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Monday, December 27, 2004

Icy roads

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit The U.S. 70 East intersection with East Ash Street has an icy glaze this morning. For more information see Storm a day late for white Christmas....

Magistrates get Christmas Eve pink slips

The chief Wayne County magistrate and a two-term magistrate were notified Christmas Eve that they were being fired. Remona McIver, the chief magistrate for two years and a magistrate for almost 17 years, told the News-Argus on Sunday that she...

Storm a day late for white Christmas

A winter storm left hundreds of travelers stranded on Interstate 95 in eastern North Carolina late Sunday, and contributed to hundreds of traffic accidents, at least two of them fatal. Many Wayne County roads and parking lots were slippery this...

Cooper-Standard sale completed

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company announced Thursday that it has completed the sale of its automotive business, Cooper-Standard Automotive, to an entity formed by The Cypress Group and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners for approximately $1.165 billion in cash, subject to...

Fire Department promotions

Two Goldsboro Fire Department employees have been promoted, Chief Bobby Greenfield has announced. Harold Isler Jr. was promoted from fire engineer to lieutenant, and Julian Whitley was promoted from firefighter to fire engineer. Isler joined the department on Jan. 22,...

Public records

Accidents abound on icy roads Many people who got out on Wayne County roads Sunday ended up off them. The area's first snow and ice storm created plenty of work for auto body shops. The Goldsboro Police Department responded to...

Commentary: Santa Starling

Santa Starling All brides are beautiful. And all Santa Clauses are good fellows. The following observations aren't to suggest any lack of appreciation for all the fellows who don the red suits, black boots and white beards to thrill the...

Leadership class officers chosen

The 2004-2005 class of Leadership Wayne County has chosen its officers and a class project. The group elected Keith Westbrook, operations manager of Progress Energy, as class president and Darren Goroski, aquatics director of the Goldsboro YMCA, as vice president....