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Friday, May 5, 2006

Jammin' Downtown - Concert series kicks off

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Sally, left, and Branch Pope dance to the sounds of the Band of Oz at the Center Street Jam Thursday. The annual downtown concert series will continue May 18, with a performance by Dakota Rain. Several thousand...

Ex-Aycock teacher sentenced in sex case

A female teacher at Charles B. Aycock High School has been ordered to give up her teaching certificate after she pleaded guilty to having sex with an 18-year-old male student. Lauri Spurlock, 36, of Devonshire Drive also received a three-...

Eldridge offers view of Duplin's future

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County Manager Fred Eldridge left his office for the last time Wednesday reflecting not only on his time in office, but also about what's ahead for the community that has been his adopted home for almost three...

SJAFB crew collects supplies for children in Southwest Asia

It began as an informal collection -- a few sheets of notebook paper and a box of crayons. But when a pair of deployed Seymour Johnson Airmen told their friends and family back in Goldsboro about their idea, a nationwide...

County grand jury hands up 31 indictments during session

Two people have been indicted on robbery charges by the Wayne County Grand Jury, and another has been indicted on an aggravated assault charge. The grand jurors handed up only 28 other true bills of indictment, including seven each for...

Waynesborough park events start Saturday

Waynesborough Historical Village will host a flower show and a civilian living history day in May and a two-day Summerfest in July. The flower show will be held Saturday and will be open to the public from 10 a.m. until...

Public records

Teen is arrested on drug charges A teenager was arrested before dawn today by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with felony drug offenses after an investigation of a residential break-in and theft. Treven Ray Strickland, 17, of Saulston...

Lifeguards sought at Cliffs

The Cliffs of the Neuse State Park is looking for lifeguards in case the state Parks and Recreation Department decides to permit swimming in the park's 11-acre lake. Low water levels prevented swimming last summer, but the lake levels are...

Faison historic homes tour Saturday

The town of Faison will host a Historic Homes Tour on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. Four homes and the gardens of another will be featured on the tour. Three of the featured homes are listed on the National...

65 building permits issued in April

The Wayne County Building Inspections Department issued 65 building permits in April, and all but 19 were for new homes. Total estimated cost of all the projects came to about $7.3 million, with the average new home costing about $130,000....