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Monday, February 20, 2006

Spilled fuel led to blaze

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Fuel spilled from a motorcycle was ignited by a propane heater about midnight Sunday, setting off a fire that heavily damaged a house at 302 Wood St. William Coley told Goldsboro Fire Department officials that he had...

Grantham: It's time for a plan

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in a four-part series examining the debate over funding for Wayne County school facilities improvement. In addition to Superintendent Dr. Steven Taylor's answers Sunday and today's responses from School Board Chairman John Grantham, County...

Wayne County commissioners meet Tuesday

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. in their board room on the fourth floor of the county courthouse following a briefing session at 8. The commissioners will consider approving a contract with Nunn, Brashear and...

Program gives parents tips on early learning

The Partnership for Children of Wayne County is confident that a grant from the United Way and a media blitz this spring will inspire parents to create teachable moments with their children. The Born Learning campaign is a nationwide effort...

Court offers chance to rebuild families

A first-phase graduate of the new Wayne County Family Drug Treatment Court paid tribute to the intensive program that she says has helped her put her life back together. "If it weren't for this program, I wouldn't be here today,"...

Forum eyes minority health care issues

The best way to eliminate health disparities among minorities is through outreach and non-traditional care, says a state activist who has made equality his mission for 24 years. Ashley Rozier, director of the Cape Fear Regional Bureau for Community Action...

Public records

Two struck by SUV Two people pushing a car that was out of gas were struck by a hit-and-run vehicle Sunday on East Ash Street, Goldsboro police reported. Patrick Coleman, 18, of Neal Street and Kendall Dawson, 19, of Raleigh...