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Wednesday, August 3, 2005

National Night Out

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Officer David Rose, left, and Cpl. Rebecca Sasser work at the balloon tent handing out balloons and stickers to Tajahnay McGuire, 3, and her grandfather Warren Baker, during the National Night Out in Herman Park Tuesday. For...

County raises 911 fee

Wayne County Commissioners decided Tuesday to increase the county's telephone surcharge by a dollar a month to keep the county's emergency response system up-to-date. The increase will increase the surcharge from 85 cents to $1.85 cents per month, starting in...

Getting to know the neighbors

The Rev. Dr. Louis Leigh Jr. urged Wayne County residents to be like Moses, turning back law-breakers and teaching their children to follow the law. Leigh referred to the biblical leader during his speech Tuesday night at the 22nd annual...

Pikeville to vote on beer, wine

For the fourth time in 13 years, Pikeville residents will have the chance to vote for the sale of beer and wine inside town limits. Town commissioners voted Monday night to place a beer and wine referendum on the November...

Five more candidates file for fall election

Five candidates filed Tuesday to run for public office in Wayne County. The filing period for municipal offices ends Friday at noon. Seven Springs town commissioner Rodolph Adams filed Tuesday to seek re-election, and Stephen Potter filed for a seat...

Public records

Trio caught in armed holdups; another sought Two Goldsboro teenagers were arrested Tuesday by Goldsboro police and charged with three armed robberies of restaurant delivery men. Derek Andre Kornegay, 18, of South Herman Street, and Gilbert McNeil III, 19, of...

Correction

Goldsboro Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Inc., will give away a Chrysler PT Cruiser in a drawing at the conclusion of the 2005 United Way campaign. Fair share givers are eligible to win. The Goldsboro dealership donated a truck to the United...

Princeton residents complain about water bills

PRINCETON -- Two residents, Tracey Fields and Marvin Woodard, who live just outside of the Princeton town limits, think their water bills are too high. Fields and Woodard voiced their complaints during Monday night's monthly town board meeting in the...

Lifeguards compete for bragging rights

Wayne County's lifeguards will be competing for awards and bragging rights tonight. The first ever Wayne County Lifeguard Challenge will be held at the Mina Weil Park swimming pool, 235 House St., beginning at 6:30 p.m. It is being sponsored...

Mount Olive reports sewage spill

MOUNT OLIVE -- Town officials released a notice Monday that about 201,000 gallons of sewage and rain water spilled from the Mount Olive wastewater treatment system Friday, and about 156,000 gallons reached surface waters. The notice is required by state...