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Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Call for action

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber The Rev. Dr. William Barber, right, talks with a group of speakers invited to Monday's city council meeting before they outlined their Stop the Funerals plan to council members. Barber said the plan is designed to reach...

Goldsboro City Council - No tax hike

Goldsboro City Council members made it official Monday: There will be no new taxes in 2007-08. The council approved its recommended $46.5 million fiscal year budget on the advice of Finance Director Richard Durham and City Manager Joe Huffman after...

Leaders emphasize need to continue anti-violence push

Sylvia Barnes remembers when Goldsboro residents could sit on their front porches in the evening -- a time before the gangs, curbside drug deals and drive-by shootings she says are now overwhelming the city. She and many others long to...

Duplin Commissioners approve budget, salary study

Voting unanimously Mon-day night, the Duplin County Board of Commissioners approved its $47.4 million budget for the upcoming 2007-08 fiscal year. The spending plan meets two of three goals laid out by the commissioners in December. It reduces the county's...

14 students help build city house for Habitat

It didn't take David Knight long to find out that putting a roof on a house was harder than it looked. But he and 13 other high school students from Dover, Del., still enjoyed their stay in the city over...

Slots still open for Camp Tuscarora

FOUR OAKS -- Summer camp has officially begun at Camp Tuscarora, but it's not too late to sign up. Boy Scout officials say there are several slots still open, especially for the younger boys. Tuscarora Boy Scout Council Executive Harold...

MOC professor named to national FBLA board

MOUNT OLIVE -- Sonya McCoy O'Brien has recently been elected to the National Board of Directors for FBLA-PBL, or Future Business Leaders of America -- Phi Beta Lambda. Assistant professor in the management and human resources department at Mount Olive...