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Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Accident on U.S. 117 S. Bypass

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Mar-Mac firefighters along with Goldsboro's Station 1 crew, were dispatched to a two-vehicle accident around 3 p.m. Monday on U.S. 117 South Bypass in front of the Down East Travel Center. For more information see Woman dies...

Woman dies in crash on U.S. 117 South Bypass

A Clayton woman died from injuries sustained in an accident about 3 p.m. Monday on U.S. 117 South near the Down East Travel Center. A spokesman at Pitt Memorial Hospital confirmed this morning that Starr Ann Burnette died after being...

Student caught with gun at school

A Mount Olive Middle School student's arrest for carrying an unloaded gun into school has sparked more talk about how to keep local campuses secure. The latest black mark occurred Friday at Mount Olive Middle School, when a student was...

SBI clears Pikeville town clerk

PIKEVILLE -- Investigators have completely cleared Town Clerk Kathie Fields of allegations of financial irregularities, officials said Monday night. Mrs. Fields had already been reinstated as the Pikeville town clerk, before an investigation by the State Bureau of Investigation and...

Judge withdraws proposal for new club on South Slocumb

Superior Court Judge Jerry Braswell has changed his mind about the focus of a proposed "jazz and blues club" for adults 30 years of age and older on South Slocumb Street. Braswell had asked Goldsboro City Council to change the...

Duplin agrees to settle ambulance service lawsuit

KENANSVILLE -- Presented with a proposed settlement with Johnston Ambulance Services Monday afternoon, the Duplin County Board of Commissioners voted 5-1 to agree to not only stay out of the non-emergency transport services business, but to also pay JAS $25,000...

Officials take aim at NCLB policies

The Board of Education Monday night voted in favor of a resolution to change No Child Left Behind policies. The federal education legislation is up for reauthorization, Dr. Craig McFadden, assistant superintendent for accountability, told the board. "The National School...

Public record

Assault with a vehicle Jamethon Howard of Wayne Avenue reported that a woman he knows approached his car from behind on South Slocumb Street in a green vehicle, Goldsboro police said. The woman intentionally used her vehicle to push his...

WCC lecture series

Seats are still available for a lecture course at Wayne Community College that started Monday evening. The Foundation-sponsored course on "Utopias: Dreams of Perfection or Nightmares?" will run for four weeks, taught by Bill Brettman, arts and humanities program director....

PBS videos available at Wayne County Public Library

PBS videos are now available through the Wayne County Public Library and NC LIVE. The Wayne County Public Library is a member of NC LIVE, North Carolina's statewide library consortium, and can now provide access to nearly 250 quality PBS...