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Friday, November 25, 2005

Saulston fire

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Firefighters from three Wayne County fire departments battle a house fire this morning on Coley Road near Saulston Road. The house was destroyed. For more information see Fire destroys house in Saulston....

Fire destroys house in Saulston

A lifetime of memories went up in smoke today when fire destroyed a century-old farmhouse at 287 Coley Road in northern Wayne County. The only resident, Edward Hamilton, had gone to his garden to collect collards, saw the early-morning fire...

Let the shopping begin

April Ayres may have come to Goldsboro to share Thanksgiving with relatives, but she was not ashamed to admit that the opportunity to go shopping was also a big draw. Shortly after 6 a.m. this morning, while pushing her shopping...

Shoppers urged to be extra cautious

As shoppers flock to malls and shopping centers for the beginning of the holiday buying season, Wayne County law-enforcement officers are urging them to be extra cautious. Thieves, as well as shoppers, will be out in force, they say. "Unfortunately,...

Newly married airman spending holidays in Iraq

Military personnel stationed around the globe will spend the holidays away from family and friends. Unlike the folks at home, they won't get to shop for presents or spend time with loved ones. Airman 1st Class Amorita Jenkins, a Goldsboro...

Silent auction to be held December 3 to augment toy run

The toy run is over and now members of the Wayne County Motorcycle Riders are gearing up for their fourth annual silent auction to provide local families with a happy Christmas. One of the event organizers, Debbie Swartz, said the...

Fremont Town Board approves flood ordinance

FREMONT -- The Fremont Town Board unanimously approved a flood damage prevention ordinance during a special meeting Tuesday in Town Hall. The ordinance protects three environmentally sensitive areas in the town's extraterritorial zoning jurisdiction from future construction. The areas are...

Student still in critical condition

Carson Thomas, 13, one of two Greenwood Middle School students injured when they were hit by a car at a crosswalk last Friday, remained in critical condition at Pitt Memorial Hospital, a spokesman said today. Goldsboro police said Carson and...

Public record

Man charged Two men argued over money owed, and one man grabbed a $4,166.10 check from the other and fled but was arrested later, according to a Goldsboro police report. John Wesley Williams of Belfast Road told officers that he...