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Thursday, March 24, 2005

In the still of the day

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit The fog crept in on little cat feet, wrote Carl Sandburg, and silently did it lie upon the water when Ralph Holland arrived on the bank of the Neuse River this morning. The sun's rays were just...

Local religious leaders, lawyers, weigh in on case

Goldsboro-area ministers, attorneys, and medical professionals have opinions of their own when it comes to the Terri Schiavo case. The Rev. Art Evans of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church believes that the issue is a matter of faith. "As a propounder...

WCC scholarships

The deadline for high school seniors to apply for Foundation of Wayne Community College scholarships for this fall is March 31. Guidance counselors in all Wayne County high schools have applications. Students also can also get the application from the...

New Wayne Country Day headmaster named

A new headmaster has been named for Wayne Country Day School. Todd Scott Anderson will start work July 1, said the school's board of trustees. Anderson was introduced to the school's faculty, students and their parents today. Current headmaster Eddie...

Bus shelters being erected

Gateway riders will finally have places to escape the rain, wind or sun as they wait for the bus. After years of delays, the Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority recently received 11 shelters to erect at some of the most heavily used...

Pikeville resident has greenthumb when it comes to festival flower

PIKEVILLE -- For years, Alton Finch has been known around northern Wayne County as "the daffodil man." For as long as he can remember, he has grown from 50 to 300 daffodils around his home on Duck Pond Lane near...

Public records

House trashed A house at 1900 Antioch Road sustained an estimated $250,000 in damages between Feb. 3 and Wednesday, according to a report filed with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. The house, valued at $450,000, was owned by Charles Kendall....

Village of Walnut Creek and Salvation Army team to help residents

WALNUT CREEK -- The Village of Walnut Creek and the Salvation Army will be teaming to help residents clean out their closets, attics and garages next month. The Village Council agreed Wednesday night to make the Salvation Army a partner...

Another engineering study for Mount Olive airport would be waste of money, town officials say

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive Airport officials say another engineering study to determine how to expand the town's airport runway could be a waste of money. Plans to extend the airport runway to the north have run into opposition from...