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Sunday, June 10, 2007

Goldsboro High School graduation

Makita Brown craned her neck in the crowd Friday to catch a glimpse of her daughter, Karissa, as the 105 seniors took their places at the start of the Goldsboro High School graduation ceremony. "There she is," Ms. Brown of...

Eastern Wayne High School graduation

By PHYLLIS MOORE News-Argus Staff Writer Gary Price and his wife, Shirley, of Goldsboro carried a large star-shaped helium balloon as they made their way through the crowd to find a seat in Warrior football stadium Friday night. The couple...

Charles B. Aycock High School graduation

By KENNETH FINE News-Argus Staff Writer Brittani Schultze was excited. The blue- and gold-clad 18-year-old had been waiting all week for this moment. So before she and 295 other Charles B.Aycock seniors made their final appearance on the football field...

Southern Wayne High School

With tears streaming down his face, Southern Wayne High School senior Brian Newsome accepted the award for 13 years of perfect attendance at his school's annual commencement ceremony Friday. Brian said the award was the realization of a goal he...

Rosewood High School graduation

Newly graduated Chandra Meadows is ready to take on the world. Sh, along with the other 116 members of the Rosewood High School Class of 2007, received their diplomas during graduation ceremonies -- the culmination of their high school careers....

Spring Creek graduation

After Spring Creek High School's graduating seniors received their diplomas and turned their tassels Saturday morning, members of the Class of 2007 took their first steps into the next stages of their lives. But they weren't alone. Hundreds of family...

Sheriff concerned about covering city annexed property

Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders is worried he won't have enough deputies or the money to pay them to be everywhere they need to be if he has to keep an eye on some of what are technically the...

WCC golf tournament this week

Wayne Community College will host its 15th annual benefit golf tournament this week, with outgoing President Ed Wilson as featured speaker at the opening dinner. It is also the 15th year of the presidency for Wilson, who retires June 30....

City names new director for parks and recreation

After months of reading through applications, conducting interviews and discussing potential hires, Goldsboro officials have secured a replacement for outgoing Recreation and Parks director Neil Bartlett. Sonya Shaw, current community celebration arts and cultural programs supervisor for the city of...

Wayne Special Olympians do well at Raleigh Games

From staff reports Special Olympics athletes from Wayne County participated in the 2007 state's summer games in Raleigh June 1-3, coming home with 56 medals and 16 ribbons. More than 1,300 athletes from around the state competed in six different...

Shooting suspect stil on the run

The second and final suspect sought in the fatal shooting of a Fayetteville man Tuesday on Olivia Lane is still on the run. Deon Jerrill Mclean, 22, of Walnut Street, and his brother, Everette "Little E" Mclean, 26, of Elm...

Public Record

Armed robbery At about 1 a.m. Saturday, three men used guns to rob three people as they were trying to leave a parking lot on the 1900 block of North William Street. Jennifer Ureka, Dennis Simerly and Kevin Kenny told...

Ole Timey Days draws crowd to Seven Springs

SEVEN SPRINGS -- As the sun shone on the Neuse River Saturday afternoon, Union and Confederate troops positioned themselves for the ensuing fight. Once the cannons blared, the Battle of Whitehall began. Fire from the eight cannons surrounding the river...

Brain injury led woman to painting

Rudine Aycock had never been an artist. In fact, in high school, when her teachers asked for someone to help with bulletin boards, she would sink down and hide, hoping not to be picked. Nine years later, after a bicycle...