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Wednesday, November 24, 2004

Holiday lights

News-Argus/Dennis Hill Center Street was awash in Christmas lights Tuesday evening after the official lighting up ceremony. For more information see Lights Up starts holidays bright....

Charity robbed of gifts

Connie Lashmet of Toys for Tots cried all the way from Duplin County to Goldsboro's Wal-Mart when the store officials notified her that toys had been stolen from her donation box. The Wal-Mart store called her at about 2 p.m....

Lights Up starts holidays bright

Not even the "Grinch" could stop the festivity Tuesday night as downtown Goldsboro was lit up from one end of Center Street to the other in sparkling Christmas lights. Rochelle Rice, former Miss Eastern Wayne, put the crowd in the...

County proposes committee to discuss schools

The Wayne County commissioners want to meet with the Board of Education as soon as next week about the racial imbalance in central Goldsboro schools and to discuss school construction. At its meeting Tuesday, the county board voted 5-2 to...

Blaze damages Delmus' Hardware

A fire Tuesday night swept through the Delmus' Hard-ware Store at 1003 N. Berkeley Blvd. and also damaged the Goldsboro Bingo World parlor next door. The cause of the fire that resulted in at least $40,000 in damages had not...

Lane wins right to defend self

Eric Glenn Lane, accused of murdering a 5-year-old girl, will be allowed to defend himself after lawyers argued over whether he should have that right. Lane's written motion to fire his two court-appointed lawyers was allowed Tuesday by Judge D....

College honors Raper with building name

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College officials announced that a new academic building will be named after Dr. Burkette Raper and his wife, Rose. The announcement was made during a luncheon Tuesday in the Murphy Center held in Raper's honor...

Public records

Trailer theft Three men were arrested before dawn today by Wayne County authorities and charged with stealing a utility trailer in Goldsboro. The trailer was returned to the owner before he knew that it had been taken. William Ray Montague...

Symphoney brings Christmas spirit to Wayne

It's a pleasure to listen to good Christmas music at home, but that doesn't compare to hearing it live. On Tuesday night, a full house at the Paramount Theatre had the chance to get into the spirit of the season...

Briefly

Severe weather Central North Carolina, including Wayne County, is under a slight risk for severe weather late this afternoon. According to the National Weather Service in Raleigh, there is a potential for strong thunderstorms as well as tornadoes as a...

Wayne Community trustees named

Joanne J. Roberts, a co-owner of Pride House Realty, and Robert W. Strickland, president of Strickland Insurance Group Inc., have been named to the Wayne Community College board of trustees. Mrs. Roberts was appointed by the governor to a two-year...

Commissioner Flowers bids good-bye to board

Arnold Flowers, sometimes controversial, always outspoken, said his good-byes Tuesday to the Wayne County Board of Commissioners. A commissioner for the last four year, Flowers is the only person leaving the board after this month. He chose not to run...

CDs received by school system

The Wayne County public schools received $35,000 worth of music CDs this week that will be used as instructional materials for students. As part of an antitrust settlement reached between attorneys general of 50 states and several music distributors in...