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Friday, January 6, 2006

Checking the plans

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Roger Casey eyes the master plan for Goldsboro's new Stoney Creek Park. His son and daughter-in-law are planning to purchase a home near the southwest perimeter of the park. For more information see Planning Stoney Creek Park;...

Stepfather indicted for rape, murder

The stepfather of a 14-year-old girl has been indicted by the Wayne County Grand Jury on charges that he raped and murdered her last year. Roger Lamonte Sutton, 33, of Hinnant Road, Pikeville, was indicted on charges of first-degree murder,...

Planning Stoney Creek Park; security, privacy concerns

Flooding, lack of privacy and the possibility of children drowning. These concerns and others were addressed by city residents Thursday as the Stoney Creek Park Development Committee hosted a public forum at the Herman Park Center. Officials unveiled the final...

Voters can try proposed voting machines

The Wayne County Board of Elections will have a public forum Tuesday from 10 a.m. until noon to allow county residents to see the new voting equipment expected to be in place by the May elections. Election Systems & Software...

Committee weighs limits on billboards

Making highways in Wayne County safer will be a chief aim of the county Transportation Committee this year, members said at their meeting Tuesday. Committee members discussed several ways to reduce accidents at key intersections and crossings, including adding flashing...

Pikeville administrator will leave post January 27

Lonnie Graves will step down as town administrator in Pikeville, effective Jan. 27. Graves, 29, will take an administrative position with Carolina Solutions, a rehabilitative care facility owned by his family in Burlington. "I just have so many obligations back...

Public records

Drug charges An undercover operation by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad led to the seizure of a large quantity of narcotics and the arrest of a 19-year-old man this week. A total of 24.3 grams of methadone and 10.6 grams...

Library event to recognize Wayne's cultural diversity

Wayne County is as diversified culturally as any in North Carolina. Its residents come from backgrounds with roots in every continent. The county Public Library staff will recognize that diversity by holding a special event to honor the variety of...

Wayne Gets Fit program beginning

Wayne County people now have the opportunity to get fit through a program sponsored by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service and the health promotion program of the Wayne County Health Department. Wayne Gets Fit! will start Jan. 24 and...

Duplin quiz bowl January 12

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Public Library Quiz Bowl will be held Thursday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. in Monk Auditorium at James Sprunt Community College. The annual event is sponsored by the local public library and the North Carolina...

Applications for ECU degree program due in February

Applications for the East Carolina University bachelor's degree programs in elementary and middle grades education at Wayne Community College are due in February. Applications for the ECU Wachovia Partnership East South Central Consortium middle grades math and science degree program...