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Friday, April 21, 2006

Down the Neuse - Kayakers make trip downriver

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Dean Naujoks, Larry Baldwin and Bill Olah, members of the Neuse River Foundation, kayak down the Neuse River with guests from the Whitetail boatramp in Goldsboro this morning. The Neuse River Foundation works to better the water...

Industry breaks ground at ParkEast

A manufacturing company announced the purchase of the ParkEast shell building and the creation of 135 jobs this morning at a press conference on the site of the future home of AAR Manufacturing Inc. The company received a contract last...

City of Goldsboro now has its very own KC-135 Stratotanker

The city of Goldsboro officially has its own KC-135 refueling plane. Col. John P. Hall Jr., special assistant to the wing commander of the 916th Air Refueling Wing, christened the KC-135 "City of Goldsboro" during a ceremony held at the...

High bids take home livestock champions

Courtney Butler had never shown a hog before. So when the first-grader took 270-pound Wilber into the ring at the Junior Livestock Show and Sale Thursday, she didn't know what to expect. She certainly didn't expect to be crowned Grand...

New lights erected at school crosswalk

New traffic and walk lights are being installed on East Ash Street between Greenwood Middle and Meadowlane Elementary schools, where two boys were struck last year by a sport utility vehicle. Tony Best, the state Department of Transportation's signal technician...

Litter sweep Saturday

Wayne residents can help clean up the county's roadsides Saturday during the annual Litter Sweep. Groups should to meet at the courthouse at 8:15 a.m. Pick-up sticks and trash bags will be provided. Participants will meet back at the courthouse...

Public records

Kitchen fire A kitchen fire on Thursday at a vacant rental home at 1206 Edgerton St. caused about $15,300 in damages, the Goldsboro Fire Department reported. Assistant Fire Chief Eric Lancaster said the last occupant had left a week ago...

City Council approves annexation, toughens traffic restrictions

The Goldsboro City Council discussed a possible annexation, upcoming city events and possibly assisting a local program during its meeting Monday night at City Hall. City Planning Director Jimmy Rowe said the city received a non-contiguous annexation request from the...