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Wednesday, June 8, 2005

Fatal accident

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Rescue workers wait for investigators to arrive at the scene of a fatal construction accident on Tina Avenue in Pikeville Tuesday afternoon. For more information see Man killed in cave-in on Pikeville project....

Man killed in cave-in on Pikeville project

PIKEVILLE — A construction worker was killed Tuesday afternoon in Pikeville when a trench in which he was working collapsed on him. Reginald Hough, 53, of Mount Pleasant, died when the sides of the trench along Tina Avenue gave...

Family Y joins effort to build downtown

Officials with the Goldsboro Family Y have informally agreed to join an effort to build a new Community Building downtown. The Family Y's board of directors probably would not contribute to the building's construction costs, but the Y would be...

Defense questions jurors in Lane Trial

The defense was to get its chance today to question prospective jurors in the first-degree murder trial of Eric Glenn Lane in Wayne County Superior Court. The prosecution passed 12 jurors to the defense late Tuesday afternoon. They included five...

County cuts tax proposal by 2.5 cents

Wayne County Commis-sioners agreed Tuesday to a 7.5-cent increase in the property tax rate, but still hope to cut more from the budget before a June 21 public hearing. County Manager Lee Smith and his budget staff shaved $1 million...

6 Wayne County schools to get new principals

Six Wayne County schools will have new principals this fall, as a result of the district's annual administrative reorganization. The changes, which were announced at the board's meeting Monday, will be effective July 1. Of the new principals, two transferred...

Grand jury returns indictments for robberies, assault

A 30-year-old Mount Olive man has been indicted by the Wayne County Grand Jury on 18 charges in connection with numerous robberies of elderly women and residential break-ins. James Lenair Albrittain of Oliver Street was charged by the Wayne County...

Public records

Attempted murder charge filed A 23-year-old man from Dudley was arrested Tuesday by Goldsboro police and charged with attempted murder and a felony drug violation. Dennis Cleveland Young of Athens Drive was arrested by a Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad officer...

'Ole Timey Days' festival Saturday in Seven Springs

SEVEN SPRINGS -- As many as nine Civil War re-enactment groups are planning to take part in the Ole Timey Days festival this weekend in Seven Springs. The festival will begin held from 10 a.m. until Saturday and continue until...

Duplin may add ambulances

KENANSVILLE -- Kenansville and Rose Hill may get ambulances by the end of the year if Duplin County's paramedic level service brings in enough money. Duplin County Commissioners agreed Tuesday to keep track of receipts that come in from emergency...

City firefighters answered 169 calls during May

The Goldsboro Fire Department answered 169 fire or service calls in May, including four major structure fires. Chief Bobby Greenfield said in his monthly report that the four fires caused about $34,450 in damages. The largest damage amount, $28,000, resulted...

Chance named opportunity center director

John Chance has been named the new director of the Wayne Opportunity Center, which provides adult developmental vocational training to about 60 people. Chance served as interim director following the death of Carol Bender from cancer in December. She was...