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Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Accident on South Beston Road

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Wayne County post Trooper Benny Grady investigates the scene of a crash this morning on South Beston Road, about a mile and a half south of U.S. 70. The driver of the vehicle was ejected and died...

Driver ejected, killed in one-car crash

An officer from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base was killed this morning when her car ran off Beston Road near its intersection with Pointe Drive. Air Force officials asked that the victim's name be withheld pending the notification of the...

Three teens arrested in armed robbery

Three teenagers were arrested Monday night by Goldsboro police 20 minutes after an armed robbery of the Big Lots store at 1308 W. Grantham St. in the Little River Shopping Center. Police also recovered a firearm that was used in...

City cancels meeting with neighbors

The neighborhood meeting scheduled for tonight has been canceled. The third in a series of city-sponsored neighborhood meetings designed to give residents the chance to talk to city officials was to have taken place in the area of Teakwood and...

Rain, rain might not go away in Wayne

Wayne County and surrounding areas were under a flash flood watch today as forecasts called for more rain. The county received about 2.76 inches of rain Monday, giving Wayne a total of more than 10 inches in June. Heavy rains...

City shows off new offices

Jim Howe ran his fingers along the wall as he approached Mayor Al King's new office. When he reached the vaulted entrance and took a first look inside, his eyes lit up. "This is a dignified place," he said, pointing...

Local inventor's solutions used throughout Armed Forces

Ed York doesn't see problems. York, 65, a former oil company executive, has been seeing solutions where other people see problems for years. His inventive mind has come up with a number of patented devices that have been snapped up...

Public records

Alert citizen helps deputies arrest 2 after break-in An alert citizen followed a suspect car Monday after a residential break-in on Pikeville-Princeton Road and called in the information, helping lead authorities to arrest a man and a woman suspected in...

Center Street Jam Thursday

The band Mardi Gras will provide the entertainment at this week's Center Street Jam, sponsored by the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp., and BB&T. The party will be held Thursday, starting at 5:30 p.m. Residents are urged to bring their lawn...

Auditor -- Spend surplus wisely

As North Carolina legislators consider how to spend the state's $2.4 billion surplus, state Auditor Les Merritt told a group at the Wayne County Republican Headquarters Monday night that legislators should remember that every penny belongs to taxpayers -- and...