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Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Children's Thanksgiving

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Leah Broswell, left and Kaley Glascoe, kindergarten students from Wayne Christian School, perform Five Little Turkeys for their families and friends during their Thanksgiving Day performance Monday inside the school’s gym....

SBI will examine Pikeville's books

PIKEVILLE -- Pikeville town commissioners suspended town clerk Kathie Fields with pay Tuesday night as an investigation into certain financial transactions begins. Some of Pikeville's town records have already been seized and kept under lock and key by Wayne County...

Speaker: Lost land threatens U.S. farm position

Speaking at the 2007 Wayne County Farm-City Banquet Tuesday night, North Carolina State Grange President Jimmy Gentry discussed an issue that has been front and center on the plates of local officials for several weeks -- farmland preservation. Of all...

Wayne officials leaning towards sales tax

A decision is likely to be at least a month away, but the Wayne County Board of Commissioners began discussing Tuesday when it should put a quarter-cent local sales tax referendum before county voters. The discussion, which was postponed from...

The lights are on downtown

Snow was cascading from the sky, almost magically. Caroling could be heard up and down the streets. Swatches of red and green spotted the crowd, with children dressed up as Santa and Mrs. Claus. Even dogs had on their holiday...

There will be spots to get Thanksgiving necessities

Don't worry if you reach for the yams Thursday morning, and they aren't there. Several grocers will be open on Thanksgiving Day. The Food Lions will be open from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the Goldsboro Piggly Wiggly will...

Public record

Larceny, assault A Nottingham Drive man is accused of stealing property from Hales Rental in Rosewood and assaulting the theft victim when confronted at N.C. Salvage on U.S. 117 South. Jeffrey Nolan Keen, 43, was charged with larceny, possession of...

Two named to Wayne County Agricultural Hall of Fame

As members of agricultural and urban business communities sat down together for the 2007 Wayne County Farm-City Banquet Tuesday night, the 24th two-member class was inducted into the Wayne County Agricultural Hall of Fame. Featuring one living inductee and one...

'Turkey Trot' 5K run Thursday at Family Y

The second Annual Woodmen of the World YMCA Turkey Trot for Obesity Awareness will be held Thursday. The 5-kilometer run begins at the Goldsboro Family Y at 8 a.m. Participants must register beginning at 7 a.m. for the $25 entry...

Burning ban remains in effect

RALEIGH -- The North Carolina Division of Forest Resources is reminding people that want to burn debris or have any outdoor cooking fires over the Thanksgiving holiday that a statewide ban on all open burning remains in effect until further...