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Tuesday, November 7, 2006

Election day

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber A voter casts his ballot this morning at the polling place at W.A.G.E.S. on Royall Avenue in Goldsboro. For more information see Off to the polls....

Group shares opinions on schools

Spending more money on the schools the county has rather than building new ones topped a list of suggestions brought by a community watchdog group to the county board of education Monday night. The Advocates of Goldsboro and Wayne County,...

Off to the polls

As voters pulled into the Greenleaf Christian Church this morning, a blue T-shirt-clad Carey Winders support group cheered them on from the parking lot. “Vote Winders,” they yelled, as each resident walked into the building to cast their vote....

Two shot outside John Street business

An unknown assailant opened fire on two men during an argument in the parking lot of a Goldsboro business Monday evening. Jamie Ramon Carroll, 27, of Dorsey Street, and Randy John Suber, 26, Hamilton Drive, were taken to Wayne Memorial...

Council might use HUD funds for project

With their attention still focused on potential funding sources for the Paramount Theater and Community Building reconstruction projects, Goldsboro City Council got some good news Monday -- Community Development Block Grant money can be used for some costs associated with...

Alliance seeking input on park plan

Plans for a revamped Stoney Creek Park have been discussed for months now and an alliance has been formed. Now, its board members say it is time to let the public chime in -- again. The Stoney Creek Park Alliance...

Duplin commissioners hand over more money

With a savings account well above expectations, the Duplin County Board of Commissioners was feeling generous again Monday morning as it doled out almost $2 million in extra funding to the county Sheriff's Department, the county school system and James...

Residents could get help with sewer hook-up bills

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Town Board is trying to help residents pay for hook-ups to its new sewer system. The Town Board authorized Mayor Ruff Huggins to sign an application for a grant that could provide up to...

Public records

Robbery foiled A store clerk foiled an armed robbery attempt at H&A Quick Mart on Central Heights Road Friday night. Three suspects entered the store. One of the robbers aimed a shotgun at the 69-year-old clerk and demanded money. Without...