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Monday, November 22, 2004

Honoring John Allen Farfour

News-Argus/Barbara Arntsen John Allen Farfour, left, and Goldsboro Mayor Al King on the newly dedicated tennis courts at Herman Park. For more information see "Mr. Tennis" honored....

"Mr. Tennis" honored

It may take John Allen Farfour a little longer to walk out on the tennis courts these days, but his swing is still as strong as ever. The man known as "Mr. Tennis" was honored Sunday when the refurbished tennis...

Commissioners to resume base zoning talks

After a three-month hiatus, the Wayne County commissioners will resume talks Tuesday about increased zoning and tougher building standards in high-noise areas. The commissioners have called a work session on the proposal to zone or rezone around 26 square miles...

Boy raises prize pig

Waking up early on Oct. 15, Douglas Williams was confident that his hard work and dedication would pay off. He had put 162 pounds on his hog, and it was at the State Fair waiting for him to present to...

Former MOC head receives honorary alumni award

MOUNT OLIVE -- This year's recipient of the Honorary Alumni Award was at Mount Olive College for half a century and never took a class. "You haven't complained about cafeteria food," said Gary Barefoot, chairman of the alumni award recognition...

Lane wants to fire lawyers, defend himself

Eric Glenn Lane, accused of murdering a 5-year-old girl, will return to court Tuesday to find out if he can defend himself. For the second time, the 33-year-old Lane asked to fire his court-appointed lawyers, Edwin L. West III of...

Public records

Break-ins A 34-year-old Goldsboro man was arrested Sunday by Goldsboro police and charged with seven felony offenses in connection with larcenies and other misdemeanors after an anonymous call to Goldsboro-Wayne County Crime Stoppers. Anthony Lacel Battle was wanted on charges...

OPINION -- Wore Out

GOOSE CREEK ISLAND -- Rummaging through the jumble of the disorganized "library" of my camp to find something to read -- make that "re-read," I came across a yellowed copy of The Old Farmer's Almanac. It was yellowed, tattered, brittle...