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Friday, October 28, 2005

Tenants told not to worry as city condemns apartments

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Tenants Charles Brown, Christopher Boykin and William Kornegay read a letter of reassurance posted on Angela Armstrong's door after the condemnation was ordered by Goldsboro City Council. For more information see City order surprises tenants....

City order surprises tenants

The sound of staples driving through vinyl siding stirred the tenants of Wayne-East Apartments Thursday morning. Christopher Boykin wasn’t feeling well, but heard the noise coming from outside, got up and opened his apartment door. “Condemned?” he asked after...

Man sought after scare at Rosewood Elementary

Officials are working today to squelch rumors that child was abducted at Rosewood Elementary School, and are investigating reports of a suspicious person at the school on Thursday. Ken Derksen, public information officer for Wayne County Public Schools, said this...

Neighborhood speaks out

Cars lined Maplewood Drive Thursday as nearly 50 residents turned out for the second in a series of city-sponsored neighborhood meetings. Neighbors, city officials and councilmen gathered on Maplewood Racquet Club's tennis courts to meet, greet and discuss pressing issues...

Growth, flights cut into local marijuana production

Wayne County's growing population and the subsequent shrinking of open spaces have put a crimp on marijuana production. "Our population makes it difficult for growing marijuana," Sheriff Carey Winders said Thursday. At the same time, Winders said, hunters are finding...

Aviation pioneer will be honored

An astronaut, three aerial combat aces, private pilots and proud citizens will convene in the town of Coats Saturday, Nov. 5, to honor a pioneer aviator. The occasion will be the unveiling of an historical marker dedicated to the late...

Public records

16th drug arrest A 16th person was arrested Thursday by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with felony drug offenses as a result of a year-long undercover drug campaign. Tony Paul Young, 29, of Mill Creek Court was charged...

Playing from her heart and with a lot of faith

MOUNT OLIVE - Carolyn Jean Watson, a senior piano performance major at Mount Olive College, said she knows the healing power of music. It has not cured the blindness she developed at age 3 or helped her avoid the recurrent...

Feast in the East will sort winners from losers

The pork cook-off at the second annual Feast in the East won't begin until tonight, but competitive juices have already begun to flow. Fifteen teams will square off at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fairgrounds in the cook-off, sponsored by the...