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Thursday, September 8, 2005

Accident on Durham Lake Road

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Rescue workers and law enforcement officers attend to the driver of a car that struck a Grantham school student this morning on Durham Lake Road. No charges were filed in the accident. For more information see Child...

Child hit as he runs into road

From staff reports A Grantham Elementary School first-grader was struck by a car while waiting for a school bus along Durham Lake Road this morning. Michael Buchanan, 5, of 202 Timber Hollow Drive, Dudley, was being treated in the emergency...

Goldsboro firemen head to Gulf to repay the favor

Two Goldsboro firefighters left today to assist search and rescue efforts along the Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Lt. Rob Loreman and Firefighter Jourdon Pope are responding to a national disaster, just as others helped Wayne County...

Higher gas prices mean more drive offs

BY KENNETH FINE News-Argus Staff Writer The skyrocketing price of gasoline has led to more people stealing gas from service stations, say Goldsboro police. Goldsboro police Chief Tim Bell told the City Council this week that the number of drive-offs...

New shelter law will help strays

A new state law requiring local animal shelters to meet higher standards will not only help the dogs and cats being housed there but create a better system for dealing with strays and better protect public health, say county officials...

Duplin schools chief will retire

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County School Superintendent Tommy Benson will finish his career in a little more than a month, but his school year will continue. Benson announced at Tuesday's Duplin Board of Education meeting that he will retire Oct. 1...

Officials hear mobile home rules working

FAISON -- Faison residents are making improvements to their properties, officials say, now that the town board is talking seriously about restricting the erection of mobile homes inside the town limits. A proposed ordinance would prevent new mobile homes from...

Princeton police cope with rising cost of gas

From staff reports PRINCETON -- The Princeton Police Department, like every other government agency, is feeling the pinch at the pump. Chief Eddie Lewis said Tuesday night that if his officers use as much gas in their cars as they...

Public records

Drivers injured Three drivers were injured and damages were estimated at $7,500 in a three-vehicle collision at 12:08 p.m. Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Drive and Country Day Road, Goldsboro police said. Allison Elaine Bronner, 28, of Redwood Trail, Crystal Renee...