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Friday, July 13, 2007

Jamming with the Embers

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Marie Abrams, left, and her husband, Buck, shag dance to The Embers Thursday at the Center Street Jam. More than 200 people showed up despite the 90 degree weather to listen and dance to The Embers as...

Jurors return verdict in 2005 Christmas Eve drive-by shooting

A Goldsboro man was ordered to spend the next nine years in prison for fatally shooting a man in his car on Christmas Eve in 2005. David Lamar Applewhite, 35, of Royall Avenue, was convicted Thursday of voluntary manslaughter and...

Salvage yard gets county's approval

For Ricky Young, owner of Young's Auto Salvage, it took nearly two years to get permission from the county to expand his operation on U.S. 117 South alternate in Dudley. On the other hand, it took only a few months...

Former WCC campus site receives new look, purpose

Demolition is complete on the project to raze the original Wayne Community College administrative building on U.S. 70 bypass. The property is now being converted into a grounds maintenance training area for clients of Eastern Region Vocational Rehabilitiation Facility, which...

Alliance elects new leadership

The Wayne County Development Alliance has elected new officers for fiscal year 2007-08. The new chairman will be Ray McDonald Sr., taking over from Charlie Gaylor. Jimmie Edmundson will now serve as vice chairman, stepping into the role behind David...

Teens recovering after scooter struck by car

Four Wayne County teens are recovering from severe injuries they received Tuesday when a car struck the back of their motor scooter on U.S. 117 South. Christopher Nelson, 18, of Mount Olive, was traveling on U.S. 117 South on his...

Prison officer charged

A Goldsboro correctional officer faces charges for allegedly assaulting his ex-fiancee and holding her against her will in his Johnston County home when she tried to retrieve her personal belongings July 5. Stephen Mark Holt, 36, of Woodard Road, Princeton,...

Public record

Thefts reported *Cheryl Ann Blum-Langley reported someone broke into her home in the 100 block of Sir Richards Drive, Pikeville, and stole a crystal cat figurine, valued at $250, a gold necklace, DVDs, $5 change, Hydrocodone and other items, valued...