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Friday, February 11, 2005

Coming down

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Demolition crews are razing the former Nichols Discount City department store, located at 2102 Wayne Memorial Drive. The owners, BAP Partners Inc., plan to redevelop or sell the 12-acre site once it's cleaned up. The Nichols store...

Branford Marsalis tells students abut his musical journey

Marcus Croom, the band director at Goldsboro High School, wants his students to be open-minded about all types of music and, in turn, to develop a passion for it. When he met world-renowned saxophonist Branford Marsalis in a hotel elevator...

Meeting set for Feb. 17 on Eureka's town charter

In Greek, "Eureka" means "I found it!" But if some of the town's residents have their way, you won't be able to find Eureka at all. Luther and Lillie Mozingo are among the little northern Wayne County town's residents who...

Cancer Society holds Realy for Life kickoff

Olivia Whaley had been a healthy person her entire life. But one day all that changed when her surgeon quietly uttered three little words -- "It is cancer." Mrs. Whaley described her experience with breast cancer at the kickoff celebration...

School fire was smoke from exhaust fan

Classes at Grantham School were interrupted briefly on Thursday after smoke was discovered near the school's band room. Smoke was discovered in a bathroom around lunchtime and students were evacuated from the building while Grantham Fire Department investigated. There was...

Public records

Fire forces evacuation of retirement home MOUNT OLIVE -- The residents and staff at Glenn Care Retirement Village at 600 Smith Chapel Road were evacuated Thursday night because of fire started by a cigarette, officials said. The fire was put...

Briefly

Hodges on 'Law and Order' Goldsboro native Poncho Hodges will appear on "Law and Order" Wednesday night at 10 on NBC. He will play the character Silas Inwood, a big-time NBA basketball player accused of murder. This is his first...