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Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Getting ready for the fourth

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Bryan Stewart, left, Aaron Wills, Rob Loreman and Robert Jones, all members of the Goldsboro Fire Department B-Shift at Station Two on Royall Avenue, place flags on a ladder truck in preparation for Independence Day....

A soldier's memories, service ... and the flag

Bob Stone closes his eyes and reaches into his 72-year-old memory. It isn't so easy for the Vietnam veteran to focus anymore -- let alone back 41 years. He stumbles across memories of the family farm in Person County --...

Flags will be waving

Independence Day. It's not just about fireworks, getting a day off from work or toiling over a hot barbecue grill. It's about celebrating the day America won its freedom from British rule more than two centuries ago. But, more importantly,...

Fireworks Wednesday night

Fireworks will sparkle this year in Goldsboro. A patriotic display is scheduled for 9 p.m. Wednesday, and will be shot off from the parking lot at Berkeley Mall in Goldsboro. Mall manager Linda Priestly said the public is welcome to...

Wayne School Board starts work on tobacco-free policy

With a bill likely heading this week to Gov. Mike Easley's desk to mandate that all of North Carolina's schools be tobacco-free, the Wayne County Board of Education got a head start Monday evening, directing its staff to move forward...

Photo exhibit of Vietnam War at Greene museum

SNOW HILL -- A traveling exhibit of photographs of the Vietnam War, submitted by North Carolina veterans, will be on display at the Greene County Museum, beginning July 4 and running through Aug. 18. "A Thousand Words: Photographs by Vietnam...

History speaker Thursday in Seven Springs

Joanne Taylor, a native of England and an adjunct instructor in history at Mount Olive College, will speak to Goldsboro's Sons of Confederate Veterans at 7 p.m. Thursday at Seven Springs Restaurant. Ms. Taylor will offer a British view of...

The News-Argus announces schedule for holiday

In keeping with the paper’s tradition, The News-Argus will not publish on Wednesday in honor of Independence Day. The newspaper offices also will be closed. Regular submission deadlines for all items, including weddings, engagements and church news will still...

Correction

A story in Friday's edition of The News-Argus incorrectly gave the times for summer school intervention classes in math and reading for students in grades 3-8. Classes will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Brogden Middle School,...