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Thursday, August 11, 2005

Getting ready for the show

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Even though the temperatures are a little less stifling this week, that doesn't mean members of the Goldsboro High School Marching Band found it any easier to practice Wednesday. Holding their positions and waiting for the next...

Lane appeal process starts slowly

The appeal of Eric Glenn Lane, who was sentenced to die for the murder of 5-year-old Precious Ebony Whitfield, is starting slowly. "It takes a while for the trial transcript to be typed, because it was such a long transcript,"...

New rules coming for flood plain

A proposed revision of the Wayne County flood ordinance would require new buildings in the county flood plain to be constructed a foot higher to avoid flood water. The existing ordinance requires buildings to be built one foot above the...

Seven Springs eyes new town hall

SEVEN SPRINGS -- An independent contractor will renovate a former church on Spring Street in Seven Springs to turn it into a new town hall. The Seven Springs town board voted unanimously Wednesday night to hire Jimmy Alphin to do...

Hawk has a new life as a teacher

An injured red-tailed hawk that can never return to the wild has begun a new life as a teacher. Ruger is in her second year and lives in a flight cage near Goldsboro at the home of Judy Wilt, a...

Goldsboro Fire Department puts out nine major fires in July

A month after not responding to any major fires, the Goldsboro Fire Department put out nine major July fires, including one in which two people died. The residents of an apartment at 206-C N. George St. were found dead July...

Public records

Juvenile charged in robbery attempt A 15-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with the attempted armed robbery of a convenience store at Genoa and Pecan roads two days earlier. As a clerk opened...