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Thursday, April 14, 2005

More computers, more services

News-Argus/Phyllis Moore Goldsboro High School students, from left, Robyn Golphim, Honesty Floyd and Preston Wallace take advantage of new laptops added to the Wade Edwards Learning Lab at the school. For more information see Computers....

Death scene witness tells of pop sound

A witness told jurors that he heard a popping sound just before an out-of-control car -- carrying the dying Jamaal Rashaud Pearsall -- crashed on Edgerton Street. Three people who witnessed the crash testified this week in the first-degree murder...

Drowning victim's body found

The body of a 16-year-old Spring Creek High School student who drowned over the weekend has been found. Officials say Jonathon Antwan Lewis' body washed ashore in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Wednesday afternoon. Capt. David Knight of Myrtle Beach Police...

Tax procrastinators might consider automation

People who have waited until the last minute to file their income tax returns won't get any extra help from the Postal Service in Goldsboro. Local post offices will not have extended hours on Friday for people who need to...

Goldsboro High School enhances learning

A $31,000 technology grant to expand the learning lab at Goldsboro High School will prove beneficial to the entire community, say education leaders. A grant from the Beaumont Foundation is providing the Wade Edwards Learning Lab with 15 laptop computers,...

Local league rooted in baseball great's legacy

All of the children signing up to play baseball in the Jackie Robinson League may not know exactly who Robinson was, but they're still ready to play ball. "The younger kids get a little confused about who Jackie Robinson is,"...

Public records

Knife found A 15-year-old Goldsboro High School student was charged Wednesday by police with possession of a weapon on campus. The student, who was not identified because of his age, was referred to juvenile authorities. The police report said a...

Briefly

Road run Saturday The 27th annual Greater Goldsboro Road Run is Saturday. The 5K walk, 5K run and 10K run begin at 8:30 a.m. The one-mile fun run begins at 9:30 a.m. De-Rail-A-Bration begins at 10 a.m. Registration will be...

Teleconference on grief at WCC

The public is invited to a free teleconference on living with grief, sponsored by Home Health and Hospice Care, Inc. next week. The live-via-satellite conference will be held on Wednesday, April 20, at Wayne Community College from 1:30-4 p.m. Each...

Scout banquet Monday night

The Boy Scouts' annual Distinguished Citizen Award banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Goldsboro Country Club. People holding tickets who have not called in to RSVP are asked to call 734-1714 no later than noon Friday...

Recovering addicts need to become functional, mental health group told

Whether people are being treated for mental illness, a substance-abuse problem or both, the bottom line, says a Raleigh therapist, is that that they need help to become functional. "No one wakes up one morning wanting to have an addiction,...

Free solid waste disposal day in Duplin nets 72 tons

More than 72 tons of solid waste were collected during a free disposal day in Duplin County on Saturday. Teresa Lanier of Keep America Beautiful said the residents who took advantage of the opportunity afforded by the county Board of...