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Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Memories shared

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Former Pfc. Jack Lucas, the youngest Marine ever to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, salutes his audience at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Monday. At 15 years old, after lying to get into the service...

Residents challenge access plan

It was standing room only in the large conference room at City Hall Monday, as dozens of residents turned out to voice their concerns over the U.S. 70 Access Management Study. Goldsboro City Councilman Chuck Allen opened the public hearing...

Youngest Marine Medal of Honor winner visits SJAFB

For Jack Lucas, diving on a live grenade to save his comrades from certain death at Iwo Jima was a defining moment in his life -- not the fact that he was only 15 years old when he did it....

Clinics still don't have flu vaccine for children

A delay in production and distribution of flu vaccines for young children has stalled some local pediatricians, who say they anticipate the shots will be available by next week. One manufacturer of flu shots for children ages 3 and under...

Two armed robberies hit county

Goldsboro and Wayne County lawmen captured two suspects within hours of armed robberies Sunday and Monday nights. A Virginia man faces charges for allegedly robbing a Holiday Inn Express hotel clerk at gunpoint late Sunday, making off with a fist...

Shelter's trustees examine operation

The safehouse has remained open, but the administrative offices of The Lighthouse of Wayne County Inc. have been closed since Oct. 13. They will re-open Monday at their East Walnut Street location. Cathy Best, a member of The Lighthouse Board...

Council approves site prurchase for new rec center

Despite funding questions that remain unanswered, Goldsboro City Council members continued to take steps toward reconstruction of the Wayne County Memorial Community Building at their meeting Monday. Last month, the city entered into Option Agreements to purchase property on the...

Public records

Accidents *David Eugene Quinn, 38, E. Holly Street, was injured during a crash on Daw Pate Road and Stoney Creek Church Road at 7:13 p.m. Oct. 16, when he ran off the road. Quinn was thrown from his motorcycle during...

Stuff-a-Stocking program under way

The Salvation Army "Stuff-a-Stocking" program is under way and the public is invited to participate in this year's Christmas event. More than 1,000 stockings are available to be stuffed with goodies for the holidays that will be distributed to needy...