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Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Goldsboro shooting

News-Argus/Bobby Williams A Goldsboro police officer guards the scene at the corner of Crawford Street and Olivia Lane this morning. Two teens died after a shooting between two houses there at around 8 p.m. Monday. The yellow markings on...

Theater, building get look

David Weil's $5 million plan for reconstruction of the Paramount Theater has drawn rave reviews from many Goldsboro residents and deep concern from others. Still, in the weeks after he presented schematics for the proposed 15,000-square-foot facility to City Council...

Two men die in shooting in city neighborhood

A shooting took the lives of two Goldsboro men Monday night while they were traveling along the 900 block of Olivia Lane. James Lee Croom, 24, of Bizzell Court, was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the car...

Councilman earns Order of the Long Leaf Pine

When Goldsboro City Councilman Bob Waller was led into the Mayor's Conference Room Monday, he was surprised to see more than a dozen of his family members and friends surrounding a cake made in his honor. "What in the world...

Dates set for facilities meetings

The Facilities Master Plan Team will soon have the opportunity to get input from the communities around the county about school needs, having just released its schedule of forums planned for the coming weeks. The committee, which includes representatives from...

Rain could stall community meeting scheduled for tonight at Station 4

Despite the threat of severe thunderstorms in the forecast for this afternoon, Goldsboro officials are moving forward with plans to hold a neighborhood meeting at Fire Station No. 4 for residents of the Harris Street and Bunche Drive areas. Assistant...

Eureka gets $1M fo sewer overhaul

The town of Eureka has been awarded nearly $1 million by a state trust fund to improve its sewer lines, Sen. John Kerr, D-Wayne, announced Monday. The town will receive $923,000 in the form of a grant from the North...

Car fire victim identified; cause of death pending

A man found dead in a burned vehicle last week in Kenly has been identified, but the state's medical examiner's office has not determined how he died, Johnston County Sheriff's Office officials said. David Wayne Miller, 44, of 1121 Hickory...

Summit Academy open house Thursday

Summit Christian Academy will hold open house this week, with classes scheduled to resume on Monday. Students and parents are invited to attend open house at the school on Thursday evening from 6-8, said Principal George Weidinger. The school, affiliated...

Public records

Investigations The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is investigating these reports: *Southern Wayne Sanitary District of 1370 Old Grantham Road reported the theft of a $2,500 fire hydrant from the roadway on U.S. 117 Alternate at Gold Park Drive. Southern Wayne...

Pikeville electric department recognized

The Town of Pikeville's electric department was presented a safety award from ElectriCities of North Carolina. The award recognized the department for achieving a perfect record of no lost work day accidents during the year. "ElectriCities is proud of the...