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Monday, September 26, 2005

Re-enactors provide live history lesson

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Confederate riflemen prepare to charge the Union position during Sunday's re-enactment of the Battle of Goldsborough. Nearly 200 re-enactors from several states participated in the second annual event. For more information see Still defending Goldsborough: Re-enactors show...

MERCI volunteers sending more help

Volunteers with the MERCI (Marion Edwards Recovery Center Initiatives) Center are still trying to help victims of Hurricane Katrina put their lives back together. The center is sending all sorts of supplies and hundreds of volunteers to the disaster areas...

Wayne among 100 best for kids

A banner hangs from the ceiling in the learning center at the Boys and Girls Club of Wayne County that reads -- "The Future is Here." That phrase seemed especially appropriate today as Wayne County received national recognition for its...

Ophelia was both good, bad for farms

Farmers had an average year in Wayne County, with just enough rain to keep the crops going, but not enough for a banner year, local agriculture officials said. And in Duplin County, farmers are just glad Hurricane Ophelia is gone,...

Still defending Goldsborough: Re-enactors show visitors what it was like

The Confederate soldiers hidden in the woods lay silently, waiting for the battle to start. When the boom of a cannon opened the fighting shortly after 1 p.m., they arose and fired a volley into the left of the Union...

Public records

Man charged A 20-year-old Goldsboro man was arrested Sunday by Goldsboro police and charged with second-degree kidnapping, breaking and entering and assault with a deadly weapon. The victim told officers that the man came to her apartment on Marvin Street...