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Friday, November 17, 2006

Water logged -- heavy rains caused standing water, flooding in county

Despite the severe storms that caused two tornado warnings in Wayne and Duplin counties Wednesday morning, there were no confirmed sightings or touchdowns -- not what National Weather Service meteorologists thought they would hear. "We've had no reports, which is...

Judge will leave bench for state job

District Court Judge Rose Vaughn Williams will not seek re-election to another term and has taken a job as legislative counsel for state Insurance Commissioner Jim Long. Long's office made the announcement this week. Mrs. Williams has served as a...

County planners eye airport rezoning proposal

A Wayne County Planning Department plan could help the Goldsboro-Wayne Airport expand over the next 20 years -- if the airport's governing body agrees to the proposed zoning changes. Since a six-month moratorium was placed on development around the airport...

Shoppers wait in line for chance at Playstation 3

While video game lovers across the country camped out in tents and lawnchairs for days to be one of the first Americans to purchase the new Playstation 3, local merchants in Goldsboro said the event was less dramatic. Unlike employees...

Couple will face charges in court

ROXBORO -- The case of a Wayne County couple caught in an Internet sex sting conducted by the Person County Sheriff's Department will now be heard in Superior Court. John Ashley Dunn, 42, of Country Acres Road, and his wife,...

No mass flu clinic plannned for Saturday

A mass vaccination flu clinic tentatively planned for Saturday by the Health Department is not being held, Health Director James Roosen said. Instead, vaccinations on hand at the Health Department were distributed at a clinic on Nov. 7, during which...

Seven Springs parade Saturday

SEVEN SPRINGS -- The Seven Springs Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, starting at 3 p.m. Parents are urged to bring bags for children to collect candy thrown by parade participants. Candy is not allowed to be thrown at some...

Toy Run scheduled Sunday

The 18th Annual Wayne County Motorcycle Riders Toy Run will be held Sunday, with riders gathering at noon at Berkeley Mall for the 2 p.m. start. Entry fee is one new toy per bike. The ride will end at the...

public records

Drug charge A 16-year-old Rosewood High School student, Jesse Lee Garner, of Talbert Drive, was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuna and drug paraphernalia after a drug search was requested by the principal. Wayne County Sheriff's Deputies searched the boy...