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May 19, 2006 archives

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Friday, May 19, 2006

Morning crash

News-Argus/Bobby Williams El-Roy volunteer firefighters help Leticia Reid onto a stretcher following a head-on collision on N.C. 581 Thursday. Before removing her from the car, the crew was forced to remove the driver's side door. Mrs. Reid was driving...

Woman pinned in Pikeville crash

Three people were injured and two vehicles severely damaged in a crash this morning about seven miles west of Pikeville. A van driven by Shari Sherene Nichols, 20, of Little Dove Road, Pikeville, was attempting to turn left onto Pikeville-Princeton...

Trucker takes officers for a ride

A man who took a tractor-trailer truck from a Wayne County repair shop and led authorities on a two-county chase at speeds estimated up to 90 mph was arrested Thursday in Wilson County. Wiley Lynn Ellis, 44, of Wilson was...

Four injured in collision on N.C. 111

Four people were injured Thursday when a child-care van and pickup truck collided on N.C. 111 near its intersection with Bill Lane Road. Wayne County Sheriff's Sgt. Sherwood Daly said he had been assisting a Highway patrolman with a routine...

Teams get campsites ready for Relay debut

Just after 8:30 this morning, smoke was already billowing out of a cooker on the Wayne Community College campus. A half-hour later, Jim Daughtry opened the lid and he and his teammates threw a pig in the center of the...

Survivors found courage to fight

More than 600 cancer survivors and family members gathered Thursday at First Pentecostal Holiness Church for the annual Cancer Survivors Banquet on the eve of the Relay for Life. Despite the seriousness of the event and the rough weather outside,...

Transportation panel discusses money shortage

The North Carolina Department of Transportation's budget shortfall and the development of strategic highway corridors were the topics of discussion Thursday morning during a meeting of the Eastern Carolina Rural Transportation Planning Organization at the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce....

Public records

Man is charged in two break-ins An 18-year-old man was arrested Thursday by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with seven felony offenses in connection with two residential break-ins on Wednesday. Demarcus Montreal Seaberry of Dawson Drive was charged...

Corrections

The "Cops on Top" fundraiser Saturday to benefit the Special Olympics will be held at the Chik-fil-A restaurant on North Berkleley Boulevard, not at Berkeley Mall, as was reported in Wednesday's News-Argus. Police officers will camp out on top of...