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Monday, November 28, 2005

Residents at condemned apartment complex will have to move

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Despite a 90-day extension given to property owner Mike Pate, the buildings at 300 Randall Lane are still condemned, officials said. Signs will not be removed unless they are brought up to code. For more information see...

Greenwood Middle School student still critical

Greenwood Middle School students and staff went back to school this morning after the Thanksgiving holiday, but their minds were still with one of their own who remains hospitalized in Greenville. Carson Thomas, 13, one of two Greenwood students injured...

Owners decide not to attempt repairs

Charles Brown and the other tenants at 300 Randall Lane will have to shop for new homes along with their Christmas presents this year. Tenants at the condemned apartment complex where he lives recently received another letter from their landlord....

Health officials say caution will help curtail flu

While still too early to forecast this year's flu season, some local health care workers continue to promote the importance of precautionary measures such as vaccines and hand-washing. "I don't think we're seeing any garden variety flu and I haven't...

Lead-testing project planned for city water

State health officials will begin a lead testing project this week on Goldsboro's public water system. After seeing lead contamination in drinking water in another community, officials developed this project to take samples from residences in Goldsboro and five other...

SJAFB airman received call from President Bush

An airman deployed from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base got a surprise on Thanksgiving Day when President George W. Bush telephoned her in Baghdad. Airman 1st Class Sarah Sullivan, an airfield management operations supervisor, is stationed at Sather Air Base...

Driver sought in hit-and-run death in Duplin

MOUNT OLIVE -- The State Highway Patrol is looking for a hit-and-run driver who killed a Mount Olive area man this weekend in northern Duplin County. Adrian E. Jones, 83, of Tram Road in Duplin County near Mount Olive, died...

Public records

Assaults A man and his wife were assaulted and robbed and two other people were assaulted in separate incidents Sunday, according to reports filed with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and Goldsboro police. William Eddie Hinson, 32, told deputies that...