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Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Drug bust

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Michael Smiley, Chris Worth, Goldsboro police Chief Tim Bell, Wayne County Sherrif Carey Winders, Randy Thompson and Mike Cox, kneeling, are shown from left looking over drugs seized in a Monday night traffic stop. For more information...

Traffic stop nets $600,000 in drugs

A traffic stop for man driving without a valid operator's license on Monday led to the arrest of three men and the seizure of more than $600,000 worth of drugs and $75,000 in cash. Wayne County Sheriff's Cpl. Michael Cox...

Argument ends with son's death

From staff reports A 23-year-old man was fatally shot Monday night by his father during an argument in their home, according to a report filed by Goldsboro police. The victim, identified as Henry Alva Rudisill, was wounded at about 6...

Commissioners OK deal with schools on budget

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners today approved a compromise with the county Board of Education that gives the schools additional money for the 2005-06 school year. The school board had filed a legal protest with the amount of money...

Council approves rules for comment

Citizens wishing to address the Goldsboro City Council must follow new guidelines beginning next month. Council members voted Monday night to amend its policy regulating the public comment period at council meetings. On Aug. 1, the council decided that anyone...

Lenoir man gets prison time for meth trafficking

From staff reports A 33-year-old Lenoir County man was sentenced Monday in Wayne County Superior Court to more than 18 to 23 years in prison under the state's toughened laws dealing with methamphetamine. Gustavo Lopez Juarez, of Church Road, LaGrange,...

Public records

Teen is charged in three break-ins A teenager has been arrested by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with nine felony offenses in connection with three break-ins. Philip Joseph Goff, 18, of Walters Drive was charged with three counts...

Trio sentenced

Three men from Dudley have been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to possessing property stolen from a home. A fourth person also was charged in the crime but has not been tried. Two of the three men also pleaded...

Citizens eye shrimp trawling plan

They came to listen to comments on shrimp trawling. But mostly they heard concerns about fish -- or the absence of fish -- in the state's coastal waters. Representatives of the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries held a public hearing...

Correction

Correction State Sen. John Kerr said a penny of the increased cigarette tax should bring the state about $7 million in new money, not $70 million, as was reported Monday. He said the 30-cent increase might bring a total of...