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Wednesday, August 24, 2005

Early morning accident

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Dudley Volunteer Fire Department firemen and Wayne County rescue workers responded to a single-car accident on Emmaus Church Road at about 3 a.m. today, after a car carrying two people ran off the highway and struck a...

Eyewitness identification of shooter rejected

An eyewitness' identification of the alleged killer of a man outside a Goldsboro night club was not allowed Tuesday in the murder trial of Leandren Andre Wilson. Judge Jay D. Hockenbury said the witness, Antoinette Saul, the victim's aunt, could...

Fluoride is back in city water

Fluoride is again being injected into the city of Goldsboro's water, after city officials received a letter of reassurance from the state health director. Fluoride injections stopped in June after concerns were raised by studies that indicated possible problems with...

Chickens enlist for West Nile warning system

One of the most important jobs at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is for the birds. Chickens are being used to help base health official watch for signs of the West Nile virus. Through a partnership with the Wayne County...

Area volunteers honored for their community work

Five local people received Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Awards and another was presented the Order of the Long Leaf Pine at a ceremony Tuesday. Volunteer awards went to Technical Sgt. Greg Wilson, Pat Faircloth, Ann Adams, Durwood Bostic and...

County gets ready for 2005 Fair

Get ready for fireworks, funnel cakes and ferris wheel rides. The 57th Annual Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair is coming. The fair will be Sept. 29 through Oct. 8 at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. Organizers say they expect the award-winning agricultural...

Public records

Shooting A 28-year-old woman reported that a man threatened to kill her Wednesday and then fired several shots, damaging her home, the Wayne County Sheriff's Department said. Quiyam Damali Archibald of Camp Trailee Road, Dudley, told deputies that the suspect...

County holds haz-mat training exercise

New Hope and Belfast volunteer fire departments, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base firefighters, law enforcement and rescue personnel are learning how to handle a hazardous materials situation. About 50 people from the different agencies responded to a staged five-hour exercise,...

Officials remind drivers of bus rules

With schools across the county being back in session this week comes the need for motorists to be more mindful of road safety. The start of school means families will be adjusting schedules to make sure everyone gets out the...