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Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Drug money

Submitted photo Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad investigators seized more than $189,700 in cash and $89,600 in cocaine from a Pikeville home Monday. Three people were arrested as a result of a week-long investigation. For more information see Drugs, $189,725...

Drugs, $189,725 cash found in Pikeville

PIKEVILLE -- A total of $189,725 in cash and cocaine with an estimated street value of $89,600 were seized and three people arrested Monday at a home in the 100 block of Pinkney Road. The cash and drugs were seized...

Civic center not a top priority this year

Goldsboro City Manager Joe Huffman wasn't sure sure if a new civic center would become a reality for the city, but that didn't stop him and other city officials from discussing the issue and other city priorities with Wayne County...

Wayne County native on road to recovery from Iraqi roadside bomb attack

A military hero and recent Purple Heart recipient quietly slipped into town over the weekend. Hospitalized in Washington, D.C., since being injured by a roadside bomb while deployed to Iraq, it was his first time returning to Goldsboro. He had...

Price: Wait for the study results

EDITOR'SNOTE: This is the final installment in a four-part series examining the debate over funding for Wayne County school facilities improvement. Asked to respond to questions, in addition to Wayne County Commission Chairman Atlas Price, were Wayne County Schools Superintendent...

Thomas files for run for seat on county school board

Former coach Dave Thomas, who retired as director of health, physical education and safety for the Wayne County school system, filed for the District 1 seat on the county Board of Education Monday. The seat is held by incumbent Lehman...

Public records

Fire destroys barn, contents DUDLEY -- Fire destroyed a storage barn and its contents and damaged the owner's home and sport utility vehicle early Sunday at 136 Quiet Drive, off Arrington Bridge Road, a fire official said. A neighbor saw...

Man killed in wreck identified

MOUNT OLIVE -- A passenger who was killed last week in a two-vehicle, head-on collision on N.C. 55 has been identified by the Highway Patrol as Victor Cerritos, 19, of 1412 Old Smith Chapel Road, Mount Olive. State troopers hunted...

Murder charge filed; suspect sought

A 20-year-old Goldsboro man was charged in a warrant Monday with the fatal shooting of Octavius Manley on Sunday in the 600 block of Wilmington Avenue. Basher Elijah Baker, whose last-known address was on Hugh Street, was developed as a...

Hospital parking lot repairs to be made

Parking lot repairs at Wayne Memorial Hospital began today, resulting in some road closures Hospital officials said "crack sealing" is being done in the front of the main tower visitor parking lot. The entrance road to the lot will be...