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Thursday, May 18, 2006

Cancer Fight - Calling for more funding

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Mary Roberts, a one-year cancer survivor, signs the Wall of Hope at Southeastern Medical Oncology Center. The wall represents how far cancer research has come, and the opportunities that research has provided patients to live and have...

Lenoir will take look at LaRoque race

A public hearing on state Rep. Stephen LaRoque's primary election protest will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in the Lenoir County Board of Elections office in Kinston. LaRoque finished a handful of votes behind challenger Willie Ray Starling, of...

Children will have day at Relay

More than 300 Wayne County children will pack the track Saturday at the Relay for Life, conducting their own walk to find a cure for cancer. Kidswalk will be 9 to 10 a.m. at Wayne Community College. Children from birth...

Mount Olive likely to keep same tax rate

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive residents won't likely see an increase in their property tax rate in 2006-07. Assistant Town Manager Charles Brown said the proposed budget will look a lot like last year's, which came in at $4.3 million....

Texas hero still remembered

A slight breeze ripples a Texas flag above a grave at Willow Dale Cemetery, as it has for decades. Beneath the simple headstone lies the remains of a young Texan who came with his comrades to North Carolina to fight...

Second neighborhood will get chance to talk to city officials

City officials will once again ask local residents what they think as Goldsboro's neighborhood meetings schedule continues Tuesday. The event -- the second of the year -- will be held rain or shine at the W.A. Foster Center on Leslie...

Sanders named O'Berry Center Nurse of the Year

Nancy Sanders, an LPN in the nursing profession for 31 years, has been named O'Berry Center's first "Nurse of the Year." Ms. Sanders works the night shift in Cluster 5 and has been employed at O'Berry for 13 years. She...

Public records

Man wounded A 20-year-old man accidentally shot himself Wednesday night outside of his home in the 100 block of Lockside Drive near Dudley, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office reported. Renaldo Markel Frazier was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital, where he...

Goldsboro Fire Department answered 153 calls in April

Four structure fires that resulted in about $54,450 in damages were among the 153 fire and service calls that the Goldsboro Fire Department answered in April. Fire Chief Bobby Greenfield said a mobile home fire on April 2 at Lot...

More at Four applications accepted

The Partnership for Children of Wayne County is currently accepting applications for next year's More at Four program. More at Four is a free state-funded pre-kindergarten initiative designed to prepare eligible at-risk four year old children for success in school....