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Friday, June 17, 2005

Good weather for jamming

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber High powered rock and soul by the Coastline Band and a bright summer sun greeted hundreds of people who turned out for the Center Street Jam in downtown Goldsboro Thursday afternoon. Two of the three previous Jams...

Explosive housing market tests schools

The housing market is exploding in the northern part of Wayne County, and the county Planning Board hopes the county school system can be ready to accommodate the expected growth in student population. Plans to build subdivisions containing more than...

One more juror needed in Lane trial

One final alternate was needed before testimony could begin in the first-degree murder trial of Eric Glenn Lane in Wayne County Superior Court. Prosecutors and defense lawyers accepted the two alternate jurors on Thurs-day, both women. The selection process resumed...

Brown wants off death row

Paul Anthony Brown, who was sentenced to death for murdering his former girlfriend and a toddler in her care in 1996 in Goldsboro, wants to get off death row. Judge Howard Manning, who conducted Brown's trial in 1998 and his...

Duplin towns ask commissioners to pass along contract savings

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County commissioners are considering changing the way the county charges for the disposal of solid waste. Several towns in the southern part of the county asked commissioners in May to pass on to them savings from in...

Former Goldsboro High coach faces sex charges

A former Goldsboro and North Lenoir High School coach has been charged by Lenoir County authorities with sexual assault on a female student. Charles Stevens, 50, had a first appearance in Lenoir County court on Wednesday. He turned himself into...

Worker recovering from cave-in

A construction worker who survived the cave-in of a trench in Pikeville was listed in good condition at Pitt Memorial Hospital. James Mintz is still recovering from the accident that killed a co-worker, Reginald Hough,on June 7. The accident is...

Public records

Suspect sought Goldsboro police and Goldsboro-Wayne County Crime Stoppers are seeking information on the identity of a man who cashed checks that were stolen from Salisbury AME Zion Church in Pikeville. The man passed the checks May 10 and May...

Local airmen honored

Special to The News-Argus SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE -- A Goldsboro resident received information that he was the best of the best of all the airmen in 39 flying units in the Air Force Reserve. Senior Master Sgt. Sean...

Henderson scholarships presented

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Rotary Club honored three of the five Henderson Scholarship recipients Thursday night at the Southern Belle Restaurant. The club recognizes the five Southern Wayne High School graduates who receive the scholarships each year. This...

Duplin NAACP Juneteenth set for Saturday

ROSE HILL -- The Duplin County NAACP Youth Council will have its second annual Juneteenth Celebration at 5 p.m. Saturday at the New Christian Chapel Missionary Baptist Church at Rose Hill. The keynote speaker will be Cynthia Brown of Durham....

Briefly

'Grease' auditions Stagestruck: The Young People's Own Theatre will hold auditions for "Grease: the School Version" on Monday, June 27, at 6 p.m. in Moffatt Auditorium at Wayne Community College. Rising sixth-through 12th-graders may participate. Participants should bring a non-returnable...