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Thursday, August 16, 2007

Keeping cool and learning

News-Argus/Bobby Williams A threesome of swimmers examine mussels they collected from the bottom of the Neuse River at Seven Springs while they were trying to keep cool Tuesday. From left are Maygan Carter, 8, Sara Carter, 9 and Jessica...

Planning board says 'yes' to name changes, honors Bowden

Holding its first meeting since nine-year member Arthur Bowden died earlier this month, the Wayne County Planning Board held a moment of silence before getting down to business Tuesday night. "(Bowden) was a fine, outstanding man. He contributed a...

AAR Corp. earns $3M contract

AAR Cargo Systems announced this week that it has received a $3 million federal contract to provide 25 cargo handling systems for the U.S. Army's Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopters. The contract, which is among a number of projects being...

New parks/rec director wants to hear ideas

New Recreation and Parks Director Sonya Shaw was anxious about leaving Chapel Hill and coming to Goldsboro, but that anticipation was nothing compared to the trials she went through before earning the job. While pregnant with her now 8-month-old son,...

Duplin Schools develop sricter standards for student behavior

With the start of school less than two weeks away, the Duplin County Board of Education adopted a series of new policies at their meeting last week -- all focused on student behavior. "We're just wanting to make sure...

Public Record

School fire Someone broke into Dillard Middle School, 1101 Devereaux St., on the southside of the main building sometime between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. Wednesday and set fire to a book. Drug charge Agents of the Goldsboro-Wayne County...