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Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Drug arrests

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Antonio Spruill, left, one of about 13 people arrested this morning, is read charges by Wayne County Sheriff's Office Deputy Brian Dawson. More than 20 arrest warrants were issued. For more information see 20 sought in morning...

20 sought in morning drug raid

Twenty street-level and mid-level drug dealers were being sought today in the culmination of a year-long undercover campaign by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad. Most suspects were charged with offenses dealing with cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine or the drug with the...

Council votes to condemn apartments

City Council members voted to condemn a dilapidated apartment building located at 300 Randall Lane at their meeting Monday night. The building contains 24 apartments, with four currently occupied, said Ed Cianfarra, Goldsboro's chief building inspector. "All of the units,...

Wings Over Wayne set for takeoff November 5

Prepare for takeoff. The 2005 Wings Over Wayne Air Show will take place high above Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Nov. 5. Base gates will open at 9 a.m., and the show will begin at 10:30. Aerial performances will include...

Board OKs new rules for homes

FAISON -- Officials say they hope they have put a stop to a problem with dilapidated and abandoned mobile homes in Faison with new rules regarding the structures. The Faison Town Board adopted an amendment to the town's zoning ordinance...

City to observe Halloween on traditional date

Ghosts, goblins and other costumed creatures of the night will be turned loose in neighborhoods across Goldsboro next Monday as city officials observe Halloween. Mayor Al King announced Monday that trick-or-treaters will take the streets between 6 and 8 p.m....

Operation Christmas Child center will be open November 14-20

The local collection center for Operation Christmas Child will be open Nov. 14 to 20 at Adamsville Baptist Church, 1302 N. Berkeley Blvd. Operating hours will be from 3 until 7 p.m. on Monday, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. until...

Public records

Police car rammed by driver in chase A 25-year-old driver rammed a Goldsboro police car today after being stopped following a high-speed, predawn chase, according to police reports. Kimberly Diane Harrison of Beaver Drive, Dudley, was seen while driving erratically...

WAGES offers 'weatherization'

Wayne Action Group for Economic Solvency, Inc. provides weatherization services for Wayne, Greene and Lenoir counties. The federal Weatherization Assistance Program is managed by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Economic Opportunity. It is designed...

Blood drive Wednesday

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cherry Hospital. Donors will receive an Adam's Auto coupon for a free car wash....