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Monday, February 9, 2004

Messy Street

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Cars, some unlicensed, are parked in front of a garage on Slocumb Street. Several are in the right-of-way. For more information see Trash lines Slocumb Street....

Rhodes drops appeal

Former Goldsboro Councilman J.B. Rhodes has dropped an appeal of his election defeat to Jimmy Bryan. The decision ends a three-month process that involved recounts and overturned results. It also clears the way for Bryan, who was sworn in...

Trash lines Slocumb Street

Goldsboro's elected officials say they are getting fed up with the dismal appearance of the city and want something done about littered streets. High on their list of priorities is Slocumb Street. "It's deplorable out there," said Mayor Al...

Centenarian educator dies

James H. Carney Sr., who died at the age of 101 on Thursday at his home in Goldsboro, had dedicated his life to education, and in 1972, he became the first black person elected to the Wayne County Board of...

West wins award

RALEIGH -- A Wayne County family that has farmed acres of cropland since before the Civil War has received a state award. The family of Jerry West accepted the 2003 Tobacco Farm Family of the Year award Friday at...

Filing periods and primaries delayed by state

The State Board of Elections decided this morning to postpone North Carolina's primary election until July 20, because federal judges haven't finished reviewing proposed new districts for General Assembly seats. The filing period for state and local offices, which...

The one-liners

Dr. William Friday, president emeritus of the University of North Carolina, loves a one-liner. And when he interviewed Carl Kasell at Walnut Creek Country Club for his "North Carolina People" public television series, Kasell accommodated him in grand fashion. Kasell,...

Public records

Tip leads to car break-in arrest A 41-year-old man from Greenville was arrested Sunday by Goldsboro police after a citizen reported a vehicle break-in at a restaurant parking lot on North Spence Avenue. Darrell Delon Cooke was charged with breaking...

Wayne Memorial Hospital

Debbie Phillips has been appointed director of health services at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Her duties include the management of units on second floor east and west in addition to the sixth and seventh floors. Mrs. Phillips has been an employee...

Correction

An article in the Sunday Briefly column on the Potter's Wheel Ministries fire gave the incorrect phone number for Mark Thomas. The correct number is 736-2438....