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Thursday, December 7, 2006

Shelter board releases audit report

The Lighthouse of Wayne County Inc. released its 2004 and 2005 audit reports Tuesday, adding that well-intentioned oversights, not malfeasance, contributed to the organization's financial woes, including $70,000 in unpaid payroll taxes, penalties and interest. The audit, which was done...

Trial date set in case of robbery, shooting

The trial date for a man accused in the fatal shooting of a shopkeeper's son-in-law during an armed robbery in May 2003 has now been set. The trial date for Roy George Legg will be March 19, Wayne County Assistant...

From that day, it was war

When a cook in Sgt. Maj. Luther Saylors' company at Ft. Ruger, Hawaii, interrupted his post-breakfast smoke on Dec. 7, 1941, to tell him Japanese bombers were attacking Pearl Harbor, the 19-year-old thought he was joking. It seemed to be...

Testimony continues in shooting of Rose Hill officer

The trial of a man accused of shooting a Rose Hill police officer in 2005 continued Wednesday with shooting victim Officer Mitchell Anderson still on the witness stand. Anderson continued telling his version of the events of Saturday, Sept. 10,...

Attorney will chair Clean Water Trust

Goldsboro lawyer and former state Rep. Phil Baddour was appointed chairman of the Clean Water Management Trust Fund by Gov. Mike Easley Wednesday. Baddour, who served in the state Legislature from 1994 to 2002 -- the last four as the...

Monkey on the loose

Frankie Piscopo's pet monkey has been on quite an adventure for the last week. After running away from her home in Nahunta to mourn the death of her mate, the monkey showed up all over the countryside -- even as...

Mayor will take his spot at Starbucks drive-thru

If your coffee maker goes out tonight, have no fear. Goldsboro Mayor Al King might just have a solution for you. Friday morning, he will be whipping up everything from lattes to espressos at the Berkeley Boulevard Starbucks -- all...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Wayne County sheriff's deputies charged two Southern Wayne High School students for simple possession of marijuana. The charge stems from allegations in which one teen allegedly told authorities he placed marijuana...

Foul play suspected in Greenville man's death

GREENVILLE -- Preliminary autopsy reports performed on a man whose body was found in the Tar River with the help of three Wayne County search dogs Nov. 29 suggest foul play might have played a factor in his death. Robert...

Correction

The contact number listed in Tuesday's edition of the News-Argus to inquire about More at Four openings in the county was incorrect. The phone number is 735-3371, ext. 231....