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Monday, November 14, 2005

Shelter petition

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Mrs. Jim Daltrey, left, of Goldsboro signs the petition handed to her by Suzanne Tyner, Wayne County Humane Society vice president, during a meeting held Sunday evening in Herman Park to push for commissioners to act on...

Citizens want shelter on county priority list

More than 60 concerned citizens spoke for those who couldn't Sunday evening at a candlelight vigil and petition signing at Herman Park. The petition demanded the Wayne County Commission rebuild the Wayne County Animal Shelter. The candles were for the...

Crash ends in teen's death

A 15-year-old passenger was killed Sunday night in a one-car wreck on East Ash Street near Meadowlane Elementary School, Goldsboro police reported. The victim was identified as Cameron Coley of 214 W. Pine St. He was riding with Shawntago Dominique...

John Farfour, who introduced many in Goldsoboro to tennis, dies at 88

Known as Goldsboro's "Mr. Tennis" and for his efforts on behalf of Wayne County's Boys & Girls Club, John Allen Farfour, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was 88. Farfour, who operated a music and sports business for...

71 years of wedded bliss

George and Alice Davis never dated, and he never even asked her to marry him, yet they have spent the past 71 years happily as husband and wife. The two met while Alice and her brother were hauling wood on...

Widow fights for rights for victims and families

A man can abuse an animal and get a longer sentence and a larger fine than a driver who plows head-on into another motorist and takes his life. That has been the harsh reality for Debbie Kimbrell of Wayne County...

State list is keeping telemarketers at bay

After two successful years, no still means "no" to the nearly 3 million North Carolinians signed on to the state's Do Not Call Registry. "The main thing is to make sure telemarketers don't violate the Do Not Call Registry," North...

City fire department put emphasis on prevention during October

The Goldsboro Fire Department conducted many fire prevention activities in October, the National Fire Prevention Month, including its annual fire store in Berkeley Mall. Fire Chief Bobby Greenfield said the fire store was a big success again. A total of...

Town settles over sewer

FAISON -- Sandy McCarty paid for sewer service more than 15 years, and her house never was hooked into the sewer system. Faison Mayor Bill Igoe told the town board at a recent meeting that Ms. McCarty found out about...

Public records

Alert deputy finds car, arrests pair Wayne County Sheriff's Sgt. Sherwood Daly thought something was wrong Sunday when he saw two men in a car at a gas station on North Spence Avenue in Goldsboro. Daly said one man turned...

Mount Olive historic home tour Thursday

MOUNT OLIVE -- A tour of historical homes has been added to the third Holiday Open House in downtown Mount Olive. The open house will begin Thursday with a fashion show at noon at the Center Street Bistro downtown. The...