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Friday, January 13, 2006

Crash on U.S. 117

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Two people were injured in an accident shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday on the U.S. 117 bypass, Goldsboro police said. The driver of the car, Myra P. Outlaw, 78, of South Center Street, Mount Olive, was treated...

Teachers must meet guidelines

Changes prompted by the federal No Child Left Behind Act have left some special education teachers scrambling to meet the criteria by this spring. Letters sent out by Wayne County Public Schools before Christmas informed some teachers that they might...

Results are in from inquiry into accident

A Wayne County pilot's failure to apply heat to the carburetor of his aircraft led to a crash he barely survived, according to findings by the National Transportation Safety Board. Kent Larson's Cessna crashed into the Neuse River near New...

SJAFB staff chosen for promotion to colonels

Five lieutenant colonels from the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base were recently selected for promotion to colonel. The officers were selected by the Promotion Board at the Air Force Personnel Center at Randolph Air Force Base,...

United Way recognizes volunteers at ceremony

United Way of Wayne County celebrated its campaign victory for 2005 by holding a recognition ceremony Thursday night at Goldsboro Country Club. The 2005 campaign chairman, Jane Rustin, made the official announcement that last year's campaign raised a total of...

Verizon Wireless enters Goldsboro market

A new player is entering the wireless communications market in Goldsboro. Verizon Wireless has secured site-clearing and building permits for construction at 1202-B N. Berkeley Blvd., in front of Lowe's Home Improvement. The building is being developed by Jeff Irvin...

Second round of tobacco payments are on the way

It's the second time around for tobacco buyout payments, and a Farm Service Agency says the process should go a little more smoothly. The agency will begin mailing the second round of payments for the Tobacco Transition Payment Program, commonly...

Public records

Buses vandalized Twelve school buses and 12 building doors were vandalized between Wednesday and Thursday at Eastern Wayne High School, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office reported. A substance like liquid cement had been poured into the ignition switches of the...