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Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Memorial Day service

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michelle Barefield of Goldsboro, bows her head in prayer at a Memorial Day service Monday at Wayne Community College. Tech. Sgt. Barefield, who earned the Bronze Star while serving in Iraq, was the...

Goldsboro council eyes Paramount theater ownership

Officials at City Hall are pleased to see operating costs for the Paramount Theater in the 2007-08 fiscal year budget, but members of the Goldsboro City Council said it is still unclear how the facility will be managed. City Manager...

Wayne officials ready for hurricane season

With the June 1 start to the 2007 hurricane season fast approaching, one named storm already in the books and the experts predicting upwards of 17 more, Wayne County officials are preparing for an active summer and fall. "Basically for...

Remembering all heroes

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michelle Barefield didn't spend much time Monday talking about the bombs she defused while stationed in Iraq. And she hardly mentioned the fact that she received the Bronze Star for her actions. Instead, she used the...

O'Berry Center Foundation helps families find support and money they need

Rebecca Sorensen felt she was handling son Raimee's autism pretty well. For the first seven years of his life, while the family lived in Maryland, almost everything he needed was provided through assistance from the state, she said. "He was...

Business owners can register for SJAFB Purchase Cardholder Trade Show

Local business owners have two more weeks to register so they can participate in the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Purchase Cardholder Trade Show June 12. By registering through the federal government, local business owners can apply for military contracts...

Autopsy: Death was caused by overdose

The State Medical Examiner's Office in Chapel Hill has ruled a 26-year-old man who was found dead in March died from a methadone overdose. Cameron Timothy Robbins of 104 Crooked Creek Court was found dead March 11 in his bed...

Public record

Assaults reported *Edward Puga reported someone assaulted him with a wrench at his home in the 300 block of Mobile Circle, Dudley, knocking him unconscious Sunday. Puga, 21, was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital, where he was treated and released....

Car seat check set for Saturday

A car seat safety check is set for Saturday as part of the Born Learning Children's Festival, which will take place at Wayne County Public Library and in Herman Park from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wayne County Safe Kids...