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Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Daffodils in bloom

Bobby Williams photo A healthy stand of daffodils under a sign in downtown Fremont announces the 19th annual Fremont Daffodil Festival on Saturday. For more information see XXX.-->...

Rush-hour chase on Berkeley ends in Seven Springs

A wild rush-hour chase on North Berkeley Boulevard startled residents Tuesday afternoon. It ended 30 minutes after it started with the arrest of a man wanted on serious felony charges. The chase ended in Seven Springs, where Wayne County Sheriff...

Fremont festival to be held Saturday

FREMONT -- The Band of Oz will return Saturday for the 19th annual Daffodil Festival in downtown Fremont. The band will perform from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the second stage near East Main and Sycamore streets. The group...

Renee Carey named editor of News-Argus

Renee Carey, formerly the editor of the Griffin Daily News in Georgia, has been named editor of the Goldsboro News-Argus, adding a new voice to the newspaper's editorial page. Mrs. Carey was editor of the Griffin paper for four years....

Public records

Scam alert Goldsboro police are warning the public about a scam involving a caller who poses as a family member, friend or neighbor. The caller, a man, tells the victim that the relative's car has broken down and he needs...

Council presides over public hearings

Darby Place residents say they feel less safe since a fence was removed between their road and an apartment complex. Three people asked the Goldsboro City Council on Monday night to require the fence be reinstalled behind the apartment/condominum complex...

Eastpointe directors discuss policy changes

Eastpointe's board of directors spent three hours Tuesday putting new policies in place, and discussing plans on how to meet the requirements of new state mental health laws. The agency was formed in July 2003 with the merger of the...

Wayne has more 4- and 5-star daycares

Wayne County Partnership for Children, which operates the Smart Start program for young children, hopes to benefit from additional money proposed in a bill making its way through the Legislature. If Senate Bill 678 becomes law, an additional $26 million...

Butterfield visits Goldsboro

First District Congressman G.K. Butterfield will meet with the public twice during a visit to Goldsboro on Tuesday, March 29. From 2:30-3:30 p.m., the congressman will be at Greenleaf Vision of Faith Community Center, 2110 N. William St., for a...

Briefly

Dive-in movie The Family Y will be showing "The Incredibles" as its dive-in movie Friday. The showing will begin at 7 p.m. The Y shows the movie on the wall of its swimming pool area, allowing people to watch from...