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Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Pigs in a pickle

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Highway Patrol Trooper Reggie Edwards, left, and Pinewood Assistant Chief Steven Powers work on U.S. 13 near the intersection of Central Heights Road this morning after a hog truck slid into a ditch. The tractor-trailer was headed...

County, district eye facilities plan

A consultant's proposal to conduct a financial and facilities plan for Wayne County Public Schools could translate into light at the end of a struggle between county commissioners and the school board, or prolong the agony for a school system...

Boys and Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Club received a warning Tuesday from city officials -- take down signs around Goldbsoro promoting the club's annual Pancake Day or face fines. In an e-mail, Boys & Girls Club Director Mary Ann Dudley said the...

Eight Christmas parades in four days on tap

Parade weekend in the Wayne County area starts Thursday and runs through Sunday, with no less than eight Christmas parades planned. The LaGrange Christmas Parade will be Thursday, starting at 4 p.m. Parade entries will line up along Railroad Street....

Afternoon fire destroys city family's home

A mobile home was destroyed Tuesday in a fire that was caused by unattended cooking, a Goldsboro Fire Department official said. The lone occupant and owner, Latisha Johnson, escaped unharmed from her single-wide home at 150 Country View Drive. News-Argus/Mitch...

New ATV law takes effect Thursday

A new law designed to restrict the use of all-terrain vehicles in North Carolina has loopholes that limit its effectiveness, Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders says. The law, approved by the North Carolina Legislature, goes into effect Thursday. Under the...

Public records

Pedestrian struck A pedestrian was listed today in fair condition at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville after he was struck by a car at South George and West Elm streets in Goldsboro. Vernon Thompson, 44, of Brazil Street was...

Red Cross bloodmobile to make December stops

Following is the December Bloodmobile schedule for the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross: *Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Berkeley Mall. *Dec. 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lowe's. *Dec. 10 from 9...

More than 500 charges filed in 'Booze It and Lose It' campaign

Goldsboro police have filed 501 traffic and criminal charges -- including 17 for driving while impaired -- during the first two weeks of the winter "Booze It and Lose It" campaign. The second week of the seven-week campaign against drunken...

Duplin officials consider landfill law

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County commissioners are considering creating a landfill ordinance that would regulate the disposal of solid waste in the county. Duplin has no landfill and hires a private company to haul public waste to a landfill in Sampson...