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Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Gangs in Goldsboro - Are they coming here?

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Gang graffiti, like this rendering on an abandoned building at the corner of Carolina and Walnut streets, is beginning to pop up around the city. The crown is traditionally a symbol of the Latin Kings, a Chicago-based...

Armed robberies might be linked

Wayne County Sheriff's Office officials said four armed robberies this week at a variety of stores around the region, including an ABC store in Fremont, could be related. Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders said as many as four people could...

Graffiti heralds gangs

Known throughout the gang world as the "newspaper of the streets," graffiti is a city's first sign of trouble -- and law enforcement officials say it's beginning to show up around Goldsboro. Police Chief Tim Bell talked to City Council...

Nitrogen runoff rule shift could slow development

Developers in Wayne County can expect to pay nearly three times the normal rate to control nitrogen runoff levels from their developments thanks to a amendment regulating nitrogen discharge into the Neuse River. The North Carolina Division of Water Quality...

Local donations hit $11,000 for Thai orphanage

Two local boys had never held a yard sale before, but they were determined to sell their unused belongings to help orphans on the other side of the world in Thailand. Unfortunately, no one came to the yard sale. Undeterred,...

Public record

Thefts Goldsboro and Wayne County law enforcement officers are investigating these reports: *Cynthia Blizzard of Norwayne School Road, Fremont, reported to law enforcement officers that her white mini-van, with an estimated value of $3,500, had been stolen. *Tramus Hunter of...

Lane cleared

A man initially implicated in the theft of a tractor from a construction site in New Hanover County has been cleared, detectives in both New Hanover and Wayne County said. All charges against Larry Keith Lane, 30, have been dismissed,...

City flushing water lines

Goldsboro's General Services Department is now in Phase VII of its annual flushing project. From 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. daily, residents in the following areas can expect some discolored water flow from their faucets: Marvin Street, Hopkins Street, Dorsey...

School menus

These are menus for Wayne Public Schools for April 3-7: Monday-- Breakfast: Sausage biscuit. Lunch: Pepperoni pizza, turkey sandwich, summer-blend vegetables, black-eyed peas, pineapple tidbits, fresh apple and milk. Tuesday-- Breakfast: Blueberry Pop Tart. Lunch: Macaroni and cheese with fresh-baked...