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Thursday, February 2, 2006

Dr. Waheed Akhtar in Pakistan

Photo submitted Dr. Waheed Akhtar of Goldsboro Heart Specialists, pictured outside the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital in Pakistan. For more information see Doctor travels to treat survivors....

Randall Lane buildings gone but more on list

Recently condemned apartment buildings at 300 Randall Lane are no longer standing. Just a few months ago, a number of tenants and their children occupied the complex. Goldsboro's minimum housing inspector Buddy Pridgen said the only remnant left of the...

Doctor travels to treat survivors

A Goldsboro doctor returned to his native Pakistan last month to help with efforts to start rebuilding the country -- and families' lives -- more than a month after a devastating earthquake killed 80,000 people and left 4 million homeless....

Lighthouse will close for renovations

The Lighthouse of Wayne County is temporarily closing its safehouse for renovations. The shelter will be closed until June, co-director Mary Bolin said. Residents are being moved to other safehouses in neighboring counties, and furniture will be moved out next...

This dad's rooting for the Steelers

Bob Warren always thought his son, Greg, would find a job reflective of his childhood passion for math and science. But a professional athlete? "It never even crossed my mind," he said. This afternoon, Warren and his wife, Debra, are...

Allen re-appointed city's mayor pro tem

Last year when Mayor Al King broke his foot, someone had to run council meetings and represent Goldsboro as its mayor. Chuck Allen did the work. After all, it was his job. Goldsboro City Council appointed Allen to continue to...

Hill named managing editor at News-Argus

Dennis Hill has been named managing editor of the Goldsboro News-Argus. In his new capacity, Hill will be responsible for the day-to-day news operation at the News-Argus. He also will continue to contribute to the newspaper's redesign and news coverage...

Public records

Woman robbed A Goldsboro woman was assaulted and robbed before dawn today of three rings, according to a Goldsboro police report. Debra Sampson told police that a black man had grabbed her by the neck and forced her into her...

Faison appoints new town clerk

FAISON --The Faison Town Board appointed Michelle Lance town clerk Wednesday night. She replaces Christian Higgins, who left after two years with the town. The board will advertise for an assistant town clerk. In other business, the board voted unanimously...