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Thursday, April 27, 2006

One killed in early morning crash

News-Argus/Bobby Williams A Rosewood firefighter and rescue workers from Wayne County Emergency Services Station 2 looks over the scene of a fatal traffic accident this morning at the intersection of O'Berry Road and U.S. 70 bypass west. Whitney Taylor,...

Woman killed in early morning crash

A Goldsboro woman was killed this morning when she failed to yield to a car traveling eastbound on U.S. 70, troopers with the state Highway Patrol said. Three vehicles were involved in the accident. Whitney Taylor, 21, of Deer Acres...

Is Goldsboro really a failing high school?

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first installment of a three-part, in-depth look at the issues facing Goldsboro High School after Judge Howard Manning's warning that it has been included on a list of state high schools that must improve their...

Twice-robbed ABC store will reopen Friday

FREMONT -- The Fremont liquor store -- the target of armed robbers twice within three days in late March -- will reopen Friday, state officials said. The store at U.S. 117 and N.C. 222 will be open from noon to...

Schools name top volunteer of the year

A woman with a heart for Hispanic children was named volunteer of the year for Wayne County Public Schools. Maruci Diaz, a parent volunteer at Spring Creek Elementary School, received the Terry Eugene Pilkington award during a reception for volunteers...

Public records

Fire damages home An earlier kitchen fire that the owner thought she had put out smoldered Wednesday and started a second blaze that heavily damaged a modular home at 419 S. Slocumb St., a Goldsboro Fire Department official said. No...

Schools dismiss early Wednesday

Students in the Wayne County Public Schools will be dismissed early on Wednesday, May 3, in order for teachers to attend staff development workshops. This is one of 10 days set aside in the school calendar for student early dismissal....

City resources director starts

A new City of Goldsboro human resources director began work Wednesday. Pamela Leake, 35, replaced Rick Roberson, who left in December. City Manager Joe Huffman said Mrs. Leake will be a benefit to the the city. "It was clear to...

City Hall phone lines down Friday

Phone lines to Goldsboro City Hall and the City Hall annex will not be operational from 1-5 p.m. as BellSouth is making upgrades to the system, city officials said. The city manager, mayor, finance, inspections, human resources, planning, community development,...

Deadlines near for two crop programs

Two important deadlines for Farm Service Agency programs are approaching. May 15 is the deadline for crop reports on wheat, barley, oats, rye and any fruit and vegetable planted or growing before May 15. All cropland on a farm must...