foster parents needed

Wayne County's celebration of "Foster Parents Month" ends today. The need for foster parents does not. The Department of Social Services has increasingly had to remove children from homes while it investigates, or tries to remediate, reports of abuse...

OPINION -- Highest honor

Dr. Richard Borden, a Goldsboro native, will make a sentimental journey to the beaches of Normandy on the 60th anniversary of the Allies' D-Day invasion of Europe. He made that invasion with the first wave of U.S. troops as...

Blessing the vine

ROSE HILL -- The planting of a cutting from the state's oldest cultivated vine capped the second annual blessing of the vine Saturday at the Duplin Winery vineyard. The Brotherhood of the Knights of the Vine led the ceremony...

Pate promises to continue keeping pledges

N.C. Rep. Louis Pate says he had kept the promises made during his campaign for the N.C. General Assembly. He intends to keep representing the "conservative values of Wayne County" in the Legislature, he said in his campaign statement. Pate,...

Public records

Stabbing There has been a correction to this story: Bill Kearney, who was stabbed early Sunday by another man, was injured at the Economy Inn, not the Wayne Motel, as was reported in Monday's News-Argus. The other man was charged...