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Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Judge Manning speaks at local rotary club

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber North Carolina Judge Howard Manning speaks to the rotary club and guests from the city, county and school board about education reforms at the Goldsboro Country Club Tuesday. For more information see Judge: Adults need to get...

Judge: Adults need to get out of way

The judge who will determine whether Goldsboro High School remains open said for an educational system to succeed, adults will have to get out of the way -- in the classroom, in the board room and in the community. Superior...

Fork urges clients to curb water use

Fork Township Water District officials are asking customers to cut back on the water they use. As drought conditions across the state increase, officials in more and more counties are urging people to conserve water. Johnston County already has implemented...

Officials: No click it, so they got 51 tickets

Some obeyed the law, but more than four dozen drivers met by Goldsboro police at six checkpoints and 16 random patrols failed to wear their seat belts during the first week of the Click It or Ticket campaign. Police posted...

Public outcry changes Duplin ambulance plans

Duplin County commissioners reconsidered a decision to reduce the number of ambulances in the county and agreed Tuesday to come up with $430,000 in additional funds for 2007-08 to keep the current level of emergency services. Commissioners had indicated a...

Arts Council will put sculptures up for sale with auction houses

Their aluminum eyes haven't kept watch over Ash Street in close to a decade. Instead, they stare up at a ceiling. Their steel feathers feel the rust -- not the wind stirring hundreds of feet above the ground. Two metal...

Torhunta Dustrict names Metzler scout executive

Wayne County native and Eagle Scout Mark Metzler has accepted the job of Torhunta District Boy Scout executive. "I feel very fortunate this job came open around about the time I was graduating, and it seemed like a natural fit,"...

TV station WHFL off air next week

Local Christian TV station WHFL will be off the air briefly next week for an equipment changeover and channel realignment. Terry Johnson, general manager at the station, said that programming may be interrupted between three and seven days. Currently at...

Public record

Assault David Dekarlo Sampson reported Tuesday he woke up in his bed in a house on West Grantham Street and found a man standing over him with a gun. He heard a gunshot and was not sure if he was...

Groups sought to help feed young Habitat volunteers

College youth groups are returning this summer from other states to work on a house for Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro and Wayne County. During the last two weeks of June, the local Habitat affiliate will host volunteers from Delaware...