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Wednesday, March 1, 2006

Stoney Creek Church Road wreck

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Troopers Sgt. Will Thurston, left, and Shane Smith look over the scene at the Stoney Creek grocery store at the intersection of Stoney Creek Church Road and N.C. 111 North this morning. The driver died when his...

Driver dies in early morning wreck

A Goldsboro man was killed this morning when his car ran off N.C. 111 North, crashing into two gasoline pumps at the Stoney Creek Grocery. Edward Poythress Jr., 50, was pronounced dead at the scene. North Carolina Highway Patrol troopers...

Primary ballot is official

The filing period ended Tuesday with races shaping up for several Wayne and Duplin county public offices. Ken Edwards filed as a Democratic candidate for sheriff. A retired Goldsboro police sergeant, he will face incumbent Republican Carey Winders in November....

New Scout chief starts work

The new executive for the Tuscarora Council of the Boy Scouts of America started work today at the Boy Scouts office on Walnut Street. Harold Keller, 44, said his first goal is to familiarize himself with the area. "Learning is...

Agencies will discuss how to handle emergency

Agencies across the county have been invited to attend an awareness training this month designed to fortify emergency preparedness measures. The Strategic National Stockpile, or SNS, Road Show will be March 24 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among those expected to...

Building in Wayne increases

Building in Wayne County experience an upward swing in January and February. The value of building permits issued in the first two months of 2006 was more than $10 million, besting the $8.8 million over the same period in 2005....

Fremont will talk to applicants for chief

FREMONT -- The top applicants for the vacant Fremont police chief's job will be interviewed March 14. Town Administrator Kerry McDuffie scheduled the date for the interviews with the approval of the Town Board of Aldermen. When asked how many...

Fremont OKs subdivision, rezoning

FREMONT -- The Fremont town board quickly passed four matters, including a subdivision request, with no opposition and little comment after public hearings during Tuesday night's monthly meeting in Town Hall. The board agreed to let a developer subdivide property...

WCC nursing students top state average

Wayne Community College's 2005 nursing graduates exceeded state and national passage rates for first-time licensure exam takers, officials said. All of the college's 10 practical nursing graduates passed their National Council Licensure Examination on their first attempt. The N.C. pass...

Public records

2 men robbed Two Goldsboro men were robbed Tuesday in separate incidents, according to reports filed with Goldsboro police. Michael Rashonté Barnes, 18, of Evergreen Avenue reported that six black men assaulted him at about 11:30 p.m. in the 600...