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Tuesday, February 7, 2006

Rosewood students involved in crash

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Three people were taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital following an accident on Black Jack Church Road near its intersection with Steven's Mill Road about 7:30 a.m today. Highway Patrol trooper Mike Conley said Lester Melvin Cannon, 66,...

Schools ask county to release $451,070

The Board of Education voted Monday night to ask the Wayne County Commission to release money the commissioners held in reserve during the last round of budget negotiations. The money would be used to offset a worrisome deficit in the...

City adds four buildings to list for condemnation

Goldsboro City Council members condemned four dwellings Monday after inspectors said each building had run through the three-phase minimum housing process. A house located at 105 N. Slocumb St. was first inspected in December 2004. Broken windows, mold growth, deteriorating...

Board wants city to assist with improving conditions

Members of the Wayne County Board of Education want the city of Goldsboro to do more to improve conditions for local families. Monday, they made that request official. Board member Thelma Smith read the resolution, drafted on the heels of...

Equipment will help nab speeders

Speeders beware. At their first meeting of the month, Goldsboro City Council voted to cover 25 percent of the cost for new police equipment for the purpose of reducing speeding complaints and speed-related accidents. Police Chief Tim Bell said each...

Princeton authorities aim to halt vandalism

PRINCETON -- Princeton officials say they will put a stop to vandalism by teenagers who have spray-painted more than two dozen signs around town with gang-related graffiti. "It's very important to remove the markings as quickly as possible," Police Chief...

Pikeville board OKs new sign ordinance

Pikeville Town Commissioners approved two ordinances Monday night. The town's new sign ordinance is similar to the Wayne County law, which Mayor Herb Sieger said was used as a guideline in developing the Pikeville regulations. The ordinance allows off-premises outdoor...

Public records

Pair charged A Goldsboro couple was arrested today by Wayne County Sheriff's deputies and charged with four felony offenses in connection with a break-in at Eastern Wayne High School. Deputies M.B. Sasser and Aaron Cantwell responded at 1:32 p.m. to...