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Friday, July 29, 2005

Singing in the heat

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Hot temperatures and the threat of thunderstorms did not keep Amani McDuffie, 4, and Jackie Gore of Jackie Gore and the All-Stars from performing for the audience at the Center Street Jam Thursday. Captain Cook and The...

District Teacher of the Year finalists

The pool for the county's 2005-06 Teacher of the Year has been narrowed down to three finalists. Evaluators for Wayne County Public Schools will select and announce the district winner at the annual banquet Aug. 18. In the first round...

Two plead guilty to robbery charges

Two women have pleaded guilty in Wayne County Superior Court to common-law robbery of three men in 2004 at a house on Brownrigg Street in Goldsboro. Tonenetta Kaliliah McKnabb, 21, of Creech Street and Joslyn Gabrielle Moore, 19, of Brownrigg...

Committee OKs survey work for airport expansion

MOUNT OLIVE -- Town officials are putting together a contract for a surveyor to study both ends of the runway at the Mount Olive airport. The 4,300-foot runway needs another 700 feet to reach the 5,000 feet necessary to accommodate...

Gateway buses will soon carry advertising

Gateway vehicles will soon be sporting a new look -- one that officials with the public transportation system hope will help their bottom line. Buses and vans will carry advertising signs that are could generate $10,000 to $15,000 a year,...

Students receive awards

MOUNT OLIVE -- Several Mount Olive College students received awards during the Phi Beta Lambda national leadership conference held recently in Denver, Colo. The conference is part of a competitive events program sponsored annually by the professional association for students...

Bloodmobile

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Food Lion in Pikeville. Donors will receive a coupon for a free car wash, a Red Cross wristband...

Public record

Search dog leads officers to suspect A Wayne County sheriff's search dog led deputies to a man who is suspected of stealing a car. Sheriff's Deputy Eric Robinson was notified of the car theft on Wednesday. A day later he...