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Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Schools, Air Force sign deal to help new students

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Col. Michael Holmes, 4th Fighter Wing commander at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, left, looks on as Wayne Schools Superintendent Steve Taylor signs a memorandum of agreement between the base and the school system. In the background...

Search for drowning victim continues

A Spring Creek High School student who drowned over the weekend is remembered as a quiet, but friendly, athlete and member of the school's band. It was on the band's field trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., that 16-year-old Antwan Lewis...

Six jurors seated in murder trial

Jury selection continued today in Wayne County Superior Court in the first-degree murder trial of two people accused of the fatal shooting of a Goldsboro man. Dwight Eugene Sloan, 23, of Decoy Drive, Pikeville, and Kolanda Kay Wooten, 19, of...

Schools, Air Force sign deal on helping new students

Wayne County officials and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base have agreed on a plan to ease the transition of students from military families as they enter the school system here. Officials with the Wayne County Public Schools and the base...

Two fires under investigation

Four house fires that caused about $53,100 in damages were put out in March by the Goldsboro Fire Department. They were among the 188 fire and service calls that the department answered in the month. Two house fires that occurred...

Public records

Fires *A fire on Monday destroyed a storage building behind a welding shop at 200 Pelt Road, a Little River Fire Department official said today. Fire Chief Wayne Aycock said Pikeville firefighters were first at the scene. The cause of...

Briefly

Car show Saturday The second annual Childrens' Miracle Network Open Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 118 Five Points Road near the fairgrounds off of U.S. 117 south of Goldsboro....

Cans to be recycled to build Habitat for Humanity homes

Don't toss that can -- it could be used to build a home for a family that needs one. Keep Wayne County Beautiful and Habitat for Humanity of Wayne County are teaming in the new "Cans for Habitat" program, which...

Spoon River Anthology opens Thursday

Thursday is opening night for the Wayne Community College Foundation's presentation of "Spoon River." Show times are 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with a 3 p.m. matinee on Sunday in the Moffatt Auditorium on the college campus. The...