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Friday, June 16, 2006

Local Powerball winners

News-Argus/Bonnie Edwards None of the eight $600,000 Powerball winners said they plan to quit their day job. For Anthony McCallister, left, and Allen Walters, today is just another day at S&W Ready Mix. "We're not millionaires. We're thousand-aires," said...

Suspect robs city store at gunpoint

Goldsboro police are looking for the armed robber who stole an undetermined amount of money from the Berkeley Boulevard Kmart store Thursday evening. Maj. Mike Hopper said a black man wearing a black shirt, black pants, a camouflage jacket and...

A $600,000 ticket

Eight concrete truck drivers won $600,000 in the Wednesday Powerball drawing. But they were only three digits -- and one Powerball -- away from nearly $86 million. So, this morning, the eight employees at S&W Ready Mix were back at...

Property owners can get mosquito control tips

Wayne County doesn't spray for mosquitoes, but officials say there are ways residents can stop the large numbers of pests that could come as a result of the week's heavy rains. After Wednesday's storms throughout Wayne County, local residents can...

Stoney Creek Park group continues discussions

Stoney Creek Park Development Committee members met Thursday, to continue discussions involving the possibility of requesting that City Council members establish the Stoney Creek Park Alliance. City Manager Joe Huffman said the committee adopted a set of by-laws at their...

Public record

Murder suspect in custody Sampson County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested a man Thursday and charged him with murder in the shooting death of another man on Wednesday afternoon on Scotty Lane near Garland. Samuel Gutierrez Castro, also known as Ramon...

Goldsboro Fire Department responded to 139 calls in May

Three building fires and two vehicle fires were among the 139 calls that the Goldsboro Fire Department answered in May. Two building fires and one vehicle fire were referred to police for a further investigation because of their suspicious nature,...

Volunteers sought for state mental health panel

RALEIGH - Community members with connections to mental health services are being sought to join a state panel working to improve policies and services. The State Consumer Family Advisory Committee for Mental Health, Developmental Disability and Substance Abuse issues is...

Mental health forums planned

Eastpointe Human Services is sponsoring a series of public forums on mental health reform. Forums will be held at these locations on Monday and Thursday. *Duplin: 9-11 a.m. Monday at the Kenansville Elementary School cafeteria. *Lenoir: 2-4 p.m. Monday at...

Chevrolet manager honored by Rosewood FFA

Rosewood High School's Future Farmers of America chapter recently awarded its highest honor, the Honorary FFA Chapter Degree, to Brad Stallard, the business manager at Chevrolet-Cadillac of Goldsboro. Local FFA chapters annually have the opportunity to recognize community members who...

Festival celebrates blueberries

BURGAW -- The 3rd Annual North Carolina Blueberry Festival will be held Saturday, June 24, in downtown Burgaw. The event celebrates the state's largest fruit crop and will feature arts and crafts vendors, musical acts, a car show, road run...

Vacation Bible Schools

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN Vacation Bible School will be held June 26-30 for children ages 3 through 5th grade at the First Presbyterian Church. Sessions will be held from 8:50 a.m. until noon. The children will "go around the world in five...