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Tuesday, October 4, 2005

Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair

News-Argus/Dennis Hill Rachel Garrou of Elm City in Wilson County shows off her lamb, Lightning, after winning the blue ribbon for showmanship in the novice division of the Open Junior Market Lamb Show at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair...

City to residents: Conserve water

Mayor Al King announced Monday that Goldsboro and Wayne County are dealing with a serious water shortage and called on the public to conserve water whenever possible. King made a Declaration of Voluntary Conservation of water after receiving information from...

Schools will look again at liability release form

Wayne County's Board of Education adopted a district field trip policy Monday night, but school officials are going to take another look at a liability release and a proof of insurance requirement that have some parents concerned about signing permission...

Showmen baa-ttle for titles at Junior Market Lamb Show

Will Coor of Selma wasn't sure which end of the line he was on as he waited for the judge in the Open Junior Market Lamb Intermediate Showmanship competition to announce the Grand Champion. When he realized he was on...

Railroad wants to close Princeton street

PRINCETON -- Four streets cross the railroad in Princeton, and the railroad wants to close one of them. But which one is the question. The Princeton town board wrestled with the issue during Monday night's monthly meeting but took no...

City Council sets next neighborhood meeting

Residents who have something to say to the Goldsboro City Council and other city officials will get their chance in two weeks. The City Council has announced the date and location of its next neighborhood meeting. It will be held...

Families, sorrow touched life of Red Cross Katrina volunteer

More than 650 people were jammed into a small gymnasium with no room to walk. They came with nothing but the clothes on their backs. Most of them had lost everything they owned. Some had been separated from their loved...

Public records

Woman robbed A woman leaving her car to enter her home was robbed Monday of $15, her purse and car keys, a Wayne County Sheriff's Office report said. Cynthia D. Barrett of Hare Road told deputies that a black man...

Princeton board hears four-lot annexation plan

PRINCETON -- Four lots, totaling about an acre, could be annexed by Princeton as soon as next month. No one spoke Monday night on the proposed annexations during the town's board's monthly meeting. Mayor Don Rains explained that the properties...

Pikeville sets its sites on tall grass

Pikeville town commissioners unanimously approved the new grass ordinance Monday night. Effective immediately, land owners whose lawns are not in compliance will be charged a fee of $50 to cut the grass, and a $100 civil penalty. In September, commissioners...

Officials will talk about flooding

MOUNT OLIVE -- Residents and lawmakers will meet with environmental officials this month to find a solution to flooding in Mount Olive. Mount Olive officials said during a town board meeting Monday that years ago a stream was diverted, and...