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Thursday, February 24, 2005

Hulse to leave elections board

Geoff Hulse said today that he will not remain on the Wayne County Board of Elections after his current time expires in June. Hulse, 49, is a local lawyer and has served as chairman of the elections board for almost...

Pedestrian killed on U.S. 70 West

A 38-year-old pedestrian was killed Wednesday night when he was hit by a car as he ran across U.S. 70 near the Wayne Motel, Goldsboro police said. The victim was identified as David Allen Carlin of 404 S. William St....

Few comments at City Council hearings

The Goldsboro City Council held nine public hearings Monday night, but only one had much "public" in it. Eleven people spoke at, and more than 100 attended, the hour-long hearing on the proposed unified development ordinance, the city's attempt to...

Council disruption leads to court action

Two young men who spoke obscenities after what they thought was an unfavorable decision at a Goldsboro City Council meeting were disciplined Wednesday in Wayne County District Court. Aaron Kornegay, 27, of Beston Road, LaGrange and Nathan Chapman Lean, 20,...

Public records

Victim improves A man who was shot in the chest during a fight near a night club in western Lenoir County was listed in good condition at a hospital, officials said. Defonzia Faison, 24, of Candy Place, Dudley, was wounded...

Mount Olive considers possible annexations

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mayor Ruff Huggins says town officials will approach several people who own property just outside the town limits about possibly annexing them into the town. If they won't seek voluntary annexation, Huggins told town board members at...

Briefly

Showtime today The News-Argus television guide, TV Showtime, can be found in today's paper. TV Showtime is included today because of the large size of Friday's annual Focus edition. Concert postponed The contemporary Christian music concert scheduled for Friday night...

Walnut Creek residents can have boat slips

WALNUT CREEK -- For the first time since the village was incorporated, homeowners will be allowed to build structures to protect their boats. The Village Council voted Wednesday to approve guidelines for the construction of boat slip covers. The covers...

Sheriff's office warns of home improvement scam

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has received reports about a home-improvement scam. A southern county resident reported that he had paid $400 to have work done on his lightning rods. When he checked the work, he found that little had...

County nursing homes cited

State inspectors cited all three of Wayne County's nursing homes with deficiencies last year and required that corrective actions be taken. Brian Center of Goldsboro had a $3,050 per day civil money penalty imposed in July effective June 8 through...

Cases solved with the help of Crime Stoppers

Two drug cases and an armed robbery were solved with arrests, and a fugitive was captured after anonymous calls to Goldsboro-Wayne County Crime Stoppers. The agency's law-enforcement coordinator, Goldsboro police Sgt. Dot Ardes, told the Crime Stoppers monthly board meeting...