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Wednesday, June 1, 2005

Swinging for the sky

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Tarmarcus Jones, left, swings while Nya Thomason, right, gives Malik Randolph a little extra push at Herman Park Tuesday afternoon. Tuesday was a great day for swinging with temperatures in the low 80s and only a few...

Lane trial gets jury restart ... again

The first-degree murder trial of Eric Glenn Lane took another twist Tuesday afternoon in Wayne County Superior Court. The trial was stopped abruptly after 12 jurors had been seated, and a new jury selection was ordered because of a legal...

Commissioners look at budget proposal

Wayne County commissioners will spend another two hours today looking for ways to keep from raising the property tax rate. The board spent two hours Tuesday reviewing its priorities, set in January, and seeing how the proposed budget was going...

Goldsboro acquires lights from street mall in Raleigh

Goldsboro might never have Raleigh's nightlife, but thanks to a bargain-hunting contractor, the city now has some of the capitol's nightlights. The city purchased about 50 light fixtures that once adorned Fayetteville Street Mall. Raleigh is converting the pedestrian mall...

Ken Dilda plans for more time on the porch

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ken Dilda has resigned as president of the historical society and plans to spend more time at the museum, where the porch has been named in his honor. Dilda announced he was resigning the night before the...

Public records

Drug charges A Fremont man wanted by Johnston County authorities was arrested Tuesday by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad and charged with two felony drug offenses and misdemeanor violations. Antwan Ralph Brown, 23, of Bayberry Circle had been convicted in...

Jury to decide who controls Mount Olive alley

MOUNT OLIVE -- A jury will decide who controls an alley in downtown Mount Olive, the town or the owners of adjacent property. Judge Paul Jones decided Tuesday in Wayne Superior Court that the case involving the town and Rick...

Briefly

The Main Event will headline Jam The Main Event Band will try to live up to its name in downtown Goldsboro Thursday evening. The band will be making its first appearance at Center Street Jam, but it performs dozens of...

Policy set for naming WCC buildings

The Wayne Community College Board of Trustees recently adopted a policy setting criteria for naming new buildings on campus. Building names will recognize significant service or a major financial contribution to the college, the trustees said. They will receive a...

Wayne businessman to attend national conference

Darius L. Pemberton, the owner and operator of Pemberton Financial Group, has been invited to attend a meeting of the National Republican Congressional Committtee's Business Advisory Council in Washington, D.C. The council is seeking input from business owners across the...

Home nursing aide honored

For nursing assistant Lorraine Cannady, taking care of someone suffering from a terminal illness isn't a job, it's a labor of love. Mrs. Cannady, who works for Home,Health and Hospice, was named Nursing Assistant of the Year by the state...

72 receive diplomas from Princeton High

PRINCETON -- Seventy-two seniors graduated last week from Princeton High School. The ceremony was held in the new gymnasium. Valedictorian Karter Yutzy and salutatorian Bren Hall spoke to the class and the audience of parents, relatives and friends. Senior Josh...