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Friday, March 17, 2006

Winning design

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit The Fremont STARS kindergarten class designed this cancellation stamp to help promote Fremont's annual Daffodil Festival. The stamp will be used starting March 25. For more information see Fremont Stars designs prize-winning cancellation mark....

Both sides rest in case concerning annexation

A decision on whether the city of Goldsboro can annex an area along Salem Church and Buck Swamp roads won't be known for several months following the end of a court case challenging the city's plans. Testimony ended Thursday in...

Renovation of old City Hall to begin in summer

As construction crews and city officials close in on the grand opening of Goldsboro's new City Hall, their focus is shifting slightly toward the next project -- renovation of the current City Hall building. The second portion of the three-phase...

Red Cross needs blood, especially O negative

The Wayne County chapter of the American Red Cross is appealing to people with type O negative blood to donate. Supplies of type O blood are at critically low levels across the nation, Red Cross officials say. Wayne Blood Services...

Seymour Johnson personnel not involved in Operation Swarmer

Air Force personnel were patrolling the skies over Iraq on Thursday, but did not see any action during Operation Swarmer. While the offensive utilized more than 1,500 U.S. military personnel, officials at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base said there was...

Fremont Stars designs prize-winning cancellation mark

Fremont STARS Elementary School unveiled its winning artwork chosen for a commemorative cancellation stamp this week that will be used the local post office. The Fremont Post Office had announced the art contest in the fall. School students were encouraged...

Schools' top official a finalist for award

Dr. Steven Taylor, superintendent of Wayne County Public Schools, has been named a finalist for the 2006 North Carolina Association of Educators' Superinten-dent of the Year award. He will be among those honored at the NCAE state banquet in Winston-Salem...

Suspect's bond doubled

The secured bond for the man accused of shooting a Goldsboro police supervisor was increased Thursday by a judge from $500,000 to $1 million. Bobby Lee Rawlings, 58, of 1200 E. Elm St. was charged by the State Bureau of...

Public records

Clerk, customer are shot at store A teenage clerk and a customer at a convenience store were shot Thursday night, according to a Goldsboro police report. The clerk, Basem Allan, 16, and the customer, Antron Hines, 21, both of Goldsboro,...