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Thursday, August 25, 2005

Officer injured in chase

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Emergency personnel tend to Officer Todd Dos Santos after a police chase through the southern part of Mount Olive Wednesday. The suspect, Ryan Allen of Dogwood Lane, ran after an officer tried to stop his car, later...

Owners feel bite of price at pump

Higher gas prices aren't just hitting drivers where it hurts; they are also affecting local businesses. Many local business owners rely on the same gasoline to fuel their delivery vehicles, and the rising costs get passed on to consumers. When...

Mount Olive police chase ends on foot with arrest

MOUNT OLIVE -- A Mount Olive police officer was injured during a chase through the southern part of town Wednesday afternoon that ended with most of the department on hand to apprehend a man wanted for several traffic violations. Officer...

Witness describes shooting

An eyewitness on Wednesday identified murder defendant Leandren Andre Wilson as the man who fatally shot another man last summer outside a Goldsboro nightclub. Tory Thompson said in Wayne County Superior Court he thought the gunshots were directed at him...

Owner of W.P. Rose Supply creates 'Brick Village'

A quaint village has sprung up on Patetown Road. You can't see it from the road, but it's there. Inside the W.P. Rose Supply building at 501 Patetown Road is The Brick Village. What was once the Americal hosiery factory...

Public records

Accidents Damages were estimated at $16,850 Wednesday in two traffic accidents in Goldsboro, police reported. *Damages were estimated at $6,300 in a two-vehicle collision at 5 p.m. Wednesday at South Dr. M.L. King Jr. Expressway, the U.S. 117 bypass, and...

Mentors help new teachers

Beginning teachers often have a lot of have a lot to look forward to in their first year teaching. At the same time, a classroom full of students can be intimidating. With looming teacher shortages, school systems are facing the...

Warsaw sign will honor those serving in the military

WARSAW -- The Chamber of Commerce and Warsaw town officials unveiled a sign Thursday morning in honor of those serving in the military service. Warsaw Chamber President Jim Harris was master of ceremonies during a brief unveiling ceremony in front...

Goldsboro native composer

"Cloud Dance," a collection of classical pieces and Celtic jigs recorded by the ensemble, Consonance, has been released internationally on the Independent Records label of Blairstown, N.J. All but two of the works contained on the compact disc were composed...

Brinkley to speak at economic luncheon

The speaker at Friday's luncheon sponsored by the Goldsboro and Mount Olive committees of 100 is a Sampson County native who spent years working with logistics for the John Deere Co. before starting his own business logistics firm in Wallace....