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Friday, January 23, 2004

Scouting awards

News-Argus/Bonnie Edwards The Silver Beaver Award went to, from left, Bruce Malpass, Pam Rooks, Melanie Hopkins and Henry Herndon III on Thursday night at the 81st Annual Scouter Recognition Banquet held at the Goldsboro Country Club. For more information...

Commissioners set 2004 goals

Money's tight. Space is tighter. The Wayne County commissioners pledged this week to find a way to help the county's huddled masses -- employees, school children, animals at the shelter -- without driving taxpayers into the poor house. A...

Boy Scout awards given

The Tuscarora Council of the Boy Scouts has grown so much it's received national recognition. It also reported having its largest number of Eagle Scouts and presented four top adult volunteer awards during Tuscarora Council's 81st Scouter Recognition Banquet....

Base Family Appreciation Banquet

By SR. AIRMAN SAMUEL KING JR. Seymour Johnson Public Affairs Despite deployments, families on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base worked on and off base to keep up morale and help others who missed their loved ones. The base's military families...

Goldsboro tree pruning

Goldsboro's proposed zoning ordinance will seek to preserve city trees from private cutters, but one council member said he is concerned about the way the trees have been trimmed in the past to make way for utilities. They look...

Fremont zoning

Land and zoning issues highlighted the monthly meeting of the Fremont Town Board of Aldermen. Town Administrator Tom Barnes said the demolition of three dilapidated homes should start within two or three weeks. The project manager, David Harris of...

Cherry doctor recognized

A Cherry Hospital physician has been recognized for being a patriotic supervisor. Dr. Kumbaiah N. Murthy, clinical director, was surprised with a plaque earlier this week during the department heads meeting. The award came from the National Committee for...

Public records

Gunman holds up Goldsboro store A gunman assaulted a clerk Thursday at Hill's Beef and Pork Center and then stole the cash register and about $320, a Goldsboro police report said. The robber entered the store at 2315 N. William...

Briefly

Moore to visit State Treasurer Richard Moore, who has been a national leader in reforming the mutual fund industry, will visit Goldsboro on Tuesday, and the public is invited to hear him speak. Moore plans to be at the Rotary...