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Friday, July 15, 2005

Center Street Jam's Military Appreciation Day

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Col. Paul Sykes, commander of the 916th Air Refueling Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, and his wife, Patricia, enjoy a dance during the Center Street Jam's Military Appreciation Day in Goldsboro Thursday night. For more...

Trial tests death penalty support

The death penalty handed down to Eric Lane this month in Wayne County Superior Court has tested some residents' support for a campaign to halt executions in the state. Legislators have been asked to impose a moratorium on executions. Enough...

County, base share a dance

Several hundred Wayne County residents and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base personnel and their families celebrated Military Appreciation Day at the Center Street Jam on Thursday evening. Col. Mike Holmes, commander of the 4th Fighter Wing, called Goldsboro "the most...

County initiates incentive program for its employees

Wayne County kicked off an incentive program for county employees this week by recognizing the widow of Joe Terrell, the county's former personnel director. Mamie Terrell and her daughter, Cynthia, received the first official copy of the program, which gives...

Dudley man gets prison time for beating and shooting man

A 41-year-old man from Dudley has been sentenced in Wayne County Superior Court to six to eight years in prison for beating and shooting of another man and setting fire to his home earlier this year. Anthony Alphant Lee of...

Wizard's latest adventure hits shelves tonight

It's been two years since Harry Potter fans have had a fresh fix of Hogwarts magic. That's about to change. At midnight tonight, bookstores across the country will begin selling "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." The sixth installment in...

Mental health advocates worry about people falling through the cracks

Mental health advocates in Wayne County said Thursday they are worried some people in need of help are being forgotten because of the state's new mental health reform laws. "This is a pretty wild time with reforms," said Bobby Jones,...

Incumbents file in Princeton

Mayor Donald Rains and incumbent town Commissioners David Starling and Larry Withrow have filed for re-election in Princeton, a Johnston County Board of Elections official said Thursday. No opponents have filed. The filing period ends Aug. 5. Rains will be...

Public records

Pizza man robbed A pizza delivery man was robbed Thursday night of two pizzas, $80 and other property in the 100 block of Bright Street, Goldsboro police reported. Daniel Cornelius Fleming, 41, of Goldsboro reported that he had stopped outside...

Eighty one building permits issued

Eighty-one building permits with construction costs totaling more than $6 million were issued in Wayne County during June, according to Wayne County's Department of Building Inspections. The largest construction cost was $188,880 for an upcoming residential home in Handley Acres...