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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Two arrested on cocaine trafficking charge

Two people were charged with cocaine-trafficking related charges on Monday, according to a news release issued by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad.Carlos Daniel Medina, 29, of Indian Springs Road, Mount Olive, faces four counts of trafficking in cocaine for the...

Sen. Hagan: Health care reform cost a concern

Visiting Wilber's Barbecue in Goldsboro Monday, Sen. Kay Hagan outlined for a group of elected officials the basic framework she believes an eventual health care reform bill will take. However, she acknowledged that paying for such an effort will...

Back in class

Sonja Emerson, assistant principal at Tommy's Road Elementary School, was positioned outside the entrance bright and early this morning. She cheerily greeted students and parents, who began to arrive shortly after 7:30. "Good morning, Linwood," she said to one. "You're...

Contractor questions bid choice for communication towers project

A contractor who submitted a lower bid to Wayne County, but who did not get the job of erecting a pair of communications towers, has hinted to county officials that he is considering legal action. Commissioners awarded the job...

Godette will face charges in attacks

Christin Ray Godette was 16 years old when the Wayne County Sheriff's Office accused him of a spree of robberies and physical and sexual assaults that spanned over two weekends in September 2007. Nearly two years later, Godette, now...

Public record

Police car flips in accident A police car partially turned on its side after an accident on East Ash Street in Goldsboro on Sunday night, according to a Highway Patrol investigation into the incident. Highway Patrol First Sgt. Jerry Burton...

Blue Ribbon Fund soon will hit $20,000 mark

Donations are still being made the Blue Ribbon Fund, an account established by the News-Argus to honor the families of two Seymour Johnson Air Force Base captains who died last month when their F-15E Strike Eagle went down in Afghanistan....

Three arrested in BB-gun shooting

Wayne County detectives say they were suspicious from the start about an Eastern Wayne student's explanation for a BB-gun wound. Now, the 18-year-old, Dahamoney Hakem Murchison, is charged with filing a false police report on Aug. 8. Detectives from...