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Friday, November 12, 2004

Empty shelves

News-Argus/Matt Shaw A break-in at the Salvation Army's warehouse has depleted its food pantry, heading into its busiest time of the year. For more information see Grinches steal Christmas food from charity....

Grinches steal Christmas food from charity

Food intended for the holiday tables of the needy was stolen last weekend from the Salvation Army's Goldsboro warehouse. Thieves broke in and took three barrels of canned food, plus turkey breasts and other meat from several chest freezers. The...

Veterans appreciate local parade

Steve Ludwig stood on the side of Center Street wearing a hat with an American Flag design on it. A sense of pride and excitement filled his face as he awaited the arrival of his daughter, who was participating in...

Crime Stoppers telethon this weekend

Get your checkbook out and your telephone ready this weekend to request your favorite local music videos. The 19th annual Goldsboro-Wayne County Crime Stoppers telethon will be aired from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and from 1 p.m. to...

Man travels across United States taking pig pickings all the way

Steve Shafer pulls out a map of the United States and traces the red line stretching from North Carolina to Colorado, up to Washington and down through Texas. "That was our route," Shafer said. "We drove 18,000 miles." Shafer, and...

Public records

Four hurt in wrecks Four people were injured and damages were estimated at $12,300 in three traffic collisions in Goldsboro, police reported. *A driver was injured and damages were estimated at $5,000 in a two-car crash at 2 a.m. today...

Briefly

'Julius Caesar' The Saturday afternoon performance of "Julius Caesar" will be at 3 p.m., not 2 p.m., in Moffatt Auditorium at Wayne Community College. Other performances are tonight and Saturday at 8 p.m. Ticket prices are $5 for the public...

Pikeville cuts contracts to proceed with sewer plant

PIKEVILLE -- The town board has taken the next step toward building a new sewage treatment plant by cutting the contract prices by about $1.4 million to meet the project's budget. The board adopted a resolution Thursday that tentatively awards...