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Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Learning how to behave

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Caroline Finch pets Cuddles, a rabbit owned by Hanna and Elizabeth West, during a 4-H class on how to train pets to interact with senior citizens Monday. More than 25 young people and their pets came to...

Speaker asks city to rename local street

A speaker at a public hearing Monday night urged the Goldsboro City Council to rename a section of Wayne Avenue after J.B. Rhodes Sr., who was a member of the council for 16 years. Richard Fair of Dudley showed council...

The lottery comes to Wayne

Lottery tickets will go on sale on March 30, and Wayne County residents will have more than 20 places to purchase them. Twenty-two retail outlets in the county have been approved for installation of lottery machines. Those include 19 in...

County livestock farmers honor two at annual meeting

Overman Farms of Grantham was named the Outstanding Livestock Producer in Wayne County for 2005 at the organization's 58th annual meeting Monday night. The farm was established in 1954 by David John Overman and has grown to a 725-sow, farrow-to-finish...

Bank donates $10,000 to plan to build house in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- Habitat for Humanity is ready to start building a house in Mount Olive. The Southern Bank in Mount Olive recently gave the latest donation to the cause. The bank's $10,000 gift brought the grand total raised so...

Pageant coming to DVD to benefit Relay for Life

Didn't get enough of men in panty hose? Now, you can relive the experience of the Relay for Life Womanless Beauty Pageant and help fund cancer research at the same time. For only $10, any Wayne County resident can now...

Car dealer seeks relief from fines for illegal signs

A Goldsboro car dealer is asking the city for leniency after he was fined $5,000 for erecting signs that violated the city's sign ordinance. Hal Howard of Goldsboro Chrysler Dodge Jeep told members of the City Council on Monday night...

Public records

Driver killed SEVEN SPRINGS -- A head-on collision on N.C. 55 in Lenoir County has claimed the life of a Kinston man. The victim was identified by the Highway Patrol as 69-year-old Seth Hughes. Hughes' eastbound 1999 Kia on Saturday...

WCC program to focus on genocide in Sudan

Wayne Community College's Diversity and Global Education Committee will sponsor two lunch presentations and discussions Thursday on "Conflict in Darfur: Modern Day Genocid." The programs are open to the public and will be held at noon and at 1 p.m....