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Friday, August 25, 2006

Practicing how to honor heroes

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Members of the 4th Fighter Wing Honor Guard perform a mock active-duty funeral at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Wednesday. The ceremony represented the culmination of a 10-day training session hosted by officials from the U.S. Air...

Former Wayne coach found guilty

KINSTON -- The basketball coach who led Goldsboro High School to its only state championship was found guilty of sexual assault on two female students and sentenced to six to eight months in prison. Charlie Stevens' sentence was suspended by...

City officer: Parents can spot gang signs

There are signs of gang activity across Wayne County, a local law enforcement official told a group of county foster parents Thursday. Whether those gangs take hold in this community -- and if children will become their victims -- is...

Summer vacations fade away for thousands of children

Early morning alarms signaled the end of summer for school children in Wayne County Public Schools today. Big yellow buses navigated the city and county roads, picking up youths armed with backpacks and sharpened pencils as they prepare for another...

Lighthouse opens new thrift store

The Lighthouse of Wayne County will once again venture into the thrift store business. Seconds Please will replace the group's old thrift store, the Beacon of Hope, which had been located on West Walnut Street. That store was opened Nov....

No hiring freeze in Duplin County

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin Board of Commissioners soundly defeated a proposed county hiring freeze Monday. At the commissioners' meeting earlier this week, Commissioner David Fussell called for a vote on halting all hiring of new county employees except for jobs...

Kitty Askins plans benefit tournament

A golf tournament to raise funds for the Kitty Askins Hospice Center expansion is being held next month, 3HC officials announced this week. The Kitty Askins Hospice Center golf tournament is planned for Thursday, Sept. 21, at Walnut Creek Country...

North Drive School Parent Resource Center opens

North Drive Elementary School hopes its new Parent Resource Center will support parents and allow them to get more involved in their child's education. The school opened the resource center on Wednesday, just in time for the start of the...

Mount Olive College Web site redesigned

The website for Mount Olive College has been redesigned to show ways the institution is transforming to meet the needs of its students. Located at www.moc.edu, changes were engineered by the school's webmaster Khiao Phonchanh following a yearlong review by...

WCC student business group seminar September 13

Wayne Community College's Gamma Chi chapter of the Phi Beta Lambda business education student organization and the college's information systems faculty will provide a free seminar on effective leadership on Wednesday, Sept. 13. The presenter will be local author, professor...

Public records

Dog foils break-in A Goldsboro man told police Thursday that someone tried to break into his residence but was scared off by his dog. John Marti of Pineview Avenue said an unknown person kicked his front door in and attempted...

Duplin student wins ECU award

GREENVILLE -- The 2006 W. Keats Sparrow English Award recipients were announced Tuesday by East Carolina University officials. The award is sponsored by the Friends of Joyner Library and is named in honor of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow, professor of...