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Monday, February 12, 2007

Burns get out of control

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Goldsboro and Wayne County firefighters spent time over the weekend responding to a number of runaway grass fires sparked by residents failing to contain controlled burns. County Fire Marshal Bryan Taylor said people who want to burn...

Marijuana found in murder victim's car

Goldsboro police found 12 bags of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the car of the man who was fatally shot in his car Feb. 4 -- allegedly by three Dudley teens. Karemond Abdullah Spells, 30, of Goldsboro, was found...

United Way releases list of 2007 allotments

After a long fundraising campaign, the United Way of Wayne County has made its 2007 funding decisions and is in the process of beginning to distribute the more than $1.44 million that was raised. United Way executive director Steve Parr...

City plans new set of fines for signs

Signs have been ordered, new parking spaces created and fines handed out. But Goldsboro Chief Building Inspector Ed Cianfarra said there is still work to do before the 900-plus violators of handicapped parking standards within the city are cleared. Last...

City attorney gets judge job

Goldsboro City Attorney Tim Finan has been chosen by Gov. Mike Easley to serve as a new District Court judge. Finan will take the seat held by Rose Vaughn Williams, who took a job with the state Insurance Commissioner's Office...

New restaurant set to open February 19

Salsarita's Fresh Cantina will open its doors Feb. 19 at its new location next to Starbucks on Berkeley Boulevard. General manager Greg Thering, along with franchise owner Mike Milligan, said Salsarita's Fresh Cantina is known for its "hot, healthy and...

Eating disorders focus of MOC speakers

MOUNT OLIVE -- A program designed to shed light on the issue of eating disorders is planned for Tuesday at Mount Olive College. The program will be held in the Southern Bank Auditorium in Raper Hall beginning at 7 p.m....

Public record

Larceny Tom Garrou of Wayne Community College reported the theft of a $2,000 video projector from the campus sometime between Jan. 26 and 29....