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Friday, December 2, 2005

AIDS Day march

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Ann Rowe, right, marches at the front of the line followed by Rharon Richardson, left, and Rodney Wilson as they turn onto Mulberry from Center Street during the annual World AIDS Day march Thursday night. For more...

Bank location robbed ... again

MOUNT OLIVE -- Authorities are searching for a man who robbed the Peoples National Bank on North Center Street in Mount Olive about 3 p.m. Thursday. Tellers described the suspect as a black man, 6 feet tall, wearing black pants...

Eureka has new leaders, old issues

Eureka has a whole new slate of leaders today, even if they didn't actually put their names on a ballot or make any campaign speeches. Randy Bass handed over the gavel as Stephen Howell became the mayor of Eureka Thursday...

Candlelight vigil pays tribute to those who live, die with AIDS

About 30 people, flickering candles in hand, walked quietly through the side streets of Goldsboro Thursday evening in honor of World AIDS Day. They had gathered at city hall, then marched down Mulberry Street, escorted by a Goldsboro police car....

Cherry director starts job with birthday

Thursday was a big day for Jack St. Clair. The new director at Cherry Hospital started his new job and celebrated his birthday on the same day. St. Clair, the former director of Eastpointe Mental Health Services, turned 55 He...

Public records

Building fire An oven caught fire Thursday night at Uchiyama America at 494 Arrington Bridge Road, causing about $30,000 in damages, a fire official said. The room was filled with smoke from burning rubber, and the building had to be...

Ford appointed to state community college board

RALEIGH -- Jimmie E. Ford has been appointed to the state Board of Community Colleges by Gov. Mike Easley . Ford, a former member of the state House and the Wayne County Board of Commissioners, is a retired associate vice...

Fallin takes job as 916th's new commander

The 916th Air Refueling Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base has a new vice commander. Col. Philip S. Fallin will replace outgoing Vice Commander Col. J.P. Hall, who will serve as a special assistant to the commander before retiring...

Clarification: O'Berry parade to be held on Saturday

O'Berry Center will have its own version of a holiday parade on Saturday, featuring the Goldwings motorcycle club starting at 11 a.m. Several hundred motorcyclists from the eastern part of the state plan to attend the annual event, bringing presents...