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Monday, February 13, 2006

Preparing for the big day

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Mary Lou Weagley arranges a flower order for Valentine's Day at Van Roekel Florist and Gift Shop Inc. in Goldsboro Friday. For more information see Color chart helps make right choice for Valentine's Day....

Counties consider plans for highway

A corridor agreement among the counties through which U.S. 70 runs could become a reality soon, Wayne officials said. The agreement would help expedite improvements to the heavily traveled highway, planners say, by allowing local governments to present a united...

Color chart helps make right choice for Valentine's Day

When it's love, go red. Darrell Scott said he learned the hard way that when it comes to Valentine's Day flowers, color matters. "I bought my girlfriend a bunch of yellow roses last year," he said. "The next day, I...

Red Cross chapter will auction sports memorabilia in March

A Willie Mays autographed baseball, a hat signed by golf enthusiast Tom Watson and a photograph with Richard Petty's signature on it -- these will be among the many items at the third annual Sports Memorabilia Auction. The auction, a...

Wayne County Public Schools releases calendar for next academic year

The 2006-07 calendar for Wayne County Public Schools has been approved, with students' first day slated for Friday, Aug. 25, and the next school year to conclude Thursday, June 7. Two years ago, the N.C. General Assembly changed legislation for...

Opinion - Standing room only

We left home an hour early, my wife, Gloria, and I. There would be a considerable turnout for the 7 p.m. funeral services for my longtime friend, Mayron Pope. But this would give us ample time. How utterly wrong we...

Plans in place for memorial to servicemen

PIKEVILLE -- Dennis Lewis wants the veterans who fought for his country to be recognized properly, and for five years he has worked to build a memorial to honor their sacrifices. This year, that effort will come to fruition. "We...

Public records

Goldsboro home damaged in fire; railroad ties burn A home at 1701 Ball St. and a large number of railroad ties at Dewey Development Co. at 705 S. George St. were damaged heavily in Friday fires. No injuries were reported....

Car seat inspection

Safe Kids Wayne County and the Partnership for Children of Wayne County will sponsor free child passenger safety seat inspections as part of the Child Passenger Safety Week. The event, which will be held rain or shine, is free. The...