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Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Torhunta Distinguished Citizen Award

News-Argus/Bonnie Edwards Torhunta Distinguished Citizen Award recipient Harold Brashear and his wife, Jody, stand with his portrait, which was painted by local artist Zeno Spence. For more information see Scouts honor Brashear as Distinguished Citizen for 2006....

Company will get several incentives

AAR Manufacturing Inc., a division of AAR Corp., will begin operations soon in Goldsboro after about 10 months of corporate meetings, discussions and negotiations. Incentives to lure AAR into Wayne County included Lot 18 in ParkEast, the county's industrial and...

Profit-taking or market shift?

WASHINGTON -- President Bush this morning ordered a tempory halt to deposits to the nation's strategic petroleum reserve to make more oil available for consumer needs and relieve pressure on pump prices. Bush also announced steps to ease environmental standards...

Scouts honor Brashear as Distinguished Citizen for 2006

Boy Scout supporters roasted Goldsboro accountant Harold Brashear on Monday night and honored him as the recipient of the Distinguished Citizen Award given by the Torhunta District of the Tuscarora Council. The award is given annually to a longtime supporter...

Duplin will eye funds available for budget

KENANSVILLE -- Outgoing Duplin County Manager Fred Eldridge presented a balanced budget to the county Board of Commissioners earlier this month, but he did so with some trepidation. Eldridge told the commissioners that he had prepared a proposed budget based...

Program to match boys with mentors

Eugene Hines grew up in Wilson, the only male in a six-female household. Since he lacked a father figure, his grandmother steered him to the Boys Club even before he was old enough to join. "I was 6 years old,...

It's just about time for pickles in Mount Olive

The 20th annual North Carolina Pickle Festival will be held this weekend in downtown Mount Olive. Events start Thursday at 1 p.m., with the Pickle Festival Golf Classic teeing off at the Southern Wayne Country Club. On Friday, from 10...

Public records

Couple charged after store robbery A couple was arrested Monday in connection with a convenience store robbery. A clerk at The Pantry at 2007 Wayne Memorial Drive told Goldsboro police that a man entered the store at about 2:40 a.m.,...

Freda Jones People's Choice winner in Mrs. N.C. Pageant

A Goldsboro woman was the People's Choice winner at the Mrs. North Carolina Pageant held Saturday at Gaston College. Freda Jones said learning she had been chosen for the award, which was decided upon by the contestants themselves, along with...