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Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Last day at the lake

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Monday was the last day of the swimming season at the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park, and Christa Jenkins, 5, Cecelia Jenkins, 8, and Caroline Jenkins, 2, took advantage of a sunny Labor Day to enjoy...

Deputy crashes during chase

A high-speed chase Monday night ended in the arrest of a Kinston area man and minor injuries for a Wayne County Sheriff's deputy who helped join in the pursuit. The Wayne Sheriff's Office charged Jarvis Enrico Adams of Georgetown Road,...

Wayne County unemployment rate rises a bit

As more people enter the labor market, North Carolina's unemployment rate has slowly inched up, hitting 5 percent in July -- its highest point since September 2006. Last year at this time, the state's unemployment rate was 4.8 percent. Since...

Agency cites reasons behind denial of beer permit

Traffic, opposition from more than 400 residents and sheriff's coverage concerns are among eight reasons why the state alcohol commission recently rejected a permit for Club 55 in Seven Springs. Randy Mills, the owner of the Club 55 El Abuelo...

Charges dismissed against city cop in crash

Charges have been dropped against a city police officer accused in a hit-and-run accident that resulted in more than $1,000 in property damage. William Cassady, 44, a GPD crime scene technician, was accused of damaging a woman's car after he...

Goldsboro police get new wheels

Goldsboro police recently got some help to better chase down crime -- literally. The department's new Segway Personal Transporter, a transportation machine that officers ride like they would a scooter, was an $8,000 gift from the Downtown Goldsboro Devel-opment Corp....

Public record

Investigations The Goldsboro Police Department is investigating these reports: *Mick Worrells Jr. of South Slocumb Street said two men he does not know assaulted him Sunday around 10 p.m. at a Herman Street residence and broke his jaw. Both men...

WCC online teacher education applications being accepted

Wayne Community College is accepting applications for its online teacher education program in the bachelor's degree cohort in special education. Applications for the East Carolina University Wachovia Partnership East Virtual Consortium are due by Oct. 1 for the session scheduled...

Students Honored for Hospital Work

Junior volunteers at Wayne Memorial Hospital were recognized for their service over the summer recently, with three given special awards. Donna Archer, director of volunteer services, said this year's group of high school students was among the best and brightest....

Annexations among items on council's agenda for meeting

The Goldsboro City Council is expected to discuss the possible annexation of three properties into the city limits at tonight's meeting. The first property under consideration is located on the east side of Cuyler Best Road between New Hope Road...

Wayne County Public Schools lunch menu week of Sept. 10-14

WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Lunch Menu Week of September 10-14 Monday -- Breakfast: blueberry muffin; Lunch: sausage pizza, baked corn, dog, garden peas, baked apples, pear halves, orange Tuesday -- Breakfast: cheese toast; Lunch: chicken stir fry w/rice and whole,...