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Sunday, January 3, 2010

Top stories of the decade

ByDENNISHILL News-Argus Managing Editor From avoiding BRAC to fallen heroes, historic fires and wrongful imprisonment -- these were the top 10 stories of the first decade of the 21st century: 1. Air base saved from BRAC ax After months of...

Rosella's Pizzeria open for business

Rosella's Pizzeria opened for business Dec. 18 at 1316B W. Grantham St. in the Little River Shopping Center on U.S. 70 West. Owner Rudy Hoffert was previously in the pizza business for 20 years, but had recently taken a...

Cold weather blasts state

Forecasters say the coldest stretch of weather in years, if not decades, could be heading for North Carolina this week. While temperatures won't be falling to record lows, the National Weather Service says the duration of the cold weather is...

City Council to hold first meeting of 2010

Goldsboro City Council members are set to return to work Monday evening, as a light docket awaits for their first meeting of the new year. Only three items requiring votes currently are on the agenda, including ones involving rezoning and...

Eastern Wayne graduate living his Hollywood dream

Growing up in a military family, Onnie Terrell found himself moving so often that it was difficult to form lasting friendships. To help cope, he turned to writing. "I began writing out of necessity to keep myself occupied," Terrell...

Public places go smoke free

Johnny Williams took one last drag off a non-filtered cigarette before making his way to the Wilber's Barbecue front door late Wednesday morning. "It's not so bad, but it's going to take some getting use to," the 65-year-old said, reaching...