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Sunday, July 30, 2006

GHS administrator, county officials confident

School officials remain steadfast in their belief that Goldsboro High School's performance is improving and the school will not be shut down this fall. Judge Howard Manning, who earlier this year threatened to close schools that did not show marked...

School board, county commissioners will talk facilities

By ANDREW BELL and PHYLLIS MOORE News-Argus Staff Writers After months of discussion and weeks of waiting, Wayne County's commissioners, county officials and school district board members and staff are finally ready to get serious about facilities. The first meeting...

Program will target bad check offenders

Bad check writers beware; and worthless check victims take heart. A new program sponsored by District Attorney Branny Vickory's office could mean quicker punishments for those who write bad checks and faster restitution for their victims. Wayne County will join...

Mom waits for son to return from Iraq

Tuesday lunches haven't been the same for Laverne Barwick since her son went to war. She said it used to be their time, the highlight of her week -- and will be again when he returns home to Goldsboro. A...

United Wayne plans Days of Caring

In a show of support for their friends and neighbors, Wayne County residents will give their time doing community service projects for this year's Days of Caring. The event will be Sept. 8-16 and is being sponsored by Volunteer Wayne...

Downtown organization recognized

The efforts of the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. have been noticed from afar. Recently, DGDC officials learned the group has received national recognition for commercial district revitalization from the National Trust for Historic Preservation's National Main Street Center. "A National...

Nat'l Night Out set for Tuesday at Herman Park

From staff reports Wayne County residents are being urged to lock their doors, turn on their outdoor lights and join their neighbors Tuesday night in observance of National Night Out. The annual event is designed to bring neighborhoods together with...

Superior Court

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *William Charles Kohls, 26, Pecan Road, Dudley, second-degree sexual offense, 90 to 117 months; second-degree arson and conspiracy to commit second-degree arson, 13 to 16 months....

Mount Olive District Court

Mount Olive District Court These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Kelvin Whitfield, 43, South Herman Street, Goldsboro, larceny, 11 days. *Rafael Garcia, 39, Menci Place, Mount Olive, no operator's license, 30 days suspended, 12 months unsupervised...

District Court

Wayne County District Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Eyvonne M. Washington, Deluxe Drive, seat-belt violation, not guilty. *Jowand D. Jennings, Astor Court, assault by pointing a gun and communicating threats, dismissed. *Gary Wayne Buckom,...

Public record

Investigations Goldsboro and Wayne County law enforcement officers are investigating these reports: *Employees at the Target on Sunburst Drive reported a suspicious fire Saturday that damaged $40,000 in goods. Officials said among the items damaged were light and store fixtures,...