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Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Chase ends in shots fired

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Highway Patrol troopers work at scene of an accident in which two men wanted on drug charges were wounded by members of the Goldsboro/Wayne Drug Squad following a chase. For more information see Two arrested after chase;...

Two arrested after chase; shots fired

Two suspected drug dealers who tried to flee from law enforcement officers Tuesday, then exchanged gunfire with them on New Hope Road, were shot by lawmen, then arrested and jailed. The suspects -- Korey Hill, 29, of Daly Boulevard, Mount...

County will take control of EDC

The Wayne County Economic Development Commission will officially become a county department on Oct. 1, county commissioners decided at their meeting Tuesday. The organization has been operating as a stand-alone, county-funded agency since the late 1980s and was most recently...

Exchange Club members will travel to New Orleans

Five members of the Goldsboro Exchange Club leave this weekend to help with hurricane disaster relief efforts and are seeking donations from the community. Member David Poythress said the group began discussing what it could do to help victims of...

Drivers, businesses already weary of Ash Street paving

Click, click, rattle. Loose rocks roll around tire wells and kick off spinning tires as they hit windshields. Gwen Jones knows all about the potential irritations that accompany traveling down Ash Street since the city's street paving project began Sept....

Gateway back to normal for now

Jack Miller's jet-black Mustang convertible hasn't seen much action over the past few weeks. It has been stabled while he takes the bus. Miller, 19, a student at Wayne County Community College, has avoided driving whenever possible since gas prices...

Lightning strike ignites fire that destroys home

PIKEVILLE -- A large brick home at 101 Hawkins Drive near Vail Road was destroyed today after a predawn lightning strike triggered a fire, officials said. The residents, Johnnie and Lynn Carr and their two children, managed to get outside...

Mount Olive church sending team, materials to hard-hit areas

MOUNT OLIVE -- First Baptist Church of Mount Olive has collected emergency items for the victims of Hurricane Katrina and a group headed out early today to deliver the load to Mississippi. Pastor Dennis Atwood and his wife, Ann, are...

Truckload of supplies headed for Mississippi

A tractor-trailer full of supplies for Hurricane Katrina victims left Wayne County Tuesday and was expected to arrive at a staging center in Jackson, Miss. today. There, the items will be dispersed among several aid agencies. Over the past ten...

Singing challenge raises $1,630 for hurricane victims

Two Wayne County departments recently challenged staff members to raise money for relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Katrina. Team leaders would be Health Director James Roosen and Social Services Director Judy Pelt. The prize? The leader of the winning...

Public records

Victim identified in fatal collision The victim in a collision Monday night at N.C. 55 and N.C. 111 has been identified by the Highway Patrol as Carlos Humberto Gutierrez, 29, of 108 Mill Run Village, Mount Olive. The northbound car...

Fremont approves zoning change

FREMONT -- A specialty health-care business will be coming to Fremont, after all. The town board on Tuesday night approved a change in its zoning ordinance to allow the facility in the Rhodes Funeral Home building at 604 Memorial Church...