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Monday, August 13, 2007

After the storm - Goldsboro gets busy on cleanup

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Goldsboro Street Department maintenance crews work to clear tree debris from Beech Street this morning. Crewmen were working until 1:30 a.m. on Saturday clearing area roadways after severe storms hit the area on Friday, and will be...

Plenty of limbs waiting for city crews to chip

A tree sprawled across Jefferson Avenue kept Goldsboro crews busy this morning as city officials, residents and staff members continued efforts to clean up what Friday night's storm left behind. Reminders of the event can still be seen on or...

Days Inn ruled total loss by city

There will likely no longer be a Days Inn on Wayne Memorial Drive. Chief Building Inspector Ed Cianfarra said the building is simply not feasible for repair, that he will recommend condemnation and demolition of the structure to members of...

College's program will have busy year

The Arts and Humanities program at Wayne Community College is already having its busiest year, says one of its proponents, and school isn't even back in session. Jack Kannan is director of the Foundation at the college, which oversees the...

Ex-chief continues to deny gas thefts

MOUNT OLIVE - Town officials say they have a videotape substantiating claims the town's former police chief misused the town's credit card. Emmett Ballree, who resigned his post in July, continues to deny the charges that he did anything wrong...

Heart, not heat, killed 47-year-old

A heart disorder -- and not the heat -- is what officials say caused the death of a Wayne County man who died in his yard Wednesday afternoon. Barry Hal Scott, 47, was found dead outside of a home in...

Service without any fanfare

WALNUT CREEK -- Lou Cook is a man of many sequels. He is patriotic and serene, a veteran who hesitates to talk about his service. He is a grandfather and a bass fisherman whose sense of community has put him...

Residents: Some Pikeville mail is now getting lost in translation

Glenda Parks just wanted her makeup. But like many Pikeville residents asked to use a street address for a delivery, she didn't get the cosmetics package she ordered online. "We had ordered it and paid for it," the lifelong Pikeville...

Public record

School robbed Someone broke into Grantham Middle School and stole two laptop computers, a glucose monitor, food from the cafeteria's freezer and other items. The total estimated value of the items was set at $3,040....

50th law enforcement class at WCC graduates

Wayne Community College graduated its nine cadets of its 50th Basic Law Enforcement Training class recently. Certificates were conferred on Daniel Broughton, Jackie Davis Jr., Joshua Stine, Anthony Tilghman and Ellis White II, all of Goldsboro; James Bell of Mount...

Duke Endowment donates $100,000 to food program

RALEIGH -- The Duke Endowment awarded $100,000 to The North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church to enhance the mission of rural churches in the N.C. Conference through the "Stop Hunger Now" volunteer food packaging program "Operation Sharehouse." Specifically,...