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Thursday, October 20, 2005

A private parade

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Goldsboro High School's trumpet section warms up before performing at the O'Berry Center on Wednesday evening. The bands from Goldsboro High, Eastern Wayne and Southern Wayne performed for an enthusiastic crowd at the center. Organizers of the...

U.S. 117 Will be done by next fall

By this time next year, drivers will be able to cruise from Goldsboro to Wilson on U.S. 117 without interference from traffic lights or intersections, state highway officials say. The highway construction project is on schedule, said Bill Jones, public...

Back from the Gulf

Two Goldsboro firefighters who went to the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina did not fight any fires or rescue any hurricane victims -- but they did assist hundreds of evacuees at an Alabama shelter. Lt. Rob Loreman and Firefighter Jourdon...

Wayne Community College breaks ground on new technology building

Wayne Community College officials broke ground Wednesday morning for the college's last building project funded by money from a 2000 state bond issue for community colleges and universities. About 70 business and technology students, faculty members and staff attended the...

One-stop voting available today through Nov. 5

The Wayne County Board of Elections kicked off one-stop early voting this morning. One-stop voting for the upcoming municipal elections on Nov. 8 will be in operation at the Elections Board office at 209 S. William St., Goldsboro. Office hours...

Health Department heroines help catch purse-snatchng suspect

Five mild-mannered Health Department workers by day are Wayne County's newest "SWAT Team" since turning into crime-fighters by night recently. After a late day at the office Oct. 13, the women exited the building around 7 p.m. bound for the...

Public records

Quick response leads to arrest A quick response by Goldsboro police to a burglar alarm before dawn today at a convenience store led to the arrest of a 23-year-old man who was inside. Officers L.T. Bethea and C. Burack arrived...

WCC planning 'Mardi Gras' Friday for storm victims

Wayne County residents are being urged to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina Friday while enjoying a taste of Mardi Gras. "Mardi Gras North" will be held at Wayne Community College. The college is inviting the public to attend the...