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Monday, February 27, 2006

Remembering those who contributed

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Maekyah Conley holds a poster with the letter "B" and a drawing of a baby carriage, representing improvements made to the baby carriage and patented by African-American inventor William H. Richardson. The performance was part of Black...

Thefts up, violence down in city

Crime rose by 4 percent in 2005 in Goldsboro. Police Chief Tim Bell attributed much of the increase to the economy, including soaring gas prices. Most violent crime declined last year, he said. The overall increase resulted from more armed...

Man, 19, dies after Sunday shooting

A 19-year-old Mount Olive man was shot Sunday night in the 600 block of Wilmington Avenue, Goldsboro police reported. The victim was identified as Octavius Manley of 100 Royall Ave. Manley was found lying unresponsive in the street at about...

Stories of everyday heroes part of Black History Month

My parents were former slaves and I was the youngest of 17 children. In 1904, I founded the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Negro Girls, a college name that later changed to include my name. This college was unique...

Heath files for re-election to district court

District Court Judge Beth Heath of Kinston has filed for re-election for her seat in the 8th Judicial District that includes Wayne, Lenoir and Greene counties. Her filing Friday was one of two in Wayne and Duplin counties as the...

Public records

Drug charges Three men were arrested Sunday by Goldsboro police and charged with felony drug offenses. *Lamont Tyrone Conaway, 52, of Crawford Street was charged with possession of cocaine and two misdemeanors, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a...

Clarification

A story in Friday's News-Argus incorrectly said Timothy Paul Harvey, 39, of Laurel Street, was jailed without bond after being charged with assault on a female, stalking, larceny and injury to real propety. His bond was set at $250....

Red Cross bloodmobile schedule for March

The following is the March bloodmobile schedule for the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross: *March 10, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Rosewood High School. *March 14, from 2 to 6:30 p.m. at the Red Cross...