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Monday, May 21, 2007

Torch heads for Raleigh

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Ryan Hood, 26, leads a contingent of law enforcement officers in the Torch Run for the Special Olympics this morning. Runners representing the Goldsboro Police Department, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Security Force, Neuse Correctional Institute and...

Keeping up with gas price coaster

With gas prices jumping to $3.26 at some stations around town Friday, the drop back to $3.18 at others on Monday did little to ease the sucking sensation in people's pockets as they stood filling their pumps, watching their hard-earned...

School numbers an issue for facilities

As the Wayne County Board of Commissioners and the Board of Education prepare for their meeting Tuesday to hash out the county's school facility needs and the school system's 2007-08 local operating budget, several questions were raised at a recent...

O'Berry invites retirees for visit

Past and present staff and clients of O'Berry Center will begin celebrating the center's 50th anniversary this week, with a full day of activities planned Wednesday, said Dr. Frank Farrell, O'Berry director. The day will be a combination of fun,...

Benefit raises $10,000 for PHS teen

PRINCETON -- A spaghetti dinner Saturday raised more than $10,000 to help send a Princeton teenager out of state for brain surgery. Community response to the benefit dinner and silent auction held at Princeton United Methodist was "awesome," said Neva...

Camp taking applications for summer

Wings, a weekend camp for children who have lost loved ones through death, is being sponsored again this summer by Home Health and Hospice, Inc., or 3HC. The camp is open to children ages 8-15 living throughout eastern North Carolina....

Volunteers raise enough money to send 50 to Girl Scout camp

Volunteers have raised enough money to send more than 50 girls to summer camp this year. Coastal Carolina Girl Scout Council officials reported Friday that $12,000 was donated before and during a luncheon held May 9 at the Goldsboro Country...

Public record

Investigations The Goldsboro Police Department is investigating these reports: *A black man who appeared to be in his 30s robbed The Pantry at 1601 E. Ash St. early Sunday. The clerk said the man came into the store with his...