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Monday, December 5, 2005

New City Hall

News-Argus/Kenneth Fine The new Goldsboro City Hall is expected to be completed by February. After that, work will begin on Phase II of the project, which will involve the current City Hall annex. For more information see New City...

GMS student upgraded to serious at Pitt

Carson Thomas, one of two Greenwood Middle School students hospitalized Nov. 18 after being hit by a sports utility vehicle, was upgraded to serious condition Sunday, a spokesman for Pitt Memorial said. Thomas, 13, was injured when the driver of...

New City Hall expected to be done by February

From one of the large windows recently installed in Goldsboro's new City Hall, passers-by can catch a view of the existing facility -- right next door. Goldsboro city employees have been waiting nine months for their new offices to be...

Mount Olive police nab robbery suspect

MOUNT OLIVE -- A suspect has been arrested in connection with the robbery of Peoples National Bank in Mount Olive, Police Chief Emmett Ballree said today. Raymond Lemuel Cheadle III, of 921 W. Oak St., Goldsboro, is being held in...

Schools will try to find funds for raises

Gov. Mike Easley's plan to bring public school teachers' salaries up to the national average means local school systems will foot the bill for the raise. Local officials say they will have until next fall to figure out how to...

Griffin will take on Pate for N.C. legislature

Leadership skills earned through nearly 40 years in the military would make him a good state representative, retired Brig. Gen. Ronnie Griffin says. Griffin, a Democrat, announced last week that he will run for the District 11 seat in...

Public records

Man shot down; another robbed Two Goldsboro men were injured in separate weekend assault, according to Goldsboro police reports. James Lee Croom, 23, was shot several times at 8:55 p.m. as he stood outside of a convenience store at South...

Pikeville Christmas Parade

The unseasonably warm weather could not melt the Christmas spirit Sunday at Pikeville's first Christmas parade. Hundreds of residents gathered along Main and Railroad streets to celebrate the season. Float riders representing clubs, fire departments, church youth groups and local...