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Thursday, December 15, 2005

Morning accident

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Firemen and rescue workers remove Sarah Snowden of Hill Street from her car this morning after it ran off the road and flipped over into a ditch on New Hope Road. She and two passengers were treated...

Goldsboro and Mount Olive Committees of 100 will merge efforts

After decades of acting cooperatively but independently, Goldsboro, Mount Olive and Wayne County officially formed a unified effort to attract business and industrial investment to the county today. At 11 a.m., members of the Goldsboro Committee of 100, Mount Olive...

Greenwood Middle School teen is in fair condition

Students at Greenwood Middle School, encouraged by news that a classmate's condition at Pitt Memorial Hospital has been upgraded to fair, continue to keep their spirits up and lend support every way they can. The Nov. 18 accident during which...

More than 600 children will get Christmas party

Soft, red stockings, taller than many of the children who receive them and presents that make Christmas dreams come true will all be part of the 2005 Empty Stocking Fund holiday celebration. This weekend, more than 600 needy children will...

She found lost ring in scrub-stack

Unlike other nurses who scrub in for surgery every day at Wayne Memorial Hospital, LPN Erlene Booth said she chooses to bring and wear her wedding bands. Although that means she must repeatedly remove them, she has a system. She...

Troops to receive boxes, notes from home for holiday

Some Wayne County residents want to make sure airmen who can't be with their families this Christmas will feel a little like they are home this holiday season. Some Seymour Johnson Air Force Base airmen who are deployed and on...

Foster children need help for Christmas

The number of foster children in Wayne County has risen by more than two dozen this year, creating concern about providing Christmas presents for them, social service workers said. Terry Harne and Lida Fultz, adoption social workers with the Department...

Committee is organizing museum trip

The Wayne County Reads Committee is organizing a bus trip to Washington, D.C., in March to visit the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and other attractions. The bus will leave Goldsboro at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, March 18, and the group will...

Seven Springs board to be sworn in January 11

SEVEN SPRINGS -- New members of the Seven Springs Town Board will be sworn into office Jan. 11 at Town Hall. Emma Ward and Peggy Jones will step down from the board next month and Rodolph Adams, Steven Potter and...

Public records

Sex charge A teenager was arrested Wednesday by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with a felony sex offense involving a 3-year-old girl. Robert Wayne Allen, 18, of Clay Road was charged with taking indecent liberties with a child....

EWHS play, musical Friday

Eastern Wayne High School will hold several events before the holiday break. The Theatre Arts II class will be presenting the play, "Little Red Riding Hood" and the musical "One Magic Christmas" on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria....

Blood donors will get gift during holiday campaign

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross is thanking its blood donors this holiday season in a special way. Donors who give the gift of life this holiday season will receive a special gift in return. The Red...

Wayne Community College holiday schedule

Wayne Community College will be closed for the holidays from 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 21 until 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 2. The Wayne Community College Child Care Center will be closed Dec. 22 through 26 and Dec. 30....

Goldsboro city services Holiday schedule

Some city services will be operating on a holiday schedule this week, as officials and residents observe Christmas. As the city observes the holiday, trash pick-up will also be affected. All sanitation collections services scheduled for Friday, Dec. 23 have...