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Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Drug raid shootout

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Goldsboro Police Department and Sheriff's officers bring an unidentified officer who was shot during a drug raid this morning at the intersection of East Elm Street and Pineview. For more information see Officer shot during city drug...

Officer shot during city drug raid

A Goldsboro police supervisor was shot today in the 1200 block of East Elm Street, as he was trying to serve a search warrant. The officer was rushed by ambulance to Wayne Memorial Hospital for emergency-room treatment. Police did not...

Officers set sights on 'illegal' drivers

As the weather warms, more and more motorists are taking to Wayne County's roads, and if they do not have the proper documentation to be on the road, local law enforcement officers will take them off. Goldsboro police officers and...

City's testimony continues in annexation trial

Regardless of whether the city annexes the neighborhoods along Salem Church and Buck Swamp roads, Goldsboro officials said Tuesday that a main sewer line will be placed in the area. A group of residents of the area are challenging the...

Board asks for changes in zoning

MOUNT OLIVE -- Members of the Mount Olive Planning Board will ask the town's Board of Commissioners to revamp the town's zoning ordinance. The ordinance is outdated, Town Attorney Carroll Turner said at a Planning Board meeting Tuesday night. Some...

Relay for Life teams, donors can use Internet this year

Something new to this year's Relay for Life is online registration. The Wayne County Unit of the American Cancer Society maintains the online registration at its Web site at www.wayneacs.org. There is a link to online registration. Online registration includes...

Public records

3 men charged in tractor theft Two Wayne County men have been charged in the theft of a $45,000 tractor from a construction site in New Hanover County and a third suspect is being sought. Travis William Stafford, 27, of...

Wayne student to compete in national speech finals

A Wayne Christian High School student will compete in the national American Legion Oratorical Contest in Indianapolis on April 22-23. Terrie Nelson, 15, finished second in the state state competition held Saturday at the Charles B. Aycock Birthplace. First place...

Red Flag warning in Wayne

Wayne County is among those under a Red Flag warning because of the danger of "explosive fire growth" in grass and brush, according to the National Weather Service in Raleigh. In Wayne, the warning was issued for 9 a.m. to...

Peak tornado season approaching

Tornados are one of nature's most violent phenomena. Tornadoes typically occur in March, April and May with a secondary peak in November but they can happen any time of year. Violent tornadoes with winds in excess of 200 mph have...

Goldsboro Road Race April 8

The 28th Annual Greater Goldsboro Road Run and Health Walk will be held Saturday, April 8. The event, the second-oldest continuous road race in North Carolina, is being sponsored by the Sunrise Kiwanis Club and includes a 10-kilometer run, a...

GFD answered 158 calls in February

Three major house fires in February resulted in about $165,750 in damages, Goldsboro Fire Chief Bobby Greenfield announced in his monthly report. A fire Feb. 19 at 302 Wood St. caused an estimated $135,000 in damages to a home, a...