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Thursday, August 18, 2005

Breakfast for teachers

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Juanita King, left, and first-grade School Street School teacher Stephanie Boykin share a laugh during a breakfast for teachers and staff by the St. James AME Zion Church in Goldsboro this morning. For more information see Churches...

Health board wants fluoride back in water

The Wayne County Board of Health voted Wednesday to ask the city of Goldsboro to resume adding fluoride to its water supply. Board member Charles T. "Tommy" Gibson made the motion, saying the benefits of putting fluoride in the water...

BB&T branch robbery

An armed man on Wednesday robbed the BB&T bank in the Little River Shopping Center of an undisclosed amount of cash. Later, a man and a woman were arrested by Goldsboro police and charged with the crime. A man entered...

Churches treat some schools' staffs to first-day breakfast

Several community churches treated some Wayne County's teachers and staff to a back-to-school breakfast this morning in honor of their first official step back into the classroom. It was an opportunity for pray for the educators, encourage them and send...

ATV law may have little effect

A new state law that increases the minimum age for users of all-terrain vehicles will not have much effect on Wayne County law-enforcement agencies. The measure bars children under 8-years-old from operating a four-wheeler. Until recently, North Carolina is one...

'Karolee Myers, come on down'

When Don Myers asked Karolee Jones to marry him, he got an enthusastic yes. And then she started planning the honeymoon. "I wanted to go to Hawaii, so I could make a stop in Los Angeles," Karolee said. Why? Well,...

City enforcing 'demolition by neglect'

Some Goldsboro residents are receiving unwanted attention from the city because they ignored the peeling paint on their house or postponed roof repairs. That's because the city's Inspection Department is now enforcing the "demolition by neglect" ordinance approved by the...

Duplin EMS gets rescue devices

KENANSVILLE -- It looks like a space mask but Duplin County EMS's new piece of resuscitation equipment can help patients get to the hospital alive. Shift Supervisor Jeremy Kaiser said paramedics used the new Continuous Positive Airway Pressure device the...

Man arrested in connection with firearm theft

A 24-year-old man from Jacksonville has been arrested in connection with the theft of firearms from a home in Walnut Creek. Erik Rubio Fuentes was charged with possession of two firearms that were stolen during a break-in July 22 at...

Public record

Robberies A thief grabbed a cash register with $60 and fled from a store; armed men barged into a home in Dudley and stole property; and another man foiled an armed robbery in separate crimes, according to reports. A black...

Foundation offers class on Film Noir

The Foundation of Wayne Community College will offer a lecture course entitled "Film Noir: Hollywood's Dark Side." Arts and Humanities Program Director Bill Brettmann will lead the four-week course. It will meet 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays starting Aug....