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Wednesday, December 8, 2004

Empty Stocking Fund donation

News-Argus/Dennis Hill Deborah White, second from right, News-Argus employee and Empty Stocking Fund volunteer, accepts toys from Chugach Development Corportation employees, from left, Wayne Long, Dylan Davis and David Wiley. For more information see With love from the North....

Authors of threats found

Two young teen-aged students have confessed to writing threatening notes that were found at Rosewood High School and Rosewood Middle School, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office announced today. One letter was found Friday in a high school bathroom. The second...

Two murder indictments handed down

Two men have been indicted by the Wayne County Grand Jury on murder charges. But the grand jury did not return a true bill against a third man on a charge of voluntary manslaughter. Marcus Dominique Moore, 25, of Denmark...

Mike Allen new horticulture agent

Helping sustain, enhance, protect and promote all aspects of horticulture in Wayne County is the goal of a new extension agent. Mike Allen of Fuquay-Varina replaced Bonnie Faulkner in November as the county's horticulture extension agent. Ms. Faulkner accepted a...

Special number for mission fundraiser

A special telephone number will be used for Thursday's broadcast fund-raiser to benefit the Community Crisis Center. The number is 273-4901. WGBR and WFMC will broadcast throughout today from the Slocomb Street mission, which is seeking to raise money to...

With love from the North

Toys galore were dropped off for the Empty Stocking Fund on Tuesday. Employees of Chugach Development Corporation of Alaska, who are working at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, brought them. They will be added to those purchased with your contributions...

Alleged house of prostitution shut down

An alleged house of prostitution has been shut down, at least temporarily, under the public nuisance statute, Sheriff Carey Winders and District Attorney Branny Vickory have announced. Wayne County Superior Court Judge Jerry Braswell issued a temporary restraining order to...

Wayne woman among those charged in meth lab crackdown

PRINCETON -- Three people, including a woman from Pikeville, on Tuesday night became the first defendants charged under a stronger law against methamphetamine production. Johnston County sheriff's deputies found the meth lab in a barn off Old Rock Quarry Road,...

Briefly

Bloodmobile The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a Bloodmobile Friday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Community Center. Donors will receive a free Red Cross t-Shirt. Five charged with...

Wayne would far well with better rail service

Better rail service would benefit both of North Carolina's ports and could pay off for Wayne County, a businessman told the Goldsboro Rotary Club Tuesday. Earl F. Brinkley Sr., formerly director of worldwide logistics for the John Deere tractor and...

Public records

Drug charges Three Goldsboro men were arrested Tuesday by the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with felony possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana. Demoreo Maurice Edwards, 25, of South Andrews Avenue...

Duplin borrows $1.5 million for courthouse repairs

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County is borrowing up to $1.5 million to help pay for courthouse repairs that have been going on for the last year. The county asked all of the banks to give their best rates, and Wachovia came...

An 1862 Christmas on hand at the River House

SEVEN SPRINGS -- The public is invited to the River House this weekend to celebrate Christmas the way it was celebrated in 1862 and to participate in a Civil War memorial service. At 6 p.m., visitors can take a trip...

Duplin Democratic chairman asked to resign

KENANSVILLE -- Bob Kornegay has called for the resignation of the Duplin Democratic Party chairman. He told the Duplin County Board of Education Tuesday night he wants to know why Democratic Party Chairman Jesse Williams ignored the wishes of the...

Bell to lead Eastpointe

KINSTON -- The East-pointe Board of Directors chose John M. Bell Tuesday night as its vice chairman for the next year. Bell is the first Wayne County representative to have a leadership position at Eastpointe, which provides mental health and...