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Tuesday, January 20, 2004

Living history

News-Argus/Sam Atkins A Civil War battle re-enactment will take place on Jan 31 and Feb. 1 at the Waynesborough Historical Village. From left are Joel White, Bobby Mozingo, Kirk Keller, akk Civil War re-enactors; Victoria Best and Colleen Baker,...

Man lost at sea just retired from O'Berry Center

A Goldsboro man reportedly lost at sea over the weekend had recently retired from O'Berry Center. Dr. Robert S. Freeman, 62, was chief of dental services at O'Berry until Jan. 1. He had seven years and one month of state...

Sager to seek re-election

Wayne County Commissioner Efton Sager has decided to run for re-election in District 4. Sager, a Republican, had said he would announce his decision at the beginning of the filing period in February, but he received several phone calls that...

First re-enactment of Goldsboro battle planned

The sights and sounds of a Civil War battle will fill Waynesborough Historical Village as about 200 participants re-create the Battle of Goldsborough Bridge. Danny Davis, who has been involved in battle re-enactments since 1984, has organized the event,...

'Zoning' is bad word in Faison

FAISON -- Say the word "zoning" in Faison, and people get nervous. The Faison town board tried to calm residents' concerns about zoning Monday night during a public hearing at the fire station. More than 100 people showed up,...

Sheriff promotes two officers

Two more veteran officers, each with about 20 years of service, have been promoted by Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders. William Arthur "Buddy" King was promoted to the rank of captain and will be in charge of the civil...

500 attend MLK event

Students from 13 county schools portrayed black historical figures Monday, testing the knowledge of the 500 audience members at Goldsboro's Martin Luther King celebration. Characters ranged from actress Ruby Dee and politician Barbara Jordan to the inventor of the...

More comply with grease trap rule

Several of the eating establishments listed in last week's paper as not complying with the city's grease trap requirements are now coming into compliance. Chief Inspector Ed Cianfarra said the Sof T Shop received a permit last week, and...

Southern Wayne receives grant

Southern Wayne High School was one of 15 schools in the state selected to receive a grant aimed at strengthening its environmental education efforts. The $700 grant will be used to enhance environmental education in the school. Each winning application...

Public records

Three injured in county collisions Three people were injured and damages were estimated at $35,000 in five recent traffic collisions in Wayne County, officers reported. *Damages were estimated at $5,500 in a two-vehicle collision at 5:15 p.m. Monday at North...

Correction

New Century Bank will open in Goldsboro later this month at 425 N. Spence Ave. A headline in Sunday's News-Argus stated it was to open in March, which is incorrect....