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Tuesday, March 29, 2005

A boy and his goat get ready for the show

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Jacob Sauls, 7, wrestles his goat out of its pen so it can be weighed in at the Wayne County Fairgrounds this morning. Sauls will be showing his goat at the annual Junior Livestock Show and Sale,...

Zoning compromise reached on churches in high-noise zone

The Goldsboro Planning Commission agreed Monday night that new churches should be allowed in some high-noise areas near Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. The commission recommended that the City Council permit new assembly halls in areas with average noise levels...

Incentives unfair, says Pate-Dawson chairman

State financial incentives that helped lure a competitor to Johnston County are an unfair intrusion of government into the marketplace, says the chairman of the Pate-Dawson Co. of Goldsboro. Mike Pate said he has been disappointed by the state's decision...

Biodiesel plant location changes

Plans to build a biodiesel plant at Mount Olive are proceeding but the location of the plant has changed. Business and economic development officials will not say where the new location is, only that it is not far from the...

Family Y to hold annual Health Kids Day Saturday

The Goldsboro Family YMCA urges kids and families to "put play in your day" this weekend. The 14th Annual Healthy Kids Day will be held Saturday at the Family Y. Senior Program Director Hal Warner said he expects to see...

Duplin will participate in Saturday's Great American Cleanup

Duplin County is participating Saturday in Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup, the nation's largest annual community improvement program. The Duplin County Board of Commissioners have waived the tipping fee for items resulting from the day's clean-up activities. For Saturday...

Public records

Break-in James Dean Elswick, who led law authorities on a high-speed, rush-hour chase on March 22, was arrested Monday by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with three felony crimes in connection with a residential break-in. The 35-year-old Elswick,...

Men's fraternity working with Carver youth

MOUNT OLIVE -- A Goldsboro mens' fraternity has been building relationships with a group of fifth-grade boys at Carver Elementary School this school year. Members of Kappa Alpha Psi formed "The Brothers," in the fall to provide positive role models...

Candlelight vigil to be held in Kenansville for children who died from abuse

KENANSVILLE -- A candlelight vigil will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Kenansville Park for children who have died from child abuse. Thirty children died in North Carolina in 2003 from child abuse, according to state agencies. The Sarah's...

Leadership Wayne tours county locations

The 2004-2005 class of Leadership Wayne County held its community services/arts and leisure day earlier this month. The class met Friday, March 18, at the Family YMCA where Hal Warner, the Y's senior program director, provided a tour of the...

Briefly

World War II program The Wayne County Museum will present a World War II event on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature veterans of the war. There will be re-enactors dressed as American and German...