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Thursday, March 6, 2008

Driver Shortage

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Connie Turnage, left, driver Samuel Williamson and Warren Rook prepare to go to Fayetteville Wednesday morning from the Disabled American Veterans building on Patrick Street in Goldsboro. For more information see Volunteer group tries to find rides...

Officials eye mental health proposals

After Gov. Mike Easley announced several initiatives Tuesday designed to shake up the mental health reforms begun in 2001, some local officials, including Eastpointe Director Ken Jones, voiced concern about the direction of the proposals -- namely those concerning...

It might not be his 1st fire at Wal-Mart

Goldsboro police say a teen-ager accused of setting fire to two area Wal-Mart stores was caught during a break-in in progress. Investigators said Fiante Semaj Amerson, 17, East Seymour Drive, was involved in a Jan. 15 fire set at...

Volunteer group tries to find rides for county's heroes in need of care

It is only 6 in the morning, but William Johnson has been awake for a while now. He is wearing a uniform, only not the Air Force camouflage he grew accustomed to donning during his tour in Vietnam. The...

Man, 19, charged for sex with child

A Dudley man who took a 12-year-old girl away from her family for sexual relations is among the 62 bills of indictment returned by a county grand jury this week. Brigido Santos Hernandez, 19, Jake Drive, Dudley, was charged...

Goldsboro fire investigators looking into suspicious fire

Goldsboro police are looking for five or six black men who apparently set fire to a public housing unit on Olivia Lane on Wednesday morning, a detective said. Investigator Dave Cloutier said there is evidence that a fire was...

Bruton only Democrat filing for District 1 run

As the only Democrat filed for the Wayne County Board of Commissioners District 1 seat, Charles Bruton has the luxury of avoiding a May primary, but he nonetheless is beginning to work to get his message out to voters....

Public Record

Teen charged A juvenile faces charges for breaking into Eastern Wayne High School on Monday night, Goldsboro police said. A window had been broken out of a trailer behind the gym, but the suspect ran and police could not track...