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Friday, September 8, 2006

Flooding concerns

News-Argus/Bobby Williams City of Goldsboro employee Darrence Warren picks up some of the trash left after last Friday's flooding caused by rain from Tropical Storm Ernesto. For more information see Stoney Creek flooding makes park questionable....

Teens sentenced for Dudley murder

A Wayne County Superior Court Judge ruled Thursday that three teens who murdered a Dudley man with an SKS assault rifle over his stash of marijuana and drug money will spend the next eight to 10 years behind bars. Michael...

Stoney Creek flooding makes park questionable

On the morning Tropical Storm Ernesto dumped heavy rains on much of eastern North Carolina, Jane Thomas was among those standing along Ash Street -- watching Stoney Creek Park fill up "like a bowl," she said. Some Goldsboro residents said...

State board members tour Goldsboro High

The state Board of Education shared positive impressions from their visit to Goldsboro High School this week and then heard from the state NAACP president about issues of resegregation in the central attendance area. The board split the week in...

Shooter on the run in morning robbery

Goldsboro police are searching for a suspect who stormed into a motel room at the Lodge Inn, shot the occupant and stole his wallet this morning. Police responded to the Lodge Inn, 2306 Norwood Ave., at 5 a.m., just five...

Haulers aren't happy about fines for cardboard

County officials say that in just a little more than a week after the new cardboard ban went into effect at the Wayne County landfill, they have seen an improvement. But, they added, they have also seen their fair share...

Grant will help rehabilitate some low-income houses

Some Wayne County neighborhoods in desperate need of rehabilitation will be getting help from money from a state Commerce Department grant. The $700,000 Community Development Block Grant should help rehabilitate or rebuild some homes in the neighborhoods around Cobb-Coley Lane...

Alliance kicks off new focus for county

The Wayne County Development Alliance honored its supporters and its members discussed the future of economic development in the county at a luncheon Wednesday. The economic development organization -- a combination of the former Goldsboro and Mount Olive committees of...

Southern Family Market for sale

The corporate office of Southern Family Market confirmed Thursday that the company's store on Wayne Memorial Drive is for sale. The grocery chain's headquarters in Birmingham, Ala. announced last month it was going to close 13 stores in Georgia, Alabama...

Mount Olive College receives $25,000 grant

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College has received a $25,000 grant from the Harold H. Bate Foundation. The matching funds grant will be used for the college's development of a campus in New Bern. The college's rapid growth in Craven...