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Thursday, September 28, 2006

State test refutes West Nile claim

Mosquitoes taken from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base have tested negative for West Nile virus, state health officials said Wednesday. Preliminary tests last week by base officials found several pools of common woodland mosquitoes that were considered possible carriers of...

Drug squad rounds up suspect list

Wayne County sheriff's deputies and Goldsboro police officers collared 13 suspected drug dealers during a drug roundup that kicked off about 5 a.m. Wednesday. Warrants issued for the arrests of the suspected drug offenders were the result of a 10-month...

Opening day at the Fair

For starters, grab a corn-dog smothered in ketchup and mustard. Then hit the trails for the rest of a four-course meal that only comes around once a year -- turkey legs, cotton candy and an elephant ear or two for...

Bombing range opens at Dare County facility

Military personnel will get a chance to practice skills necessary in the War on Terror thanks to the opening of a new bombing range in Dare County, Seymour Johnson officials said this week. The new facility will allow armed forces...

Wayne Red Cross honored for blood collections

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross has been recognized for its blood collection efforts with a large symbolic clear crystal blood drop. The statuette stands in the lobby of the chapter building. For an unprecedented 10th year,...

Duplin residents will take look at county's finances

KENANSVILLE -- A committee of 18 Duplin County residents organized to help county officials make the best use of taxpayers' money met for the first time this week. The Duplin County Fiscal Oversight Committee is made up of three representatives...

Siebels will battle incumbent Kerr this November

Todd Siebels said he made the decision to run for N.C. Senate while ringing the bell for the Salvation Army in Greenville one morning last year. He was serving his community that day, he said. Now he wants to serve...

Goldsboro man charged in assault on wife

A Goldsboro man faces charges for allegedly slicing his wife's right arm with a machete during a domestic squabble at their home Saturday. Eldon Ray Davidson, 45, of North Breazeale Ave., was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting...

Public records

Investigations Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *Rhonda Helena Posey reported someone stole her IRS refund check totaling $623 and cashed it at a gas station....