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Friday, October 14, 2005

Wayne Motel

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Workers for A/K Grading and Demolition of LaGrange take down the Wayne Motel on U.S. 70 West Thursday. Best Commercial and Development has purchased the motel and the 5 acres it sits on. For more information see...

Motel comes down

A Goldsboro landmark is being torn down, and speculation has already begun about what type of business might take its place. The Wayne Motel on U.S. Highway 70 is being demolished to make way for development. The motel and the...

Bicyclist killed by truck on U.S. 13

A 21-year-old man was killed Thursday night after his bicycle was struck by a tractor-trailer truck on U.S. 13 South, the Highway Patrol said. The victim was identified as Douglas Alan Harrell of 147 Hood Drive. The collision occurred at...

20 years and still frying

Eight hundred pounds of fish; 160 gallons of oil; and thousands of children whose lives will be changed forever. For members of the Wayne Shrine Club, there is only one reason to get up at 6:45 a.m., haul fish and...

Sewer project ready by 2006

PIKEVILLE -- Pikeville's sewer plant construction is on schedule, said Town Administrator Lonnie Graves. Graves said he hopes the plant will open next spring. "All the pipes are in the ground," Graves said. "They found a couple places were there's...

Public records

4 hurt in accidents Four people were injured and damages were estimated at $65,400 in six recent traffic collisions in Wayne County, officers reported. *A driver tried to squeeze a tractor-trailer truck under the railroad bridge across North Carolina Avenue...

Activities planned to increase awareness of domestic violence

A candlelight vigil and a poster contest are just some of the activities that the Lighthouse of Wayne County is sponsoring for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The candlelight vigil will be held Oct. 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. at...

Goldsboro-Wayne NAACP to celebrate 60th anniversary

The Goldsboro-Wayne branch of the NAACP will celebrate its 60th anniversary Nov. 4 in the H.V. Brown Hall of Dillard Alumni Cultural Center on Poplar Street. Festivities begin at 7:30 p.m. The anniversary celebration will feature a banquet and Freedom...

Blood drive scheduled

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Mays Chapel Church. Donors will receive an Adam's Auto coupon for a free car wash....