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Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Frosty start to the day

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Could this be the last frost of the season? Temperatures dipped below freezing this morning and a late-winter frost formed on windshields and grassy areas. Frost covers the ground on a field off of Arrington Bridge Road...

City planning commission seeks compromise on church zoning

The Goldsboro Planning Commission hopes to find a compromise in the next two weeks that would protect both a church's investment and its congregation. At a special meeting Monday, the commission reviewed the draft copy of the unified development ordinance,...

County's board of education does not want an educational council

The Wayne County Board of Education does not want a county educational council formed, as proposed in the county's strategic plan. The Wayne County Board of Commissioners sent a letter to the school board two weeks ago, stating their intention...

Goldsboro High Student gets top scholarship offers

Goldsboro High School senior Ashelyn Nicole James has been named the recipient of two prestigious college scholarships, the Morehead Scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Park Scholarship to N.C. State University. In all, 43...

Reservists' employees get the ride of their lives

The 916th Air Refueling Wing sponsored an Employee Appreciation Day on Saturday at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. The event was held to thank the employers of reservists by giving them a chance to experience an in-flight refueling aboard a...

916th Air Refueling Wing recognized as best in the Air Force Reserve Command

By CAPT. SHANNON MANN 916th ARW Public Affairs The 916th Air Refueling Wing has been racking up the awards lately. This time, another reserve section has been recognized as the best in Air Force Reserve Command. On March 4, Maj....

Public records

Princeton makes a clean sweep PRINCETON -- Princeton police officers completed "a clean sweep" Monday, tagging unlicensed animals, junked cars, solid waste violations and dilapidated structures. Police Chief Eddie Lewis said the project "went real well." Those property and animal...

Duplin to study plans for new solid waste transfer station

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County Commissioners will hear a report on plans for a new solid waste compacter-transfer station at their meeting Monday. The commissioners will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the town hall in Wallace. Solid Waste Director Bee Barnette...

Briefly

Hospital co-payment meeting Representatives from Wayne Memorial Hospital will be at the Senior Center, 204 East Walnut St., at 10 a.m. on Wednesday to discuss the upfront co-payments that the hospital now requires. Anyone 60 or older is invited to...

Re-enactors, specatators expected to crowd Bentonville on anniversary of largest Civil War battle fought in N.C.

FOUR OAKS -- Three thousand Civil War re-enactors and 20,000 spectators are expected to converge at the Bentonville Battlefield Historic Site on Saturday to re-enact the largest Civil War battle fought in North Carolina. On March 19-21, 1865, Union and...