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Sunday, June 4, 2006

More than 15,000 marijuana plants found in Wayne

Helicopters flew over sections of western Wayne County throughout the day Friday guiding law enforcement officers to one of the largest marijuana seizures in the county's history. The aerial search resulted in the location of 15,284 plants ranging in size...

What's in a test score? GHS under scrutiny but what do numbers really mean?

Standardized tests, achievement tests, end-of-course and end-of-grade tests. The list of benchmarks used to measure student progress grows longer and, depending on which one is used, can determine anything from whether one passes a course, a grade level or goes...

Commissioner says proposed animal shelter too pricey

Wayne County Commis-sioner Jack Best said the board should not consider spending about $1.2 million for a new animal shelter, when there are many other problems that need the commissioners' attention. "Citizens want a new animal shelter and they deserve...

Father gets probation in shooting death of son

An ailing 68-year-old father who fatally shot his son last year after an argument has been sentenced to supervised probation and fined $1,000. Warren Allen Rudisill pleaded guilty in Wayne County Superior Court to involuntary manslaughter in the death of...

Families upset over removal of personal items from cemetery

Terry Hampton was visibly upset Thursday morning, having just visited the cemetery where her mother has been buried since 1999. She said she always felt kindness and compassion from those who sold her the plot at Wayne Memorial Park. New...

Wayne Sheriff's Office gets new bloodhoud

The newest member of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office doesn't seem too interested in the commotion around her or her celebrity status. She shakes her shiny brown coat and floppy ears and fixes her attention, instead, on a bird fluttering...

Volunteers creating 'garden of diversity' on library grounds

Crystal Ochoa of Dudley likes watching plants grow, and she's learned in school that bees are good for a garden. "They fly to the plants and pollinate them," the 10-year-old said. Crystal and her mother, Elizabeth, will be among a...

Wayne County Superior Court

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Demetrius Montray Kornegay, 22, Devereaux Street, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine and sale of cocaine, eight to 10 months; sale of cocaine, 16...

Public records

Pedestrian, driver killed in Wayne A pedestrian and a lone motorist have died in separate traffic accidents, the Highway Patrol said in reports that were not filed until Friday. The pedestrian, Tammie Diane Flowers, 34, of 1720 O'Berry Center Road,...

Mount Olive District Court

Mount Olive District Court These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Angel Sanchez Mejia, 23, Drummersville Road, Seven Springs, no operator's license, speeding and an open container violation, 30 days suspended, 12 months unsupervised probation, $65 fine...

Wayne County District Court

Wayne County District Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Ronnie L. Barnes, 48, Goldsboro, drinking on public street, 99 days; second-degree trespass, 20 days. *Waydell Antonio Sutton, 31, Vine Street, assault on a female, 90...