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Wednesday, January 5, 2005

Waiting in the wings

News-Argus/Dennis Hill Equipment to build a concrete plant on Central Heights Road is in place. For more information see City delays concrete plant's plans....

County extends development moratorium

Property owners around Seymour Johnson Air Force Base will have one last chance next month to speak on proposed changes in how they can develop their land. They will also have to wait longer before they can proceed with any...

City delays concrete plant's plans

A decision on whether to allow a concrete plant to be built on Central Heights Road was postponed Monday by the City Council. Goldsboro Planning Director Randy Guthrie recommended giving S&W Concrete Co. more time to respond to additional requirements...

Man indicted on sex charges

A Wayne County man has been indicted on an armed robbery charge, and another man has been indicted on 14 sex offenses. The Wayne County Grand Jury returned true bills of indictment against 51 other defendants during its monthly meeting....

Tip leads to murder arrest

A murder was solved with three arrests and a fugitive was captured as a result of recent anonymous calls, say officials with Goldsboro-Wayne County Crime Stoppers. Three Southern Wayne High School students from Dudley were charged with the fatal shooting...

Eight to compete for Miss Spring Creek title

Eight contestants will compete for the title of Miss Spring Creek High School on Saturday. The scholarship pageant will start at 7:30 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre in Goldsboro. The pageant theme is "Luck Be a Lady Tonight." Special entertainment...

Briefly

Bloodmobile The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will have a Bloodmobile on Thursday from noon to 4 p.m. at New Hope United Methodist Church. Donors will receive a coupon for a free car wash. Flu shots Doctors...

Public records

Rape charge A man wanted for a rape charge has been apprehended, say Wayne County sheriff's officers. On Jan. 4, Crime Stoppers received two anonymous reports that Tiszon Evans, 18, of U.S. 13 South was at a residence on Seymour...

Duplin honors volunteers

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County commissioners congratulated five groups and individuals who received volunteer awards from the governor. The board acknowledged the volunteers Monday in the County Administration Building on Seminary Road. Delilah Gomes, chairman of the Community Building Task...

Mt. Olive seeks name for downtown

MOUNT OLIVE -- Downtown has come close to getting a new name. Mount Olive's Small Town Development Committee met Tuesday at the Southern Bank downtown and took a big step toward finding a catchy name with which to market the...

Rotarian goes to India

Dr. Bryson Bateman of Walnut Creek has embarked on a trip to India as an ambassador for Rotary clubs in northeastern North Carolina. Bateman is a member of the Three Eagles Rotary Club of Goldsboro and will serve as the...