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Wednesday, August 23, 2006

First impression

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Tenth-grade student Christina Ponce, 16, talks to Betty Grantham, Spring Creek High School's teen living and home economics teacher, during the school's open house Tuesday. Schools around the county are having their meet-and-greet events for students, parents...

Neighbors share their concerns

On the streets near Harris Street and Bunche Drive, delinquent children often roam the streets at night, neighbors say -- cursing, making threats and breaking into cars. Goldsboro Mayor Al King, City Council members and other officials listened to the...

Early voting begins Thursday in District 10 race

One-stop early voting begins Thursday in the race to decide the Republican candidate for the District 10 seat in the state House. Although the new primary isn't until Sept. 12, eligible voters can choose between incumbent Rep. Stephen LaRoque and...

Shell casings found at scene

Shell casings found at the scene of a double murder Monday night on Olivia Lane could help lead investigators to the culprit or culprits, Goldsboro police said today. The investigation into the deaths of James Lee Croom and Trasond Javoy...

Students, parents 'meet the teachers'

Back to school open house. For some it is a social event, for others a mission to locate classes, meet teachers and obtain supply lists. But Tuesday night at area middle and high schools, it was the place to be....

Lighthouse reopening its shelter

After almost six months of repairs and renovations, Wayne County's battered women's shelter is expected to reopen next week. The safehouse, operated by the Lighthouse of Wayne County, closed in mid-February and was supposed to reopen the beginning of July....

Captain helps build 'bridges'

MANAS AIR FORCE BASE, KYRGYZSTAN -- An Air Force captain from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is not only helping build one of America's new breed of air fields around the world but is also constructing friendships with a people...

Mount Olive inspection fees increased

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive town board increased inspection fees for building and fire inspections Monday during a special callled meeting at Town Hall. Town Manager Charles Brown said Mount Olive was behind the times in the inspection fees....

Public records

Investigations The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is investigating these reports: *Jerry David Stroud of N.C. 55 East, Seven Springs, told investigators Tuesday night that somebody broke into a barn at his home and stole a $425 Remington 870 Express Super...