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Friday, November 11, 2005

Remembering Heroes

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Members of the 230th Support Battalion, Spc. Brad Simpson, Spc. Jake Hinkofer, Staff Sgt. Ronnie Edwards and Spc. Adrian Doerfer, pause to look at the monument honoring those from the battalion who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom....

Statue thief sentenced

The Goldsboro man who stole the base and pedestal of the 89-year-old Lady in the Park Statue has been sentenced to probation and restitution. Charles Newsome, 52, of North Virginia Street pleaded guilty in Wayne County Superior Court to...

Crime Stoppers telethon planned for this weekend

The 20th annual Goldsboro-Wayne County Crime Stoppers telethon will be held Saturday and Sunday to raise money for rewards for those who help law authorities arrest criminal suspects. The telethon will air on PACC-TV10, or Time Warner Cable Channel 10,...

Substation fails, leaving 1,000 without power today

Roughly 1,000 Goldsboro residents lost their power early this morning when a Progress Energy substation experienced equipment failure, officials said. Progress Energy spokeswoman Kristy Fair said the outage occurred at 6:53 a.m. Ms. Fair added that crews were dispatched to...

Incumbent won't draw straws for board seat

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive Town Commissioner Paul Smalley said he will concede the race if the vote is still tied after Tuesday morning's canvass and the Wayne County Board of Elections decides to pick a winner by using some...

Public records

Mobile home destroyed by fire A mobile home was destroyed in a fire believed to have been set by children, newborn puppies were killed in a barn fire and a home was damaged in another set fire, according to Wayne...

Six families honored at base banquet

On the eve of Veterans' Day, the 4th Fighter Wing and the Military Affairs Committee recognized outstanding families at the annual Military Family Recognition Banquet. Six families were honored Thursday night. The families recognized have "significantly contributed to their civilian...

Partnership reviews year, achievements

Partnership for Children of Wayne County celebrated its accomplishments and recognized others who have helped serve children and families over the past year during the board of directors' annual meeting Thursday. Don Magoon, executive director of the partnership, which governs...

Tobacco payment questions addressed

As the first tobacco buyout payments roll out, Farm Service Agency officials are working to clear up some issues that have confused some owners and quota holders, especially those involved with estates. "The biggest part I see right now is...

Mount Olive Christmas Parade set for December 3

MOUNT OLIVE -- Retired Chamber President Patti O'Donoghue will be the grand marshal for the Mount Olive Christmas Parade. The parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 3 beginning at 10:00 a.m., with line-up beginning at 9 a.m. The parade will...

Boys & Girls Club to hold annual Pancake Day December 3

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County will h old their annual Pancake Day on Dec. 3 in the club at 1401 Royall Ave. in Goldsboro. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased from board members and staff...

Beautancus parade set for Thanksgiving Day

Paste a bow on your pick-up truck and come to the Beautancus Holiday Parade on Thanksgiving Day afternoon. You don't have to pay an entry fee, and you don't even have to apply. Just show up before 2 p.m. for...