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Thursday, February 8, 2007

Pouring concrete

News-Argus/Bobby Williams From left, Ronald Jones, Corey Oates and Bruce Kornegay work on pouring and leveling new sidewalks along Berkeley Boulevard. Goldsboro General Services Director Joe Sawyer said the crew will continue its work until funding for the project...

County appoints shelter director

Wayne County's Board of Commissioners might not know where they will locate a new animal shelter, but county officials know who will run it. Justin Scally, 21, of Baltimore, will begin work as the county's animal control director Feb. 12....

Police look for parents of baby

WARSAW -- Police and the State Bureau of Investigations officials are looking for the mother of a newborn baby abandoned in a vacant house on Chelly Street in Warsaw. Officials are not sure how or when the baby boy died....

Driver in serious condition after crash

A woman was sent to the hospital with serious injuries after a one-vehicle accident on Elm Street and Berkeley Boulevard Wednesday. Telecia Gail Cameron, 35, of Courtyard Circle, was traveling east on Elm at about 3 p.m. when she veered...

City tries to stretch dollars for current sidewalk project

Marion Fussell doesn't drive her car much these days. Between expensive repairs and the increased cost of gasoline, walking to places that are relatively close to her home is a better way to get by month to month. From her...

Man will face molestation charge

A Goldsboro man will face charges for allegedly sexually molesting a family member more than a decade ago. Ronald Charles Dotter, 69, of Kelly Court, was charged Sunday with three counts of first-degree statutory sex offense with a child after...

Kerr renamed co-chairman of Senate Finance Committee

After sitting in session for almost two weeks, North Carolina's state senators got their committee assignments Wednesday and for those representing Wayne and surrounding counties, the results were good news. All three senators, John Kerr, D-Wayne County, Fred Smith,...

Drug squad searching for suspect in roundup

Thirty-two down and one more to go. That's what Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad Co-Commander Lt. Tom Effler said Monday as he announced the latest arrest made in connection with a drug roundup conducted Sept. 27. Paul Anthony Stover, 25, of...

Mount Olive College singing group to perform

MOUNT OLIVE -- Praise Ensemble, a gospel performance group at Mount Olive College, is taking to the road in the coming weeks as part of Black History Month. Originally formed in 2004 by Warren Jones, a minister, the group was...

Man charged with damaging fire trucks

MOUNT OLIVE -- A Wayne County man will face charges for allegedly damaging two fire trucks after he removed them from Pricetown Volunteer Fire Station without permission. Shelton Douglas Southerland Jr., 29, of Billy Price Road, Seven Springs, faces two...

Mount Olive Rotary Club golf tournament planned

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Rotary Club is planning another Cabin Fever Golf Tournament to help raise money for an endowment. Club spokesman Patti O'Donoghue said earnings from the endowment would be used to provide funds for needy families...

County talent show February 17

Wayne County employees are putting on a talent show, "Wayne County's Got Talent," to raise money for the Relay for Life. The show will be held Feb. 17 at the Wayne Center. Tickets are $10. For information about the event,...