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Wednesday, June 7, 2006

In memory of Rocky Nelson

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit 4th Fighter Wing Commander Col. Mike Holmes assists Cassie and Sasha Nelson unveil Nelson Court, a new cul-de-sac located in Seymour Johnson Air Force Base's Berkeley Village. The street is named for Airman 1st Class Rocky Nelson,...

Police track robbery suspect

Goldsboro police have identified a suspect in Monday's robbery of the BB&T branch at 435 N. Berkeley Blvd. as a 25-year-old man from Raleigh. Edwin Emory Scott is being sought on a charge of felony common-law robbery, a holdup without...

Three buildings added to city's condemned list

Goldsboro City Council members condemned three dilapidated dwellings Monday at their first meeting of the month -- bringing the total for the year to 11. Chief Building Inspector Ed Cianfarra said the structures, located at 1001 N. John St., 1006...

Remembering one of their own who didn't come home

Nearly 16 years ago in the Saudi Arabia desert, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base lost one of its own. Tuesday, the airmen he served with and the family he left behind gathered to honor his life and commitment to freedom...

City man will face assault charges

A Goldsboro man accused of slashing a woman with a razor earlier this year at a mental health agency has been indicted by the Wayne County Grand Jury on a charge of attempted first-degree murder. Samuel Donnel Austin, 42, of...

County leaders worried about cable TV proposal

Wayne County could lose control over cable TV franchises within the county if a bill working its way through Congress is approved. Local governments currently have had the power to negotiate the granting of cable TV franchises within their jurisdictions....

County seniors will turn their tassels this weekend

Wayne County Public Schools will graduate 1,121 seniors during ceremonies planned for this weekend. Five of the six high schools will hold commencement ceremonies on Friday evening, while Spring Creek High School graduation exercises will take place on Saturday morning....

Public records

Marijuana found; resident arrested An investigation and search of a home in the 3000 block of Stevens Mill Road has led to the arrest of the resident on a drug trafficking charge and the seizure of about 10 pounds of...

Mount Olive OKs one special use, denies another

MOUNT OLIVE -- Town commissioners approved one resolution permitting a special use and denied another Monday night at their monthly board meeting. Commissioners approved a resolution to allow a commercial dog kennel to be permitted as a special use in...

Commissioner donates $1,250 to shelter fund

Wayne County Commission Chairman Atlas Price, on behalf of himself and his family, donated $1,250 for a new animal shelter during Tuesday's commission meeting. Price said he and his family have always been animal lovers, and there are animals taken...

Special Olympian wins gold, bronze

Brooke Mayton of Goldsboro won a gold medal in the softball throw and a bronze medal in the 50-meter dash at the North Carolina Special Olympics in Raleigh on Saturday. She is the daughter of Kim and Tony Cameron of...

Ole Timey Days to be held Saturday in Seven Springs

Seven Springs' 6th Annual Old Timey Days celebration will be held Saturday. The event will feature two re-enactments of the Battle of Whitehall Bridge. In December 1862, Union troops headed to Goldsboro on the south side of the Neuse River...

Aldridge to serve as temporary manager

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County Planning Director Mike Aldridge has been named interim county manager by the county Board of Commissioners. Aldridge's new job will become effective June 20. Currently, former assistant County Manager Judy Brown is serving as interim manager....