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Thursday, June 5, 2008

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News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Abby Pawvluk, 7, eats a spoonful of watermelon-flavored shaved ice Wednesday afternoon. Wayne County residents might need to consider a whole lot more shaved ice today with temperatures expected to approach 100 degrees....

Ex-city fireman caught with crack

An active-duty Goldsboro fireman was caught Thursday with a kilogram of powder cocaine after a traffic stop in the city, authorities said. Keita Rajai Woodard, 26, of a Koonce Street apartment complex, was found with the 2.2 pounds of cocaine...

Suspect charged in series of thefts

A Wayne County Sheriff's Office detective said a homeless man is responsible for a string of burglaries that plagued the Old Smithfield Highway area for months. Willie Marcellus Banks, 47, of the Wayne County area, was charged with felony counts...

SJAFB demo team will perform at Cherry Point weekend show

There will not be an air show at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base this year, but members of the 4th Fighter Wing's F-15E Strike Eagle Demonstra-tion Team will be performing in North Carolina skies this weekend. The MCAS Cherry Point...

Building height near airports restricted

Zoning changes in the areas surrounding Wayne County's two airports and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base were unanimously approved by the Wayne County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday. A portion of the proposal that would have made additional zoning changes...

Demolition of Days Inn delayed by asbestos find

The demolition of the Days Inn on Wayne Memorial Drive, which was supposed to take place early this month, has been delayed because of asbestos problems. But Chief Building Inspector Ed Cianfarra said that doesn't mean the motel will be...

County educators named to Kenan Fellows Class of 2010

Two Wayne County Public School educators have been named to the Class of 2010 Kenan Fellows. Susan Randolph, an engineering and science teacher at Wayne School of Engineering, and Amanda Warren, a science teacher at Wayne Early/Middle College High School,...

No book signing at Books-A-Million

Officials at Books-A-Million on North Berkeley Boulevard say they know of no book signing scheduled for Saturday. A story in Sunday's News-Argus indicated that author Toya Evans would be present to sign copies of her latest book, "C'ing Your Way...

Public record

Victim found beaten on sidewalk Goldsboro police say Alex McDuffie, 46, of Level Street was reportedly lying on the sidewalk late Tuesday. McDuffie could not communicate with the officer. Police reported major injuries to McDuffie, apparently from an attack with...