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Thursday, January 31, 2008

Marking history

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber David Bennett tells the story of his service to his country as a supply coordinator during the Vietnam War near the time of the Tet Offensive. For more information see Marking history: A battlefield story....

Officials start planning Union Station's future

As work continues on the old Union Station in downtown Goldsboro, officials from the city and the state Department of Transportation are all trying to figure out how best to use the revitalized facility once it is fully renovated. Helping...

Marking history: A battlefield story

Today might well have marked the 40th anniversary of David Bennett's death. Life could have taken an unfortunate turn for the Grantham native that day in Vietnam. Historians remember Jan. 31, 1968, as the beginning of the Tet Offensive --...

Five more arrested in 'Smurf' drug raid

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office upped its arrest total from seven to 12 in "Operation Pop-A-Smurf", which targets people supplying methamphetamine cooks. Five people were arrested for making buys of pseudoephedrine, an over-the-counter cold medication used in illegal meth manufacture....

Owners hunting for new grocer

Wayne County might or might not be one step closer to a new grocery store, a local developer says. The Office Depot going up at Memorial Commons is on schedule, and developer Connell Radcliff of 1st Carolina Properties expects the...

City police on hunt for Wal-Mart fire starter

Goldsboro police are seeking the public's help in locating a Goldsboro 17-year-old and anyone else suspected of taking part in a Jan. 15 diversion fire at a local Wal-Mart. Goldsboro Investigator Doug Bethea obtained a felony-level warrant Wednesday for burning...

New Paramount director ready to see stage light up at theater

Sherry Archibald wants Wayne County residents to feel welcome once the curtains open at the new Paramount Theatre this February. "People may think that you have to be elite to come to the theater," Mrs. Archibald said. "You don't. But...

Leadership conference at Mount Olive College

Mount Olive College has been chosen to host the 12th annual Leadership Enrichment Achievement Development conference next month, which brings together campus leaders from across the state. The one-day event, sponsored by the N.C. College Personnel Association,will take place on...

Habitat groundbreaking Saturday

Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro Wayne County will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 1302 Stephens Street Saturday at 10 a.m. The house is sponsored by Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Church members, led by Dr. S.J. Schaberg, have raised a little...