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Monday, February 2, 2004

The colors of dawn

News-Argus/Brent Hood Cold air plus hot steam plus a beautiful winter sunrise equals a colorful early morning photo opportunity. The complimentary colors of the blue sky and the orange steam combined this morning at the Georgia Pacific Plant near...

Royall project falls through

Goldsboro's plan to extend Royall Avenue has been derailed by a breakdown in right-of-way talks with a railroad company. The extension would have made an ordinary four-way intersection of the congested offset intersection on North Berkeley Boulevard. It was...

School forums scheduled

Community meetings have been scheduled at Grantham and Mount Olive to promote efforts to build high schools in the two communities. Residents of Grantham who support the proposal were asked to attend a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m....

County finance review

Wayne County commissioners will receive their annual review of the county's finances Tuesday. Nunn Brashear & Co. is scheduled to present the county's 2003-04 audit at the commissioners' regular meeting. Typically, the audit is presented in January, but new regulations...

Book panel discussion set

"To Kill A Mockingbird" readers will flock together next Monday at Wayne Community College. The next "Wayne County Reads" event will be a panel discussion of the novel. It will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, in Moffatt...

Battle re-enactment

The re-enactment of the Battle of Goldsborough Bridge over the weekend brought the biggest weekend crowd ever to Waynesborough Historical Village. It was the first time in Wayne County's history that the battle had been commemorated with a re-enactment....

Public records

7 people injured in county collisions Seven people were injured and damages were estimated at $55,400 in 10 recent traffic collisions in Wayne County, officers reported. *A southbound driver was injured in a two-car collision at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on...

Who's running?

My credibility as a political prognosticator has been pretty well wiped out by results -- so far -- of the Democratic Party's gyrations to select a presidential nominee. Dick Gephardt, a good man, was knocked out in the first round....