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Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Morning Raid

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Goldsboro police officer Steve Powers and Wayne County Sheriff's Office Detective Rick Farfour complete arrest paperwork for Corey Lewis of Goldsboro, one of 33 suspects expected to be charged during an early morning drug sweep today. The...

WCC president will retire in '07

Wayne Community College president Dr. Ed Wilson will retire in June after what will be 15 years of leadership at the college. Wilson made the announcement at Tuesday's meeting of the college's Board of Trustees. The president, who has worked...

Drug suspects collared

Drug dealers in Wayne County got an unusual wake-up call about 5 a.m. Wednesday as more than 30 officers from the Wayne County Sheriff's Department and Goldsboro Police Department kicked off a drug roundup. As officers and deputies took...

SUV hits moped, killing driver

PIKEVILLE -- A Kenly man was killed Tuesday in a two-vehicle collision on N.C. Highway 581 North between Princeton-Pikeville and Nahunta roads. Preston Lewis Valentine, 68, of 1111 Pinkney Road, was traveling north on Highway 581 on his moped,...

Residents complain about drainage, mosquitoes

The speaker system was on the blink and the traffic running up and down Ash Street was noisy, but that didn't stop residents of the Meadow Lane and Oak Forest neighborhoods from voicing their concerns at Goldsboro City Council's...

Vehicle tumbles as driver travels down Tommy's Road

A Goldsboro man was charged with drunken driving and speeding after a single-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon on Tommy's Road near Tommy's Road Elementary School, officials with the state Highway Patrol said. Pablo Lazo, 28, of 204 Spence Ave., was pinned...

State probes web site painting Van Braxton as Socialist

After two months of investigation, a state Board of Elections official said Tuesday that authorities are still trying to find out who created a Web site parodying District 10 Democratic House candidate Van Braxton as a Socialist. Braxton's opponent, Wayne...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Stuart Williams reported someone fraudulently racked up $3,831.33 in charges on his debit card....

WAGES workers start campaign to 'get fit'

WAGES employees took the first steps toward better health last week with an afternoon rally on the track at Goldsboro Intermediate School. All 190 workers from WAGES were required to attend the kick-off for the "WAGES Gets Fit" wellness campaign...

Faison festival seeks sponsors, vendors

From staff reports FAISON -- Organizers are seeking vendors and sponsors for the 3rd Annual Market Day Festival set for Oct. 21 in Faison. They say this year's event will feature more activities than ever, including a pretty baby contest...

Fair Share Challenge field grows

From staff reports Donna Barrett is the eighth finalist 2006 Fair Share Challenge finalist. She is employed with Wayne Memorial Hospital. The eighth of 15 drawings was held last Friday at Goldsboro Chrysler Dodge Jeep. Seven more drawings will be...