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Monday, September 5, 2005

Annexation foes file new petition

A group of residents protesting the planned annexation of their properties into the city of Goldsboro has filed another petition to get the action stopped. This is not the first time members of Good Neighbors United have challenged the city's...

Charity workers in Wayne worried over gas prices

The high cost and limited availability of gas are worrying the people at Home Health and Hospice Care (3HC) and the WAGES Meals on Wheels programs. "We got an e-mail earlier today from our state association," said Dean Lee, president...

Little Washington holds reunion

Back in the day, Little Washington was a town within a town. It had everything - restaurants, funeral homes, cab stands, shoe repair shops, nightclubs, beauty and barber shops, doctors, lawyers, churches and schools. From Miller Avenue to Elm Street,...

Officials take guarded approach to lottery

Many had speculated that a lottery would never pass in North Carolina. When it finally did last week in the Senate, it was by a tie-breaking vote by Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue. The Senate's presiding officer got the chance after...

Seymour Airmen "supporting the supporters'

Approximately 125 airmen from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base deployed to New Orleans this weekend to support cleanup and rescue from Hurricane Katrina. "We're pretty much supporting the supporters," said Master Sgt. Eric Johnson, 4th Fighter Wing combat chief. Johnson...

Portions of Ash Street to be closed

Portions of Ash Street will be closed this week as work crews prepare the roadway for repaving. Starting Tuesday, during daytime hours, the four-lane avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction between George Street and Herman Street....