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Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Hometown general visits

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry, deputy chairman of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s Military Committee in Brussels, Belgium, spends some time reminiscing with high school classmate Harold Brashear during a guest appearance at the Goldsboro Rotary Club Tuesday...

Preliminary school progress reports out

Only five of the 32 Wayne County Public Schools made adequate yearly progress for 2006-07 and while the report is considered preliminary, it's sending officials scrambling to make provisions before the start of school. The state's Department of Public Instruction...

Highway Patrol looking for crash witnesses

Officials of the Wayne County Highway Patrol are asking for the public's help to answer questions left in the wake of Sunday's motorcycle crash that killed a Dudley man. Nick Ryan Melvin, 24, of Hollybrook Lane, was traveling south on...

Gen. Karl Eikenberry takes on a new mission

From the battlefields of Afghanistan to the battlefields of Waterloo, Goldsboro native Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry has experienced a fairly dramatic change of scenery during the last year as he's moved from the front of the War on Terror to...

Drought, storms might have put out lights today

Equipment failure put more than 1,000 power customers in the dark about 9:30 this morning along Berkeley Boulevard and parts of Central Heights Road and from Cashwell Drive and Spence Avenue to Royall Avenue. Progress Energy Operations Manager Keith Westbrook...

Lois Gibbs decries Duplin county landfill efforts

KENANSVILLE -- More than 200 Duplin County residents concerned about the possibility of building a landfill in northern Duplin County listened last Thursday night as a nationally known environmentalist described how the Love Canal disaster in New York 30 years...

Public record

Wanted Goldsboro-Wayne Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help in locating a convicted sex offender who has violated his probation. Jamie Lafayette Stevens, 42, was convicted of indecent liberties with a minor in March. Under the terms of his...