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Thursday, December 8, 2005

A little Christmas cheer

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Members of the Goldsboro Boys and Girls Choir, from left, Quincy Cunningham, Danielle Brown, Shelby Dupree, K'Tia Hudson, Nick Cunningham and Paul Cunningham sing Christmas songs for an audience at the Wayne Public Library Tuesday evening....

Counties 'most wanted' list

Wayne County Department of Social Services released its own "most wanted" poster this week, announcing the top 12 delinquent and absent parents being sought for non-payment of child support. A poster with information about each of the 12 was released...

Brown will answer charges in January for '04 murders

A Goldsboro man will go on trial in January in Wayne County Superior Court in connection with the murder of a man and woman on New Year's Day in 2004. Christopher Lee Brown, 21, of Forest Knolls Road was accused...

Ex-magistrate will serve probation on charge

Former magistrate Gilbert Owens has been placed on probation after pleading guilty in Wayne County Superior Court to possession of cocaine. Judge Jerry Braswell, who had appointed Owens to the magistrate's job, also ordered that Owens write a letter of...

Airman's family hopes for call from Korea under tree

Sherri Madrigal alternates driving her husband's big truck and her compact car to work each week. That way, his vehicle will be in good shape when he comes home, which she hopes will be soon. Her husband, Master Sgt. Rob...

Public records

House fire Unattended cooking was blamed Wednesday night for a fire that caused about $16,000 in damages to a house at 1013 Greenleaf St., a Goldsboro fire official said. Assistant Chief Gary Whaley said a resident had left a pot...

Mount Olive Chamber will choose new chief

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce has bought out the new president's contract after only four months. The chamber announced Wednesday that its executive committee "exercised its option to not renew the annual contract for Kelley...

Freezing rain, sleet different but dangerous

Ice falling in the form of freezing rain is particularly dangerous and poses a variety of problems. Freezing rain occurs when the atmosphere is right at freezing and way too warm to produce snow or sleet. Freezing rain falls as...

WATCH receives $41,900 grant

Wayne Action Teams for Community Health, known as WATCH, has received a $41,900 community health grant from the state for the coming year, the board of directors learned Wednesday. Sissy Lee-Elmore, WATCH director, said that the state had allocated $7...