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Wednesday, December 29, 2004

Southern winter sunrise

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit The sunrise today behind a stand of trees in front of a snow-covered field off N.C. 111 South supplies nature’s interpretation of the expression “fire and ice.”...

Clerk of Court Minchew calls magistrate dismissals "unfortunate"

A decision to terminate two magistrates was both unfortunate and unnecessary, Wayne County Clerk of Court Marshall Minchew said Tuesday. Minchew had asked Judge Jerry Braswell to reappoint Chief Magistrate Remona McIver and Magistrate Sandra Castle, but Braswell notified them...

Annexation case still without judge's decision

It's been over two months since a Wayne County Superior Court Judge began deliberating the city's annexation case, but he still hasn't made a decision. And the sign on the side of Salem Church Road that keeps annexation opponents informed...

County drug squad makes major arrest

The Goldsboro Wayne County Drug Squad has arrested four people on drug charges. Lisa Renae Grady, 37, of U.S. 13 South, was charged with possession of a precursor chemical, possession of drug paraphernalia and maintaining a dwelling. Bond $50,000. Desiree...

KB Toys in Berkeley Mall closing

The KB Toys store in Berkeley Mall is on the final list of stores that are expected to close, according to a list on KB Toys' Web site. The list was updated in November. John Reilly, a spokesman at the...

Wayne native to be inducted in Sampson County Hall of Fame

CLINTON -- The late Edna Amelia Brinson Gray, a native of Wayne County, will be inducted into the Sampson County Hall of Fame. Mrs. Gray will be inducted with living recipient David Franklin King during the annual banquet held on...

Briefly

City sanitation schedule The city of Goldsboro will observe the New Year's holiday on Monday. All sanitation collection services scheduled for Monday will be collected on Wednesday, Jan. 5. This week's trash collection is on a regular schedule. Holiday closings...

Public records

Missing Goldsboro police are looking for Takel M. Miller, 12, of North Lime Street. The Goldsboro Middle School student's grandmother, Linda Leggett, said the police were called to the house after a "physical altercation," and when the police arrived, Miller...