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Tuesday, April 5, 2005

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News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Amanda Armstrong, right, waits on, from left, Ken Wadsworth, Julie Wadsworth, Alan Wheeler and Carol Falls as they purchase UNC T-shirts this morning at Sportsman's World on Ash Street. Ms. Armstrong said that more than 400 people...

New ordinance changes include shutting down nightclub spotlight

The Goldsboro City Council agreed Monday night to a sweeping overhaul of the city's rules on new construction. The Unified Development Ordinance is intended to change how neighborhoods, shopping centers and offices are built, landscaped and maintained. It also will...

Duplin reaches tentative waste deal

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County commissioners have reached a preliminary agreement with Waste Industries to accept the county's solid waste at a landfill in Sampson County. But not everyone on the board of commissioners is happy with the outcome, which leaves...

Museum displays artifacts from World War II

Goldsboro area residents got a chance Saturday to view firsthand the tools of World War II. The first floor of the Wayne County Museum was filled with artifacts and memorabilia from the war, and about 30 re-enactors portrayed soldiers from...

Pikeville officials debate location of memorial

Town officials in Pikeville are trying to decide where to locate a veterans memorial in the new park. Dennis Lewis, a resident of the town, told members of the town board on Monday that it should be placed where the...

Smart Start recruiting mentors to help guide youth

When Tracy Moore was hired in November by Smart Choices for Youth to recruit mentors to work with young people in the community, she was given a year to enlist 15 adults for the task. Four months later, she...

Princeton considers another location for new town hall

PRINCETON -- The proposed location for a new Princeton town hall took an abrupt left turn Monday night. Mayor Don Rains announced that the town had rescinded an offer to buy land across South Pine Street from the current building....

Eureka to test sewer lines

Eureka town commissioners decided Monday to schedule smoke testing of the town's sewer lines. The testing will take place April 13, weather permitting, said Town Clerk Reta Chase. The testing will be performed by Tony Honeycutt of the North Carolina...

School menus

Following are menus for Wayne County Public Schools for the week of April 11-15: Monday -- Breakfast: Apple turnover. Lunch: Baked chick filet on a bun, burrito with salsa, corn, pinto beans, sliced peaches and milk. Tuesday -- Breakfast: Chicken...

Public records

Drug charges Two Goldsboro men were arrested Monday by Goldsboro Housing Authority police during a traffic checkpoint at West Holly Street and Astor Court and charged with felony drug offenses. More than 14 grams of cocaine and $1,832 were seized....

Briefly

Bloodmobile The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Wayne Community College. Donors will receive a coupon for a free car wash. Working dogs memorial Bikers...

Brick sales to support monument at WCC

Students at Wayne Community College are sponsoring the creation of a "Hope Monument" on campus. A campaign to sell engraved bricks began this week and will run through June 30. Plans for the monument were inspired by the late Dr....