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Friday, February 17, 2006

Learning a new kind of beat

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Ayinde Hurrey, left, sings along with Christopher Fennel during a workshop on African dance and drumming held by Hurrey at School Street School on Thursday. He taught students about the languages of West Africa and allowed them...

City eyes funding priorities

NEW BERN -- Members of the Goldsboro City Council discussed the city's future Thursday at their annual retreat at the Sheraton hotel. All city departments were represented at the meeting, with department managers presenting plans for the next 10 years....

Health board seeks funding for blood tests

The Board of Health voted Wednesday to request county commissioners continue funding a program designed to deter refusal of breathalyzer tests. Health Director James Roosen said there are about two months' worth of funds remaining from a blood alcohol grant...

Students inspire staff with courage

A 7-year-old child struggling to acquire academic, social and self-help skills in spite of an autism disorder. An academically gifted fifth-grader whose life was turned upside down when her mother died last year. An eighth-grader who battled back from cancer,...

Taco Bell moving one site over

The game of musical chairs continues on Ash Street as Taco Bell will soon move next door, to the former Subway site. The new Taco Bell could eventually share a space with another restaurant, an official said. Previously, Krispy Kreme...

Auditions for pizza commercial continue

Pizza Inn will continue auditions for a national commercial today from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at its restaurant at 3009 E. Ash Street. The company is shooting four 60-second spots in Goldsboro and Rocky Mount....

Public records

7 injured in school bus accident Seven children on a Wayne County school bus and another person were injured Monday in a two-vehicle collision at N.C. 111 and Gertrude Grady Road, the Highway Patrol reported. The school bus driver, Ezetta...

Rep. Pate files for re-election

Republican Louis Pate Jr. filed for re-election for his North Carolina House of Representatives District 11 seat , making him the only candidate to file for office in Wayne and Duplin counties Thursday. The offices up for election later this...

Duplin Expo March 3-4

KENANSVILLE -- Today is the deadline to sign up for a booth rental at the 4th Annual Duplin Expo. The Expo will be held March 3 and 4 at the Duplin Events Center in Kenansville. Hours will be from 6...

Duplin industry appreciation event Tuesday

KENANSVILLE -- The 2005 Industrialist of the Year will be announced during Duplin's 19th annual Industry Appreciation Day Luncheon on Tuesday at the Country Squire restaurant. Lunch begins at noon. The speaker will be James Chestnutt, president of National Spinning...