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Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Severe storms rock Wayne County

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Spring Creek resident Terry Price assesses the damage overnight thunderstorms caused in his yard. This shed took a hit, he said, but fortunately a Harley-Davidson and brand new lawnmower stored inside escaped the incident unscathed. Less than...

Kornegay death not labeled as a murder

A question of whether a Goldsboro man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound or was the victim of a homicide will remain a mystery. The State Medical Examiner's Office in Chapel Hill has changed its findings on what caused the...

Boy, 8, dies in accident with gun at his home

An 8-year-old boy was fatally injured Tuesday at his home on Robson Circle when a gun he was playing with accidentally went off. Andre Wilder of 310 Robson Circle reportedly found the gun and started to play with it when...

County filing period ends Friday

Anybody interested in running for a seat in one of Wayne County's 11 municipal and sanitary district elections needs to hurry. The filing deadline is less than 48 hours away. At noon on Friday the county Board of Elections office...

Recreation Center planning meeting set for Thursday

With work at the Paramount Theater site well under way, Goldsboro officials now have their eyes on the other multi-million dollar facility they approved last September. Recreation Center Com-mittee Chairman Chuck Allen said he expects to see "something close" to...

Businesses can help students learn trades

Wayne County Public Schools is seeking local businesses to help grow their own future employees. A high school apprentice program is being launched in the fall, said Erlene Brogden, lead teacher for work-based learning. Over the summer months, her office...

Public record

Armed robberies *Romantice William King reported a man approached him with a handgun in the 200 block of Swan Street and demanded money. The robber took his Blackberry Nextel cell phone, valued at $500, and $50 and ran. *William Ray...