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Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Flooding possible tonight, Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has placed Wayne and portions of Wilson County under a flash flood watch through 5 a.m. Wednesday. A ragged line of slow moving thunderstorms will move west into Mount Olive, Goldsboro and eastern...

3, 2, 1, Liftoff!

News-Argus/Turner Walston Seymour Johnson Airforce Base airmen and local students watch rockets take flight during "Starbase," a week-long program of science activities for rising fifth-graders. For more information see Next generation of pilots sees math and science at work....

Murder confession entered into evidence

When Eric Lane went looking for a place to put 5-year-old Precious Whitfield's body, all he could find was a white trash bag from his kitchen, according to his confession. The written confession, which the defense claims was coerced, described...

Teen died from stab wounds

A teenager whose body was found early Monday morning died after being stabbed by some type of bladed weapon, according to a preliminary medical examiner report. The body of Jonneka Nikki Spencer, 14, was found early Monday with multiple stab...

Reaction to court decision on Ten Commandments is mixed

Local reaction to the Supreme Court's decision on displaying the Ten Commandments in public places was mixed. Some Wayne County residents said they believed the court made a mistake in its 5-4 vote that approved some displays, while ruling out...

Next generation of pilots sees math and science at work

Wayne County's next generation of pilots just might have finished their first week of flight school. Sixty rising fifth-graders recently completed the Starbase program, a week of classroom activities, experiments, tours and simulators to see real-world applications of math and...

Grant enhances education at Brogden, Dillard middle schools

Middle school students in Wayne County are being exposed to a variety of enrichment activities this summer in hopes of reinforcing skills taught during the regular school year. A five-week camp program being held at Brogden and Dillard middle schools...

Public record

Child hit by car Willie Ray Moore III, 8, of Heron Drive was listed this morning in stable condition at Wayne Memorial Hospital after being hit by a car Monday afternoon. The driver, Artisha Vernette Reid of Workman Street, was...

Briefly

Holiday schedule The Goldsboro/Wayne Transportation Authority will operate on a holiday schedule on Monday, July 4. Bus service will begin at 9:45 a.m. and end at 6:45 p.m. Van service will be on its normal schedule. Passengers must call and...