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Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Be my Valentine

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Dawson Overton, 5, gives a Valentine's flower to his kindergarten teacher, Jannah Pate, this morning at North Duplin Elementary. Dawson is the son of Phoebe and Caleb Overton of Mount Olive....

First filings in for primary

The filing period opened in Wayne and Duplin counties Monday with a flurry of activity as candidates for a number of offices put their names into contention. Three candidates filed for Wayne County Clerk of Court: Democrats Pam Minshew and...

City Council to mull issues at annual retreat

Goldsboro City Council is hitting the road Wednesday for its annual retreat in New Bern. The event, which will be held at the Sheraton hotel through Friday, is an opportunity for councilmen and the mayor to pool ideas pertaining to...

Wayne lost first soldier in Vietnam 40 years ago today

Forty years ago today, the war in Vietnam came home to Wayne County. Wayne lost its first soldier on Valentine's Day 1966, when a sandy-haired, blue-eyed Goldsboro farm boy died only a month into his tour of duty. Donald Daniels...

Professor discusses historic Nazi trials

As the clock inched towards 7 p.m., the lights still hadn't been turned on in Courtroom One. A long line wrapped around the top floor of Wayne County Courthouse as eager learners filed into the room and took their seats...

Second-graders donate supplies to Paraguayan students

Some Rosewood Elementary students are thinking outside the lunchbox. A group of second-graders at the school are studying South America this month and donating school supplies for Paraguayan students. And they have even arranged for personal delivery. On Friday, the...

Mount Olive could hire assistant town manager Wednesday

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Town Board will meet in executive session Wednesday morning, prior to a work session, to discuss personnel. The town is looking for a new assistant town manager to eventually replace retiring Town Manager Ray...

Public records

Worker slashed; man is charged in murder attempt A woman employee at a mental health facility in Goldsboro was slashed Monday morning on the neck and hand by man wielding a razor. A man whom she knew was arrested later...

3HC to hold benefit February 23

Home Health and Hospice Care, Inc. will hold its fourth annual reverse drawing and silent and live auctions on Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Walnut Creek Country Club. Grand prize is $10,000. All proceeds benefit the Kitty Askins Hospice Center...

Farm programs meeting February 24

The Wayne County Farm Service Agency will hold a Farm Programs Update meeting on Friday, Feb. 24 at the Wayne Center. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. Farmers are asked to call Farm Service Agency by Feb. 22 if...

Goldsboro firefighters answered 171 emergency calls in January

Three structure fires and a car fire in January resulted in more than $110,000 in damages, Goldsboro Fire Chief Bobby Greenfield said. The four fires were among the 171 calls that the Goldsboro Fire Department answered during the month. A...