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Monday, April 25, 2005

Truck hits car

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber One person was injured in this Monday-morning accident on U.S. 117 North. For more information see One hurt in 3-vehicle wreck today....

GHS grad will command U.S. forces in Afghanistan

The new commander of U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan said the lessons he learned at Goldsboro High School still help him on the battlefield. Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry will assume command of the Combined Forces Command in Afghanistan May 3. The...

One hurt in 3-vehicle wreck today

An unloaded 18-wheeler hit the rear end of a 1995 Nissan sedan about 7:30 a.m. today resulting in a three-vehicle accident and injury to one driver on U.S. 117 North just south of the N.C. 581 intersection, according to...

Panel reviews Strategic Plan

After nearly a decade, the team that put together Wayne County's Strategic Plan has reunited to review the county's progress toward the goals set in the document. County Manager Lee Smith presented an update on the plan last week to...

They are city's stars, officially

As a fourth-grader at William Street School, Anne Jeffreys noticed a cute boy with blond curls and a round little face by the name of Johnny Grant on the playground. "Our game at recess was to chase Johnny and try...

Wayne school board will wait for numbers

Wayne County Board of Education members will wait to hear numbers from the county's commissioners before proceeding with plans concerning the district's budget and construction projects. The decision came at the end of an extended work session by the board...

Public records

Alert citizen helps deputies in arrest An alert citizen saw someone load a lawn mower onto a trailer behind a sport utility vehicle Saturday night outside a business on U.S. 70 West, a Wayne County sheriff's deputy reported. The SUV...

Special Olympians bring home smiles, medals

Special Olympics Wayne County held its last and largest event of the year this week. Track and field games took place at Dillard Middle School on Wednesday and Thursday. Running, standing, and throwing events were held for walkers and wheelchair...

Rosewood student gets birthday wish from singer

ROSEWOOD -- Gabe Hare has always thought pretty highly of singer Lee Greenwood. He first heard Greenwood in Gatlinburg, Tenn., when he was 10 years old. "I just like his singing," the Rosewood Middle School student said. "The way he...

Helping battle cancer could get you a diamond

To help the American Cancer Society raise even more money this year, Barnes Jewelers Inc. has donated a $10,000 diamond to the annual Relay for Life. Tickets will be sold for a chance to win the one carat diamond, and...

OPINION: Good Folks

That was a fitting memorial to the late Mayor Hal Plonk last week. Goldsboro Councilman Bob Waller unveiled the 16-foot high, four-faced street clock in the center of the campus at Wayne Community College. The clock was significant because...