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Friday, July 16, 2004

Downtown fun

News-Argus/Dennis Hill Sherry Archibald, Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. promotions coordinator, coaches three girls as they test their voices at karoke during the Downtown Farmer's Market ice cream social Thursday afternoon. The young singers are, from left, McKayle Wallace, Anna...

Farmers, politicians hope leaf buyout will become reality

North Carolina farmers and politicians offering their reaction to a new congressional initiative to buy out tobacco growers and quota holders were universal in their hope that the goal was in sight. It will be a new day in...

Candidates give views on ways to improve city

Two of the candidates for the vacant Goldsboro council seat spent Thursday afternoon answering questions about their qualifications for the job. The City Council interviewed Don Chatman and Naomi Williams about their experience, strategies for economic development, keeping the...

Crowd gathers for free ice cream

Temperatures may have cooled slightly Thursday, but it was still hot enough for a crowd of people to want to slurp down free ice cream at the Farmer's Market. The annual ice cream social, sponsored by the Downtown Goldsboro...

Edwards will hold new post until retirement

Jerry Edwards, who has served as director of Cherry Hospital for seven years, will retire in February. The hospital has undergone a consolidation with O'Berry Center. Before Edwards retires he will serve as community consultant with the Community Policy Management...

Restaurant sanitation score cars to get new look

Restaurant sanitation score cards from the state will have a new look next month. Environmental health officials are introducing the new score cards Aug. 1. Instead of being a different color for each grade, the cards given after restaurant...

Former police officer sentenced

KENANSVILLE -- District Attorney Dewey Hudson announced Thursday that a former Kenansaville police office has been sentenced for making a false report. Joshua Lanier was also sentenced for injury to personal property and failure to discharge the duties of his...

Public records

Man shot twice A 39-year-old man was shot twice Thursday while he was trying to get his car back from another man, a Goldsboro police report said. Rudolph V. Kelly of Emmaus Church Road, Dudley, was rushed to Wayne Memorial...

Briefly

Bloodmobile The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will have a Bloodmobile on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Saulston United Methodist Church. Donors will receive a coupon for a free car wash. One-stop to stop...