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Monday, December 11, 2006

Santa's Little Helpers

News-Argus/Greg Sousa COOKIE-MAKING: Reese Verhaeghe, 19 months, makes a Christmas cookie with the help of her mom, Michelle, at the fifth annual Goldsboro Junior WomanÍs Club SantaÍs Workshop fundraiser. The event, which was held at the Good Shepherd Lutheran...

Ex-sheriff's deputy pleads to lesser charge

BENSON -- A former sheriff's deputy who totaled his patrol car and was later found to be under the influence of alcohol five hours after leaving a friend's house in Princeton won't see any jail time, a judge decided...

Alvin Ward named new Goldsboro fire chief

Once the application process, interviews and second visits were in the books, only the final decision on a new Goldsboro Fire Department chief was left to be made. This morning, City Manager Joe Huffman announced he has hired Kinston native...

Blood supply is facing shortage

Local Red Cross officials are sending out an SOS for blood as the annual holiday drought of donors has left supplies low here at home and nationwide. The nation's blood supply is dwindling. Four types -- O negative, O positive,...

New high school gets grant, will add ninth grade in 2007

The Wayne Early/Middle College High School is up and running, with a $285,000 grant recently received and another grade being added in the fall, officials said. The school, established in August 2006 on the campus of Wayne Community College, started...

Butterfield chosen as deputy whip

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, who represents much of eastern North Carolina, has been picked as one of nine chief deputy whips in the new Democrat-controlled 110th Congress. "G.K. is an extremely energetic and organized person who is well-liked by...

Goldsboro native could get shot as MTV2 star

Jeannetta Craigwell-Graham has come a long way since her days acting in "The Boyfriend" as a member of Stagestruck. And with the help of her friends and neighbors in Wayne County, she could go even further. The 22-year-old Eastern Wayne...

Health Department to address health disparities among races

There is a big difference between the level of health care available to minorities and whites, health officials say, and the Wayne County Health Department has grant funding available for agencies willing to help solve the problem. The Health Department...

Public records

Accident Kelvin James Jr., the driver of a moped, was injured when his vehicle was involved in an accident with a Chevrolet pickup driven by James Walter Creek on Thursday morning on S. Slocumb Street near Walnut Street. James, 17,...

Free hearing aid to be given away

The Avada Hearing Care Center in Goldsboro is inviting Wayne County residents to submit the names of people in the area who are in need of a hearing aid but unable to afford one. The "Gift of Better Hearing" project...