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Thursday, April 5, 2007

Cold snap coming - but growers are not too worried, yet

News-Argus/Bonnie Edwards Jesse Lopez moves a mower across young tobacco plants, cutting them to keep them from growing too tall before they can be transplanted at the Daw farm in northern Wayne County. For more information see Area tobacco,...

Residents will oppose alcohol permit

Residents who oppose a 15,000-square-foot Hispanic nightclub under construction on N.C. 55 West and Jerusalem Road in Seven Springs are organizing to stop the club from selling alcohol. Resident Blue Martin said he opposes Club 55 El Abuelo because he...

Officer arrested on drug charges

A Wallace police officer was arrested at the Wallace Police Department by the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations Tuesday on six drug and robbery charges. David Brown Jr. was taken into custody at about 11 p.m., according to a...

City plans new round of meetings with citizens

Gunshots, flooding and teens roaming the streets at all hours of the night were just a few of the concerns voiced by Goldsboro residents during last year's city-sponsored neighborhood meetings. City officials said they are not sure what issues will...

Area tobacco, corn growers not too worried about frost

Tobacco and corn growers in Wayne County are not too worried about the frost that is forecast for tonight, but are hoping the temperature drop will really just be a snap. The National Weather Service in Raleigh is predicting lows...

Man faces statutory rape charge

A 54-year-old Wayne County man faces statutory rape charges in connection with his alleged relationship with a 14-year-old girl, authorities said. Senus Lofton of Prayer House Lane in Dudley was charged with one count of statutory rape in connection with...

Students get chance to see possibilities

In less than three months, a business and entrepreneurship program at Goldsboro High School is showing signs of accomplishing its mission -- helping students see possibilities for their futures, school officials say. Granville Academy was launched in January with 39...

Princeton man dies in crash

PRINCETON -- A Princeton High School student died and two others were injured in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 70 West and Old Cornwallis Road. James Cook, 20, of 241 Old Pebble Lane, Kenly, died from injuries he received in...

Public record

Body recovered The body of Kevin Elvins, 21, of Dawson Creek Drive, Stantonsburg, was found at a home located at 1564 Lancaster Road at 11:30 p.m. April 3. Authorities said Elvins died after ingesting insecticide. No foul play was suspected....

Festival releases second round of pickle hunt clues

A jar of Mt. Olive Pickles has been hidden in Mount Olive. In the coming weeks, clues like these will be printed that will lead someone to the location of the pickles. Here is the next set of clues: *Bring...