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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

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News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Airman 1st Class Garrett Heaton, left, 4th Fighter Wing Commander Col. Steve Kwast, Seymour Johnson Fire Chief Thomas Wade Jr. and Assistant Chief Michael Joseph uncouple two links of hose during the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Seymour Johnson...

Board will wait to eye location for new shelter

The Wayne County Planning Board will wait until December to decide whether to reccommend changing a zoning ordinance that could allow for the construction of the county's new animal shelter. The board tabled the decision at its meeting Tuesday night...

Woman gets time in 2005 stabbing

A Goldsboro woman could spend the next 14 years in prison for murdering her boyfriend last year, a judge decided Monday. Teresa Edwina Bizzell, 39, originally faced one count of first-degree murder in connection with the Feb. 24, 2005, stabbing...

Duplin woman enters plea after giving friend lethal dose of prescription drugs

KENANSVILLE -- A Duplin County woman pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter Tuesday in a case in which she provided a friend a fatal amount of painkillers. Joan Celeste Fussell, 43, was sentenced to a minimum of 16 months and a...

Goldsboro High students get chance to pick their own books for library

When it came time to pick new books for Goldsboro High School's library, media coordinator Jocelyn Whysall decided she needed some help. So, she gathered up some students, and headed to the local bookstore. "Students so often come into a...

County museum will lose director to school district

The Wayne County Museum is looking for a new director. Museum Director Janet Clayton has resigned to take a job with the Wayne County school system. Historical Association President Preston Garris told the museum board Tuesday night that the executive...

N.C. Highway Patrol announces annual holiday hunt for speeders

Speed is the leading cause of all traffic collisions and fatal collisions in the state, so troopers will be on the hunt for those who can't drive 55 -- or 65 -- and other reckless drivers over the Thanksgiving holiday....

City woman remains in hospital after crash

A Goldsboro woman remains in a Greenville hospital recovering from injuries she sustained in a three-vehicle accident that killed her husband and injured two others last month. Sharetta Herder, 28, of Dudley, the driver of a Dodge Status, was injured...

Public records

Investigation Detective Sgt. Rick Farfour recovered a 1999 Bobcat loader, valued at $14,500, within minutes after it was reported stolen on Nov. 9 from a Wilson resident. Thomas Woodrow Rice Sr., 48, of Mobile Circle, Dudley, was charged with felony...

Health fair at Jefferson United Methodist Church

A health fair will be held Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Jefferson United Methodist Church at 1100 N. Jefferson Ave. Maxim Health Care will give flu shots at no cost for those with Medicare, North Carolina Blue...

Mount Olive College will mark Founders Day with service

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College will celebrate 55 years of Christian higher education at its annual Founders Day event on Nov. 21 at 11 a.m. in Rodgers Chapel. The Rev. Owen Peele of Bethel Original Free Will Baptist Church...

Goldsboro Christmas parade entry deadlines drawing near

To participate in the Goldsboro Jaycees' Christmas Parade, an entry form must be postmarked by Nov. 18. Entries will be accepted after Nov. 18, but a $25 late fee will be charged for entries postmarked from Nov. 19 to Nov....

Operation Christmas Child collections held this week

Shoeboxes of gifts for needy children overseas are now being accepted at Adamsville Baptist Church on North Berkeley Boulevard. The drive is part of the annual Operation Christmas Child campaign. Organizers say they hope to have 6,000 boxes ready to...

Blood drive Tuesday at Duplin Hospital

KENANSVILLE -- The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Tuesday, Nov. 21, in the community room on the third floor of the Duplin County Hospital, from 2-7 p.m. For information, call Lucia Butner at (910) 296-2607 or Susan...