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Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Chamber awards

News-Argus/Dennis Hill Honored at the annual banquet of the Chamber of Commerce of Wayne County are, from left: Glenn Rains of the Goldsboro News-Argus, the Rookie Ambassador of the Year; Betsy Rosemann of the Hampton Inn, the Ambassador of...

Duplin Board rejects proposal from Johnston Ambulance

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Board of Commissioners has rejected a company's proposal to provide paramedic-level emergency care for the county. The commissioners voted Monday to reject the proposal by Johnston Ambulance Service. On two other emergency-service issues facing the...

Three middle schools to get after-school program

An after-school program designed to improve end-of-grade test scores for middle school students has been funded through a grant and is drawing support from several groups. The Wayne County public schools and Wayne County 4-H collaborated in obtaining a 21st...

Edmundson honored at chamber banquet

Jimmie Edmundson was presented the Cornerstone Award, the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce's highest award, on Monday night. Hundreds of people attended the chamber's annual banquet, held at Lane Tree Golf Club, and saw outgoing chairman Tony Worrell pass the...

Wayne social services determined to find homes for 10 special children

Wayne County Social Services will launch a new effort next month to find permanent homes for some hard-luck children. The "Campaign for Kids" is scheduled to begin Feb. 18, DSS Director Judy Pelt told the Board of Social Services on...

Happy Store closed for now but may reopen

The lights are on, but nobody's home at the Happy Store on Berkeley Boulevard. During the day, construction workers huddle inside the convenience store, trying to get warm during a lunch break. The gas pumps are gone, and black gas...

Arrest made in LaGrange shooting death

Murder charges filed in LaGrange killing LAGRANGE -- Authorities arrests a Beaulaville man Monday and charged him with murder in the shooting death of Kenneth Rouse. John Linwood Sutton, 38, was being held in the Lenoir County Jail. Rouse, 49,...

Public records

Chase leads to arrest A 19-year-old Goldsboro man was arrested today by Goldsboro police after a predawn chase and charged with stealing a 20-year-old car. Michael Christopher Fields of Third Street was apprehended in the 1800 block of Wayne Memorial...

Duplin deputies seize money, stolen property

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County deputies have seized money, stolen property and arrested several people in connection with an armed robbery, several recent break-ins, a traffic stop and an illegal drug buy. Sanderson's Quick Stop in Warsaw was robbed last week....