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Thursday, October 27, 2005

Traffic stop yields drug charges

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Wayne County Sheriff's ACE Team, from left, Randy Thompson, Chris Worth, Jerry Maxwell and Mike Cox after finding 100 packets of heroin after stopping a sport utility vehicle. The weapons they are holding were seized from a...

Heroin, 8 guns seized in arrest

Following a routine traffic stop, the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team, a division of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, seized 100 bags of heroin, $1,400 in cash and eight firearms. Daryl Pittman, 38, of LaGrange, was stopped in the Hood Swamp...

City meeting helps erase eyesore

Gunshots, drug deals, dilapidated houses occupied by potentially dangerous people and plenty of fire ants. Kornegay Street residents voiced these concerns Sept. 16 at the first of Goldsboro's city-sponsored neighborhood meetings. The goal of the gatherings, which will continue in...

Duplin still looking for tank shooter

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Sheriff's Office is seeking information about the shooting of two water tanks, one in the Summerlin's Crossroads area of Duplin County and the other near Kenansville. Capt. Stanley Jones with the Duplin County Sheriff's Office...

Mental health reform debate continues

MOUNT OLIVE -- Secretary of Health and Human Services Carmen Hooker Odom has softened her position on how to overcome a $28 million shortfall in the state's mental health budget. But if local providers don't choose their new partners as...

Public records

Man on moped dies after Oct. 16 crash A Goldsboro man whose moped was struck by a pickup truck Oct. 16 at North William Street and Stronach Avenue died this week in Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The victim,...

Blood drive Friday

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will have a blood drive Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Chevrolet Cadillac of Goldsboro. Donors will receive an Adam's Auto coupon for a free car wash....

Family Y planning spooky fun Saturday

The Goldsboro Family Y is having a party from 6 until 8:30 p.m. Saturday for ghoulies and goblins. It's time for some spooky, silly fun, senior program director Hal Warner said when he announced the party and invited the children...

Pikeville cat to appear on December page of calendar

A Pikeville cat named Runt will appear on the December page of a 2006 calendar coming out soon. Runt's owner, Suzanne and Jeffrey Tyner of Pikeville, submitted a photo that was chosen for the 2006 edition of the Marley Fund...

Eureka parade set for December 11

EUREKA -- The town of Eureka will hold its Christmas Parade at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11, with line-up at 2 p.m. on Davis Street. The parade will go down Church Street, West Main (N.C. 222), Baker Street, Martin...