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Friday, February 20, 2004

Retreat

The Goldsboro City Council will spend two days at the coast next week discussing city issues. It's the council's annual retreat, and it will be held at the Sunspree Resort in Wrightsville Beach. Beginning at noon on Tuesday, the...

Bell ARC award

Cindy Bell, director of the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross, has received a regional award for her outstanding work. The Pride Award was presented to the director Thursday at a board meeting. News-Argus/Becky Barclay Teresa Williams,...

Senate candidate Richard Burr

Integrity. Security. Jobs. These are the three points U.S. Rep. Richard Burr hammers home as he makes the rounds these days campaigning for a seat in the U.S. Senate. The seat is held by Sen. John Edwards, who is...

Haithcock lawsuit

Worth T. Haithcock II, who stopped to help a stranded driver, then was struck by a passing vehicle and lost a leg in the collision, is suing the other driver for more than $10,000 for gross negligence. Haithcock, the son...

Ferrell gets Award

MOUNT OLIVE -- Milly Maxwell Ferrell is the Distinguished Service Award winner for 2003. She received the award Thursday night during the Mount Olive Jaycees' 52nd anniversary banquet at the Southern Wayne Country Club. Mrs. Ferrell's nominator described her...

Mock Press Conference

During a mock press conference Thursday, Wayne County 4-H'ers had the opportunity to get U.S. Rep. Walter Jones' opinions on a variety of subjects. Questions ranged from What can be done to reduce taxes? What can the government do...

Crime Stoppers helps capture man

The arrest of a man charged in a double murder in Wayne County was made possible because of an anonymous call to Goldsboro-Wayne County Crime Stoppers. The tip led to the arrest of Christopher Lee Brown, 20, of Forest...

Public records

Hit with his own beer A Goldsboro man walking from a gas station and convenience store was assaulted with his own beer and robbed of $10 before dawn today, a Goldsboro police report said. Thomas McNeal, 51, told officers that...

Community Concert review

Strauss Damenkapelle was small in number, but mighty in talent. The six musicians and two singers earned a full standing ovation twice and a partial standing ovation once during their concert Thursday night at Wayne Community College. The performance...

Briefly

Student team advances A team from Eastern Wayne High School is one of four selected to compete on March 10 in the North Carolina Automobile Dealers Association automotive technology competition in Burlington. Students James Israel and Tyler Sasser make up...

Black History Month banquet

The connection between Ghana and Goldsboro may get closer if a Georgia professor's message is heard this weekend. Dr. Joseph "Pete" Silver graduated from Goldsboro High School in 1971. Today he is vice president of Savannah State University and...