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Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Building blitz

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Jesse Cox, right, nails in a beam for the roof of a new Habitat for Humanity Days of Caring Mini Blitz Build house at 1305 Franklin Court as Bob Pleasants, left, looks over the existing support beams....

One dies in crash

GRANTHAM -- A man died after his motorcycle collided with a satellite television van on U.S. 13 around 7 a.m. today, authorities said. Highway Patrol Trooper B. Wiggs, investigating the scene, said a Harley Davidson collided with a Direct TV...

Housing market is healthier in Wayne

Nationwide, the housing market might be in the throes of a hard slowdown, but realty companies and mortgage offices aren't seeing the same effects in Wayne County. In fact, they say, the local market is actually in pretty solid shape....

Neighbors talk to city officials

Jamela Mooltrey wants her children to be safe when they are walking to school. "I am a mother of seven, and my children do walk to school on occasion," she said at Tuesday night's neighborhood meeting sponsored by the Goldsboro...

Owners waiting for decision on what to do with Days Inn

More than a month after a tornado-like wind storm left the Days Inn in shambles, city officials are no closer to knowing what is going to be done with the now-condemned structure. The hotel's roof is still half-gone, with insulation...

Benefit to raise money for fight against Spinal Muscular Atrophy

A radio broadcast to raise money to fight Spinal Muscular Atrophy will be held Friday from 4-6 p.m. by Jerry Wayne of Oldies 107.9 at Frema Motors. The benefit is being sponsored in honor of Haley Mitchell, who suffers from...