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Monday, May 22, 2006

Remembering Soldiers - Confederate Memorial Day

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Members of the 1st North Carolina Volunteers stand at attention as wreaths were placed during the Confederate Memorial Day service Sunday. For more information see Sunday ceremony honors those who gave all....

Sunday ceremony honors those who gave all

Southern soldiers buried at Willow Dale Cemetery were not traitors to their country but men doing their duty by their families and homeland, speakers at Confederate Memorial Day Service said Sunday. About 100 people attended the annual event, held at...

Kerr legislation proposes millions for Cherry

Legislation introduced Thursday could result in Cherry Hospital being one of two psychiatric hospitals in the state to get new facilities. North Carolina Sen. John Kerr III, D-District 5, introduced the legislation at the General Assembly. The bill would provide...

Historic Fire Station sold; renovation set

Before the days when the historic Goldsboro Fire Station sat vacant and dilapidated, it had been a home to local firefighters, then a sales space, and finally, an apartment. But for the past five years, only birds and random wildlife...

Pikeville might see higher water bills

PIKEVILLE -- Residents might not see higher property taxes in Pikeville next year, but their water and sewer bills could show an increase, town officials are saying. The proposed increases are mostly due to the operation of the town's new...

Public records

Inmate hospitalized after trying to hang himself A Wayne County Jail inmate was hospitalized today after being found Saturday dangling from a towel in a single cell, Sheriff Carey Winders said. Durwood Nash Webb, 45, of Saxton Street was found...

Old Timey Days set for June 10

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Seven Springs will celebrate its sixth Old Timey Days festival June 10. Main Street will be closed from N.C. Highway 55 to Rockford Road from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the celebration. Produced by the Seven...