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Friday, May 9, 2008

Greene County crash

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Emergency response personnel from the Shine area of Greene County work at the scene of a four-seat, propeller-driven airplane crash Wednesday. Officials reported that two people were found dead inside the airplane. For more information see Two...

Two die in plane crash Thursday near Shine

SNOW HILL -- An experimental aircraft's pilot reported icing on his wings before disappearing from radar and crashing in a field near Snow Hill on Thursday afternoon, authorities said. Two people were confirmed dead after the crash sometime after 1...

Duplin cracks down on crack

KENANSVILLE -- Crack cocaine and marijuana with estimated street values of $50,000 and $8,000, respectively, were seized in a raid at the home of a 57-year-old Duplin County man, Duplin Sheriff Blake Wallace announced Thursday. Also, Wallace said 20 people...

Scouts honor longtime volunteer

The Girl Scouts honored Betty Kemp on Thursday night with its Woman of Distinction award. Mrs. Kemp has worked with the Girl Scout program for more than half a century, said Coast Pines Council Chairman Martha Webb of Raleigh, who...

GED graduates walk stage at WCC's commencement

Toneiko Holloway's decision to return to school in August to get her high school diploma was the first of many battles she would encounter in the months to follow. In addition to attending to her studies at Wayne Community College,...

Public record

Break-in arrest A Goldsboro police investigator reported a Snow Hill man was responsible for a May break-in at a residence in the 500 block of A Street, Goldsboro. William Ray Johnson Jr., 42, Crestwood Drive, is charged with felonious breaking...

Wanted: Artists for Summer Concert Series

The Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for its Summer Concert Series in the Park. The department is looking for bands, soloists and instrumentalists in the categories of jazz, pop, R&B and gospel. Interested persons should submit a...

Wayne County still abnormally dry

Wayne County residents have seen a good deal of rain lately and it has been good news -- the drought in the county has eased somewhat. But Wayne remains "abnormally dry," according to a report released Thursday by the North...

City to flush water lines starting Sunday

The City of Goldsboro Public Works Department will begin its annual uni-directional water line flushing program on Sunday. Crews will be flushing lines from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. daily except Fridays and Saturdays through June 20. Residents may experience...

City fire station doing routine child safety seat checks

Concerned about the number of young passengers not being properly restrained in Wayne County vehicles, the City of Goldsboro has established Fire Station No. 2 as a permanent checking station for child safety seat installments. Located at 1901 Royall Ave.,...