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Thursday, July 5, 2007

Hooray for the Red, White and Blue

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Pam Lawhon waves to paradegoers while her son, Jacob, tows his sister, Jordan, down Walnut Street during the Jaycees 4th of July Parade and Festival Wednesday in downtown Goldsboro. The day started with a parade through the...

Bryan not running

Jimmy Bryan might have announced his intention to run for re-election this November -- if his business did not need him more. His campaign likely would have promoted a clean city, one with a revitalized downtown and a low rate...

Goldsboro, Mount Olive celebrate 4th

DeMarcus Little cannot tell you about the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The 6-year-old has no idea what freedom means. But he had no problem coming up with an answer when asked about his favorite part of the Goldsboro...

Volunteer urges others to give blood at drives

Hundreds of people have a little bit of Jean Johnson in them. Blood that used to run through her veins is now in theirs -- thanks to the 17-plus gallons she has donated over the past 37 years. Known around...

Public record

Suspect caught Wayne County Sheriff's Office officers arrested a man who allegedly broke into a home off Antioch Road in Pikeville. Approximately $10,000 worth of property was stolen from the home. Julian Earl Langley Jr., 38, of Sir Richards Drive,...

'Stop the Funeral' march Saturday

Local churches and the NAACP will host a Stop the Funeral community walk Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m. It will begin and end at the steps of the Wayne Courthouse. In between will be about a mile march. At...

Duplin County firms airport plan

Duplin County Airport Manager George Futrelle knows his parallel taxiway will soon be complete, as well as where future hangers will be located. He also knows that he will soon need a wider runway, better security and more assurance that...