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Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Claridge Nursery Road accident

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Rosewood firefighters Steve Harrison, David Grice, David Jackson and Butch Dillard work to extricate the body of a woman killed in an accident on Claridge Nursery Road this morning. Little River firefighters assisted at the scene. The...

Driver killed in head-on crash

A woman was killed this morning aboaut 9 a.m. when a two-ton truck crossed the center line on Claridge Nursery Road and hit her vehicle head-on, troopers with the state Highway Patrol said. The driver of the truck, an unidentified...

County fees for sewer, inspections will increase

Although Wayne County residents will not see a property tax increase in the coming year, they can expect to see a variety of fees for county services go up. During a budget work session Monday, County Manager Lee Smith outlined...

Water still on rise in county

The Neuse River continued to rise today, with the river level at 19.23 feet at 6:15 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. Officials have said they expect the river to crest at Goldsboro at about 20 feet Wednesday morning....

Seymour Johnson AFB crash drill response praised

Emergency workers who took part in last week's mock plane crash off Elm Street did a good job of responding to the disaster drill, civilian and military authorities said. City and county units joined Seymour Johnson Air Force Base emergency...

Critics blast Duplin budget plan

KENANSVILLE -- More than 300 people packed the James Sprunt Community College auditorium Monday night to hear comments on the proposed Duplin County budget. The county Board of Commissioners is considering a budget that would increase the tax rate by...

Public records

House fire Unattended cooking was blamed Monday for a predawn fire that caused about $5,500 in damages to a rental home at 720 E. Pine St., a Goldsboro fire official said. Assistant Fire Chief Jerry Langston said the residents thought...