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Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Truck overturns on slick roads

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber A truck hauling propane overturned into a ditch Monday afternoon after skidding out of control on New Hope Road. New Hope's fire department responded and after finding no leaks in the tanker called in the wrecker service....

SUV driver could face limited penalties

Without any additional charges, the driver accused in connection with the accident that sent two Greenwood Middle School students to the hospital Friday could face light penalties, the county's district attorney said. Luis Delgado Jesus had his first day in...

Teens remain hospitalized

Both of the boys who were hit by an SUV Friday at a crosswalk leading to Greenwood Middle School are still receiving treatment at Pitt Memorial Hospital, officials said. Mackenzie Wessels, 13, was upgraded to good condition by hospital staff...

Council votes to alter water use ordinance

The Goldsboro City Council wants residents to continue to conserve water, even though city officials have not yet instituted mandatory restrictions. But residents who ignore the guidelines could find themselves with no water or a really big fine, council members...

Woman dies in accident near Warsaw

WARSAW -- North Carolina Highway Patrol officers are investigating a traffic fatality that occurred over the weekend on Wards Bridge Road near Warsaw. Lillie Williams Miller, 67, of Kenansville, died Sunday afternoon when the car in which she was riding...

Building permits rise in city in 2005

Low interest rates and the assurance of the presence of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base have contributed to an increase in residential building permits in Goldsboro this year, the city's chief building inspector said. Since January, 113 residential building permits...

Piano donation will bring new music to school

Students at Dillard Academy will sing a new song this holiday season -- with accompaniment. The charter school for kindergarten through fourth grades on West Elm Street had an older piano, co-principal William Turner said, but it was not in...

Two inducted into Wayne Hall of Fame

Mary Kneeshaw, Atlas Price and Mary Gardner were recognized Monday night at the annual Farm-City Banquet at the Wayne Center in downtown Goldsboro. Mrs. Kneeshaw and Price were named to the Wayne County Agriculture Hall of Fame. Mrs. Gardner was...

Public records

Woman clerk at hotel robbed A woman motel clerk was robbed Monday night by two black men of an undetermined amount of money, according to a Goldsboro police report. The clerk told police that the suspects, one armed with a...

Beautancus Holiday Parade

BEAUTANCUS -- The Beautancus Holiday Parade will be held at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, with line-up at 2 p.m. at the sign on Beautancus Road near Luby Byrd Road. Beautancus Road will be closed at 2:30 p.m. between N.C....