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Monday, February 6, 2006

Morning crash

News-Argus/Bobby Williams A Pikeville resident was treated for injuries this morning after her car was involved in an accident with a vehicle near the corner of Stoney Creek Church Road and N.C. 111 north, Highway Patrol Trooper Mike Conley...

City issued $86 million in permits

Construction in Goldsboro boomed in 2005, according to officials with the city Inspections Department. City inspectors issued more than $86 million in permits for commercial and residential building, said Chief Building Inspector Ed Cianfarra. "It's just getting busier and busier....

3 fatalities reported in Duplin over the weekend

Weekend accidents claimed the lives of three Duplin County residents. Two people were killed in single-car accidents Sunday, and a pedestrian was killed late Saturday when he stepped into the path of a vehicle. Santos Morales, 21, of Wells Trailer...

Wal-Mart officials visiting Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- Engineers for Wal-Mart were expected to be in Mount Olive this afternoon to talk with town officials about water and sewer needs for a possible store. Town Manager Ray McDonald said this morning that Wal-Mart officials would...

Miles to go before he got his diploma

MOUNT OLIVE -- Recent Mount Olive College graduate Wayne Oliver demonstrated what it means to go the extra mile to get a good college education. He accumulated enough frequent flyer miles to become a medallion member on two separate airlines,...

OPINION - Intriguing news

Some recent news items raise intriguing questions. Veteran N.C. House Speaker Jim Black has been rawhided repeatedly by some of the state's newspapers. He's also involved in investigations of campaign contributions with implied suggestions that he might have been unduly...

Making dresses new again

While shopping for this year's prom dress, 17-year-old Jamie Mills said she realized she had several at home she couldn't use. And what about those girls who might dream about going to the prom, but couldn't afford the expense, she...

Public records

Robberies An elderly woman and two men were robbed in unrelated weekend holdups, according to Goldsboro police reports. *The woman told officers that she had gone outside to move her car and a knife-wielding black man forced her into her...