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Thursday, October 18, 2007

Remembering Andre

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Jacquail Ray, Johnathan Ramos, Joshua Ramos and Najuhn Davis of the North Drive flag football team sit on the sideline during a game on Tuesday night at Mina Weil Park in Goldsboro. The patch on their sleeves...

Selma driver wanted in hit and run

PRINCETON -- A Selma man is wanted in the hit-and- run death of a Rosewood woman, Princeton police Chief Ed Lewis said today. Vela Marcelo Mendoza of North Pollock Street is wanted for questioning after a passenger in the van...

Brush fire takes out three acres on city street

Two days after Gov. Mike Easley issued a statewide ban on open burning, a fire on South 11th Street took out three wooded acres, authorities say. Louis Pope of Philadelphia, Pa., was given a warning ticket for a brush fire...

Mother sets up fund for children

Shenita Wilder-Dancy remembers how her 8-year-old son, Andre, used to light up a room with his smile. She can see the time he put his hands over a Band-Aid on her finger and told her it would be OK. She...

Historic home set to make national debut

A Goldsboro historic home will soon get national exposure -- as will the city as a whole. This Old House magazine will feature the Molly Smith Thompson House at 111 N. Virginia St., while Our State magazine will tell Goldsboro's...

Vaccine charges increase at Health Department's clinics

The Board of Health on Wednesday approved an increase to vaccine charges at the Health Department, as officials announced they have "plenty of vaccine" on hand. The fee change comes just in time for Friday's flu clinic. Health Director James...

Public record

Shooting into vehicle reported Gerald Meadows of Magnolia reported his 1997 Jeep Cherokee was shot into twice at the intersection of Crawford Street and Olivia Lane, Goldsboro police said. The first shot shattered the rear window of the vehicle, then...