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Thursday, August 12, 2004

Richard Burr

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Head Start student Tykhira Franklin, left, meets Congressman Richard Burr during his visit to WAGES this morning. For more information see Burr brings campaign for Senate to WAGES....

Wayne wary as storms approach

Wayne County may catch a small break despite the two tropical storms moving across the state over the next three days. Bonnie's path has shifted farther west, meaning less rain for Wayne tonight. But Charley will probably make up...

Burr brings campaign for Senate to WAGES

U.S. Rep. Richard Burr, Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, said his visit to Goldsboro this morning provided a chance to see what "community action agencies" do and why they are so unique. He chose WAGES as his Wayne...

Seven Springs mayor stuns board by resigning

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Jewel Kilpatrick, who led the town to recovery from a debilitating flood, has resigned as mayor of Seven Springs. The resignation will be effective at midnight today, but the town board doesn't want to accept it....

Lawyers argue whether Lane's rights were violated

Testimony ended Wednes-day in a hearing to determine whether the confessions of a man accused of murdering a 5-year-old girl should be admitted into his trial. But it may be a couple of months before a decision is made...

City lists qualities for future manager

Education, experience and computer expertise are some of the qualities the Goldsboro City Council says it wants in a new city manager. Council members spent time Wednesday listing the qualities needed in a city manager and the important issues...

Public record

Wreck caused by drunken driver, says Highway Patrol A head-on collision, allegedly caused by a drunken driver, sent two people to the hospital Sunday night, the N.C. Highway Patrol reports. George Clayton Worrell III, 33, of Daw Pate Road, was...

Duplin tobacco market opening unlike old days

WALLACE -- It's quieter and with fewer people than the old days. Instead of fast-chanting auctioneers walking the rows, the four buyers and three auctioneers hovered over a bale of tobacco synchronizing their hand-held computers. When the price was...