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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

On the road again

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Kinston resident Sandi Gaston stops for gas, coffee and a chance to allow her dogs Loki, left, and Morgan a chance to take a walk and stretch their legs as they make their way to Atlanta to...

Dead man found in woods identified

Goldsboro police investigators said they have identified a man found shot to death on Sunday night in woods behind a home off Salem Church Road. The body of Joseph Antonio Payan, 33, last known to live on North Webb Street...

It's official: Headen wins seat in District 1

With the results unchanged after Monday's recount, the race for the Goldsboro City Council District 1 seat came down once again to two votes -- 159 to 157 -- as Michael Headen remained on top. It was a result that...

Speakers protest transition home on West Walnut Street

Advocates of a halfway house asked members of the Goldsboro City Council to "look into their moral conscience," and approve the use of a building on West Walnut Street for that purpose. Margaret Rosemary was one of the advocates who...

Traveling for turkey begins

Travel experts say expect crowds and heavy traffic if traveling is on your agenda this Thanksgiving holiday. Airports will be crowded and gas more expensive, but officials from AAA Carolinas in Charlotte say that won't stop families from heading out...

Ag Expo: Farms are going to go global

Unlike North Carolina's manufacturing industries, which have been dealt incredible blows by today's increasingly globalized economy, Wayne County Cooperative Extension Agricultural and Natural Resources Agent Kevin Johnson believes that local farmers are well-positioned to compete for many years to come....

Duplin commissioners reject school building proposal

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Commissioners didn't think it would come as any surprise, but their last action Monday afternoon might have been their most important. Holding an unscheduled vote after a short discussion about the upcoming sales tax referendum...

Salvation Army in need of bell ringers

The Salvation Army needs you ... and your family, friends, business, club or church. Beginning Friday, the familiar red kettles that spell hope for so many people at Christmas will be in their usual locations. Those scheduled to be at...

WCC nursing instructor honored

Wayne Community College nursing instructor Patty Pfeiffer was honored recently as one of five instructors who made it to the final round of competition for the N.C. Community College System/R.J. Reynolds Excellence in Teaching Award. Caralyn House, an instructor at...

Waste Industries holiday schedule

Waste Industries will operate on a one day delay for trash collection for Thursday only. Customers whose regular collection day is Thursday are asked to pull their waste bins to the curb on Thursday night for collection on Friday. The...

Public record

Investigations *The Mount Olive Police Department is seeking the public's help in solving two break-ins at Best Used Cars on Park Avenue, authorities say. Eight sets of after-market wheel rims and two vehicles were stolen in the first incident, police...

City holiday sanitation schedule

The City of Goldsboro will observe the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday. All sanitation services scheduled for Thursday will be collected on Wednesday. All sanitation services scheduled for Friday will be collected on Saturday....