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Friday, September 2, 2005

Gas lines

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Drivers line up to fill up at the Trade Mart gas station on N.C. 55 west in Mount Olive on Thursday as fears of gas shortages spread across Wayne County and eastern North Carolina. Drivers were limited...

Officials changing services to conserve

City residents won't experience any change in essential services because of gas prices and shortage concerns, but they might see some high grass, officials announced Thursday. Goldsboro waste collection will not be affected by the call to conserve, although services...

Supply fears prompt gas runs

If you are going to the pumps to gas up, be patient and prepared to wait, city officials are telling residents. Goldsboro police Chief Tim Bell said although there have not been major problems at the pumps, shortage concerns have...

Still watching the weather

Long before the arrival of complicated computer systems and Doppler radar, B.E. Dean was forecasting the weather -- the old-fashioned way. It was back in the 1950s, at Stallings Air Base in Kinston, when Dean began a five-year stint as...

Public records

EWHS athletes' property stolen Nineteen Eastern Wayne High School football players reported the theft of a total of $1,127 worth of cash and property from a locker room between Wednesday night and Thursday morning. The door to the room had...

SAT scores fall slightly in Wayne

Wayne County students' SAT scores dropped an average of three points for the 2004-05 school year, even though the number of students taking the test was above the national average. The College Board released data this week for 12th-grade students...

Sentences handed down in Wayne County break-ins

Two men have pleaded guilty in Wayne County Superior Court to felony charges in connection with two break-ins. Chad Donnavan Herring, 17, of Indian Springs Road, Mount Olive, pleaded guilty to taking part in a daytime break-in of a Dudley...