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Thursday, April 28, 2005

Shooting suspect captured

A 20-year-old Goldsboro man was arrested Wednesday and charged with Tuesday's shooting of another man in the 200 block of Kennon Court. Donta Ramone Bryant was arrested by Goldsboro police Investigator M.K. Horstmann and SBI Agent John Rea at 4:45...

APV Heat Transfer considers changes

APV Heat Transfer, which has manufacturing plants in Goldsboro and Lake Mills, Wisc., is considering consolidating its U.S. operations. Officials with the baking equipment manufacturer say the company is studying a number of options. APV Heat Transfer shares a 162,000-square-foot...

Community Building plans still in limbo

Nearly a year after the Community Building was destroyed by fire, plans for a replacement remain in limbo because some people believe the suggested new location isn't safe. Recreation Director Neil Bartlett convened a joint meeting of the building's trustees...

School informant program working at Eastern Wayne

A Wayne County Public Schools policy that allows high school principals to pay students $100 to turn in other students who bring drugs or weapons on campus has resulted in several confiscations and suspensions at Eastern Wayne High School. Eastern...

Protestant Pre-school kindergarten to return this fall

A Christian kindergarten program dormant for more than a decade is returning this fall. Protestant Preschool began 56 years ago as a kindergarten program under the sponsorship of eight area churches. In the early 1990s, the emphasis shifted to classes...

Norma Powell named Secretary of the Year

Four of the six award winners in the Wayne County Secretary of the Year competition work at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Winners were announced during an Administrative Professional Secretary's Day Luncheon held Wednesday at the Goldsboro Country Club. The annual competition...

City cleanup ends Friday

The city of Goldsboro's annual spring cleanup ends Friday but residents can still call the city Sanitation Division to have items picked up for disposal. They may call 739-7414 or 739-7450 Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m....

Public records

Trio arrested after break-in Three people were arrested before dawn Wednesday by an alert Wayne County sheriff's deputy and charged with breaking into a mobile home on a dealer's lot and stealing property. Sheriff's Sgt. Sherwood Daly responded at about...

Duplin honors seniors with schedule of events

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Senior Center will join in the national celebration of Senior Center week from May 8-14. Seniors are invited to join the celebration during the following activities: *This week and continuing until May 5 is the...

Mt. Olive airport extension study needed

MOUNT OLIVE --The Mount Olive Airport Committee will find out how much it will cost to have an engineer compare options for extending the airport runway. The new study will help the committee choose in which direction to add another...

Kidz Dayz will provide programs for children with special needs

When school gets out for the summer, many parents scurry to find fun camps and programs to engage and entertain their children. But for parents of children with special needs -- developmentally delayed, autistic or those who require speech, occupational...

Eastpointe paying deputies to transport patients

Eastpointe is paying off-duty deputies in four counties $20 an hour to transport mental patients, even though sheriffs' departments are required by state law to provide the service. The Eastpointe board of directors learned Tuesday the agency paid more than...

Correction

A story in Wednesday's News-Argus about a shooting on Spruce Street incorrectly stated that a home at 300 S. Virginia St. was unoccupied....

Clarification: Wayne paving company wants to avoid confusion

Several people have complained to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office about paving crews, claiming to be from Plymouth, who have done sloppy paving jobs on their driveways. At times they have identified themselves as Eastern Paving. The workers usually approach...