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Friday, January 21, 2005

Bus shelters expected by the end of February

The bus shelters ordered last month by the Goldsboro Wayne Transportation Authority haven't been delivered, but City Manager Richard Slozak says he expects them to arrive by the end of February. Slozak told the Gateway board on Wednesday that there...

Wayne keeps in touch with Pentagon, Congress

Wayne County leaders maintain ties with the Pentagon and with members of Congress to ensure that they are aware that Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is appreciated in its home community. Local government and civic leaders meet regularly with base...

LaGrange shooting

LAGRANGE -- The fatal shooting of a LaGrange man remains under investigation today by LaGrange police. The victim, Kenneth Rouse, 49, was found dead Wednesday night in his backyard at 201 Ed Herring Road. Neighbors heard gunshots at about 7...

Local teacher wins national award

Cathie Hooks, a fifth-grade teacher at Tommy's Road Elementary School, has won a technology leadership award from the AOL@SCHOOL National Education Association Foundation. Mrs. Hooks is the first recipient of the national award that recognizes teachers who have demonstrated a...

Pikeville seeks 500,000 dollar loan for sewage plant

PIKEVILLE „ The town board decided Thursday to apply for a $500,000 low-interest loan to help build the town's new sewage treatment plant. The new plant will cost a total of $4.1 million. A $3 million grant was approved for...

Watson joins Mount Olive College business faculty

MOUNT OLIVE -- Kerr F. Watson has joined Mount Olive College as chairman of management and human resources. Watson, a Winston Salem native, earned his bachelor of science degree in chemistry and mathematics from Greensboro College, his masters degree in...

Police urge businesses to check video cameras

The Goldsboro Police Department is urging businesses to examine their surveillance cameras to make sure that they are in good working order. Cpl. Teresa Cox, a police crime prevention officer, says a clear videotape of a possible crime from a...

GOP precinct meetings planned

The Wayne County Republican Party will hold its first 10 annual precinct organizational meetings beginning on Feb. 1. The following meetings will be held at Republican headquarters, 147 S. Center St. *Feb. 1, Precinct 23, Goldsboro Wesleyan, 6:30 p.m. *Feb....

News calendar

REFORMERS UNANIMOUS The Reformers Unanimous Addictions Program will meet tonight, and every Friday, from 7-9 p.m. at Spring Creek Baptist Church at 3177 Indian Springs Road. Information: 252-569-1138. FISH STEW FAISON -- A free fish stew will be served today,...

Briefly

Ordinance review An informational meeting to review the proposed Unified Development Ordinance is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 27, at 10 a. m. in the City Council Chambers, upstairs in City Hall. The ordinance will replace existing regulations pertaining to subdivision,...

Alpha Phi Alpha banquet Saturday

Rep. Larry Bell will be the guest speaker at the 40th anniversary banquet of Theta Omicron Lambda Chamber of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. on Saturday at Lane Tree Country Club. During the event, the chapter will honor and recognize...

Public records

Store robbed Two armed men robbed a store Thursday night of an undetermined amount of money and fled, according to a Goldsboro police report. The men, one armed with a rifle and the other with a handgun, entered the Dykes...

Correction

The name of Dr. Hector Pedraza, a partner in Golds-boro Orthopaedic Associates, was inadvertently left off a caption on a picture of the groundbreaking for the firm's new building. The picture was published on Sunday, Jan. 16. The News-Argus regrets...