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Sunday, April 18, 2004

Council members mull Monday annexation vote

The Goldsboro City Council is scheduled to vote Monday on an annexation proposed for an area north of the city, and board members say the decision is not an easy one. "I will say that this is the most...

Other items on City Council agenda

Besides voting on whether to annex some property into the city, the Goldsboro City Council will also consider the following items Monday, including the building of a new Krispy Kreme Doughnut Shop: *Hold a public hearing on a request from...

Wayne Democrats choose Edwards

Wayne County's three Democratic commissioners urged party members Saturday to rally support for their candidates this year. "We need Democrats to get out to the polls, but that's not enough -- we need them to vote for Democrats," Commissioner...

Man charged after argument ends in murder

There has been a correction to this story: This article incorrectly states that a murder, for which Marcus Dominique Moore was charged, occurred on Saturday. The shooting of Johnathan D. Yarborough was Friday. Moore was arrested on the charge on...

Volunteers rid roadways of other people's messes

Just in time for vacation season, Wayne County has shed more than five tons of unsightly weight. More than 150 people volunteered Saturday for the annual Wayne County Litter Sweep along Goldsboro and county roadways. Many Adopt-A-Highway groups also...

Airmen jump into fitness regimen

The mind and bodies of airmen at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base are expected to become stronger each day under a new fitness test. "There has definitely been a change of atmosphere on base," said Lt. Col. Pat Sargeant,...

Author returns to Goldsboro for book signing

An award-winning writer and former Goldsboro resident will be at Books-A-Million Saturday from 1 until 4 p.m. to sign copies of the new book, "A Cup of Comfort for Teachers." Over the past decade, Thomas Smith, the former associate...

Briefly

Base named Tree City Seymour Johnson Air Force Base has been named a Tree City USA by The National Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to its community forest. It is the fifth year the base has received this...

Public record

Rosewood man stabbed at store A Rosewood man was stabbed Friday afternoon during an altercation at a convenience store. Michael Wayne Bragy, 20, of Rosewood Road was transported to Wayne Memorial Hospital for treatment of a puncture wound to his...