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Friday, September 16, 2005

Neighborhood meeting

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Mayor Al King speaks to Goldsboro citizens during a neighborhood meeting Thursday night on South Kornegay Street held to address the concerns of the neighborhood. For more information see City officials, residents meet on the street....

City officials, residents meet on the street

The first in a series of neighborhood meetings created by the Goldsboro City Council took place Thursday night at 100 South Kornegay St. Police blocked off the area and residents were encouraged to join council members, city department heads and...

Most buyout payments have been received

Local tobacco growers and quota owners who have not yet received their initial buyout payments should look for them soon, said Rick Tharrington, county executive director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency. "We are finished," Tharrington said...

Shot to the chest killed Yarborough, expert testifies

A shot to the chest that struck his heart and other vital organs killed Jonathan Deon Yarborough last year, a medical expert testified Thursday in Wayne Superior Court. Dr. John Butts, the state's chief medical examiner, said Thursday during the...

Hot meals come from Goldsboro

SALTER PATH -- The day after Hurricane Ophelia hit the Atlantic Beach area of North Carolina, Goldsboro's Salvation Army was on its way to help the disaster victims. Amid power outages, damaged buildings and floodwaters, a crew of four Wayne...

Public records

Drug charges Three people were arrested Thursday by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad and charged with felony drug offenses. Thomas Earl Southerland, 51, and Nancy Wooten Smith, 49, were arrested after an investigation and search of their home on Parkstown...

Double murderer to be paroled

A Wayne County man convicted of killing his father and his stepmother will be paroled from prison in less than two years, despite the protests of his half-sisters and the District Attorney's Office. Terry Wayne Weeks, 37, was convicted in...

Crops in southern Duplin suffered damage in storm

KENANSVILLE --Crops in the southern end of Duplin County weren't as lucky as those in the northern section of the county during Hurricane Ophelia. Cooperative Extension Ser-vice Director Ed Emory said many fields of corn ready for harvest were blown...

Man arrested in shooting of police officer in Rose Hill

KENANSVILLE -- Tyrone David Williams, 30, of Rose Hill, was arrested Wednesday on charges regarding the shooting of a Rose Hill police officer. Sheriff's officers and the SBI helped apprehend Williams, who was charged with assault with a deadly weapon...