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Sunday, September 4, 2005

Gas prices stablize in Wayne

From staff and wire reports Gas prices around Wayne County had stabilized Saturday. Not that the nearly 60-cent drop in some cases mattered much to drivers who don't consider $3.19 a gallon to be much of a bargain. But the...

Weekend travel curbed across the country

By TURNER WALSTON and KARINNE YOUNG News-Argus Staff Writers Droves of drivers who had looked forward to end-of-summer road trips to the mountains, beach or elsewhere this Labor Day weekend were scrapping their plans in response to high gas prices...

Meadow Lane student battles back from burns

A Meadow Lane Elementary School fourth-grader whose life was drastically altered by a fire when he was 4 years old, continues to be transformed by the loving gestures of many lending support to him and his family. Hualian Xu moved...

School watch gas supplies

Rumors swirled at week's end that Wayne County Public Schools was considering extending the Labor Day holiday on Monday and closing down schools for the week as a way to conserve fuel needed to operate its transportation system. Officials said...

Airmen leave for New Orleans

From staff reports About 125 airmen from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base left Saturday for Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans. The airmen will join several hundred airmen from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., and Moody Air Force Base,...

Trash collections are moved

Residential trash collection for Wayne County residents who are served by Waste Industries will be delayed one day this week because of the Labor Day holiday for residents whose regular pickup date is Monday through Thursday. Friday pickups will continue...

College has Katrina project

From staff reports Wayne Community College students and employees will have a car wash to benefit the American Red Cross' Katrina relief effort. Student, faculty and staff volunteers will wash vehicles 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6...

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Wayne offers opportunities to serve Wayne County for all ages. This service is provided by Volunteer Wayne and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) at Wayne Community College. Contact Joy Pearce at 735-5151 ext. 336 or at www.volunteersolutions.org/uwwc/volunteer...

Superior Court

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Kevin Deon Moore, 33, Goldsboro, breaking and entering, 80 to 105 months (habitual felon). *Perry Wayne Hunt, 36, Fairmont, habitual driving while impaired, 15 to 18...

Student news

Through the support of the North Carolina Legislature and the University of North Carolina system, 436 high school students from 75 counties completed an early-college residential experience by participating in the Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics program this summer....

Sampson CenterStage season opens Oct. 29

Music from the 1940s, '50s and '60s will be among the offerings in the 2005-06 season of the Sampson CenterStage Performing Arts Series. The season lineup is as follows: "In The Mood," Saturday, Oct. 29, 8 p.m. Ticket costs range...

Public record

Investigations Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *Margaret Irene Lewis of Durham Lake Road, Dudley, reported the theft of a 1993 Chevrolet truck on Friday afternoon. She told police that keys had been left inside the unsecured vehicle, valued at...

Mount Olive District Court

These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Jeffery Dean Jones, 30, East Station Street, Mount Olive, second-degree trespass, six days. *Lloyd Bradford Brewer IV, 42, Jim Best Road, Mount Olive, no operator's license, 60 days suspended, 12...

News of military personnel

Army National Guard Pvt. William C. Stringer III has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the eight weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military...

District Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Barbara Crumbacker, 35, Kinston, assault, not guilty. *April Denise Green, 27, Kinston, assault, not guilty. *Irish Horton, 42, Fussell Street, harassing phone call (two counts) and communicating threats, not...

Cystic fibrosis benefit walk set for Sept. 24

From staff reports A benefit walk to help victims of cystic fibrosis will be held Sept. 24 at Rosewood High School. Lexi's Angels is a group organizing the CF Great Strides Walk on behalf of Lexi Lewis, the 21-month-old daughter...

County meeting rescheduled

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners' meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday has been rescheduled for Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. in the commissioners' board room on the fourth floor of the courthouse on Walnut Street. The commissioners' appointments committee will...

City Council will meet Tuesday at 7

The Goldsboro City Council will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall after a briefing session at 5 p.m. At the briefing, council members will discuss efforts to assist victims of Hurricane Katrina, the acquisition...