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Friday, November 19, 2004

Shooting in Dudley

News-Argus/Bonnie Edwards Authorities said a man was found shot to death in this truck after it smashed into a house at Ruskin and Outlaw roads in southern Wayne County. His identity had not been divulged today because his family...

Hornburg and BRAC chiefs announce retirements

With the new term for President George W. Bush have come more changes in the nation's capital that will affect the Air Force. Gen. Hal Hornburg has announced his retirement as Air Combat Command commander. Hornburg is a former 4th...

City will use high tech to plot map of new sewer system

Goldsboro will soon use high technology to plot and maintain its sewer system. City Council members voted Monday to spend $323,450 to create a map of Goldsboro's sewer system that would use global positioning satellites, or GPS. GPS is a...

City employees can collect for good suggestions

City employees can now get paid for good suggestions. Several months ago Councilman Bob Waller suggested the idea of asking for employees' input on how to handle the city's trash problem. Tasha Logan, assistant to the city manager, developed the...

Madison's bought by Fletcher House, to be a sport bar

Madison's Prime Rib and Steak has a new owner and is now called Fletcher's. Fletcher House, owner, took over the restaurant on Sept. 1 from its previous owner, Kathy Myers, and changed the name on Thursday. The restaurant offers steak,...

Public records

Toddler identified The 2-year-old boy killed last weekend by a single gunshot wound was identified Thursday by Goldsboro police as Antwoine Mayo Jr. of Andrews Avenue. The circumstances surrounding the death, which occurred at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, are still...

Briefly

Lights Up downtown Goldsboro's Christmas lights will be turned on by Mayor Al King in a special "lights up" celebration Tuesday at 5 p.m. All the decorative lights, including those on the holly trees on Center Street and the traffic...

Wayne Partnership for Children gets $2,000 grant

The Wayne County Partnership for Children has received a $2,000 grant from Target stores to fund the Multicultural Arts for Tots program. The program introduces art to preschool children. The program features artists and groups performing music, dance and other...

Kenansville was site of Civil War sword maker

KENANSVILLE -- The Civil War Trail is leading tourists to Kenansville. The historical trail markers at the intersection of N.C. 11 and 903 show where the Confederate Arms Factory made weapons and other supplies for the Confederate armies. Historian Franklin...