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Friday, February 24, 2006

Highway pilup

News-Argus/Bobby Williams A five-vehicle pileup at the intersection of U.S. 70 bypass and Oak Forest Road tied up traffic about 1 p.m. Thursday, sending five people to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries. John Kenneth Newsom, 70,...

High school teacher faces sex charge

PIKEVILLE -- A 36-year-old woman teacher at Charles B. Aycock was arrested Thursday by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with having sex with an 18-year-old male student. Laurie Spurlock of Devon-shire Drive was charged with two counts of...

City looking into hiring grant writer

NEW BERN -- Goldsboro City Council members have discussed the possibility of hiring a grant writer whose sole function would be to research and write applications for state and federal money. Assistant City Manager Tasha Logan recommended council members pursue...

Wayne County Reads plans cleanup, film showing

Over the next few days, the Wayne County Reads program will offer two events related to this year's book selection, Elie Wiesel's "Night." Saturday, local volunteers will begin a two-day service project at the Oheb Shalom Temple, located at the...

A song at Christmas started it all

An unlikely friendship between a 92-year-old woman and a third-grader has been forged in the time it took to sing a Christmas carol. In early December, 8-year-old Logan Merritt's class at Rosewood Elementary School was scheduled to visit Woodard's Care...

Sampson art teachers featured in MOC show

A Mount Olive College professor's idea prompted nine Sampson County art teachers to put their hearts and talents into a five-week art show that will be featured at the Teresa Pelt Grubbs Art Gallery at the college. The show began...

Judge Duke files for chief justice of N.C. Supreme Court

Superior Court Judge Rusty Duke of Greenville has filed to run for Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Duke is challenging incumbent Sarah Parker of Raleigh, who was appointed to fill out the term of I. Beverly Lake,...

Public records

Couple and son charged in raid of meth lab DUDLEY -- A couple and a son were arrested Thursday by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad and accused of running a large methamphetamine operation from their home. Drug squad officers, with...