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Wednesday, March 9, 2005

After the storm...

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Mother Nature took two pieces of history when this barn was destroyed. Gerald Howell kept an antique truck inside. For more information see Storm leaves disrupted lives, property damage....

Storm leaves disrupted lives, property damage

Clear, sunny skies greeted Wayne County residents this morning, but trees freshly splintered and scattered debris from damaged buildings showed that Tuesday had been different. Violently different. The line of thunderstorms that moved eastward across the county Tuesday had disrupted...

City may change policy to allow earlier retirement

The Goldsboro City Council is considering changes to the city's personnel policy that would allow some employees to retire earlier than expected. If the revisions are passed, some city employees would be allowed to convert unused vacation days to sick...

County board OKs first subdivision in floodplain since Hurricane Floyd

The Wayne County Planning Board approved Tuesday the construction of the first subdivision with multiple lots in a flood plain since Hurricane Floyd struck. Final approval of the subdivision is up to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, since the county's...

Man killed in accidental shooting

WARSAW -- A Warsaw area man was killed Monday night in an accidental shooting. Law officers said Bruce Mason, 38, was returning to his home on Gaston Street when he dropped a handgun he was carrying and it went off,...

Public records

Crime of the Week A break-in at the Bojangles restaurant on N.C. 111 South has been selected by Goldsboro-Wayne County Crime Stoppers as this week's "Crime of the Week." When Goldsboro police arrived at the restaurant at 3:35 a.m. on...

Leadership class restores old cemetery

Visitors to Waynesborough Village will soon be able to see an original cemetery that was restored by the 2004-05 class of Leadership Wayne County. The class worked Saturday on the cemetery, which dates back to the original township. They cleared...

Pikeville board awaits bids for park project

The Pikeville town board held its monthly meeting at the community center Monday night. All bids for contracts on the remainder of Pikeville's park project are to be submitted by Thursday at 5 p.m., town administrator Lonnie Graves said. Still...

Briefly

School days off The Wayne County public schools have several holidays and early dismissal days for students this month. Monday is a teacher workday. There will be no school for students. Students will be dismissed early on March 22 in...