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Monday, February 25, 2008

Hunting for heroes

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Wes Waller and Samia Garner, of the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross, pose with some of the items to be auctioned off at their Sports Memorabilia Auction to help benefit their annual Heroes Campaign....

Local Red Cross launches campaign to raise money to provide services

The Red Cross is looking for heroes. In this case, the organization is looking for 90 local people who will commit to raising at least $1,000 for the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross for local services. The...

Officials: Stop the Funeral Initiative is changing lives now

The Stop the Funeral Initiative is not supposed to be an end-all for violence in Goldsboro's community. That is impossible, the Rev. Dr. William Barber said. But what the local movement is supposed to do is to take a step...

Wayne County Reads finale scheduled for tonight

The Wayne County Reads program will focus attention on the Civil Rights Movement and its impact on Wayne County tonight during its final event -- a panel discussion with the Rev. Vernon Tyson and several residents who lived through the...

County Health Department hires new minority health coordinator

Rovonda Freeman, minority health coordinator with the Health Department, thinks if she does her job right, there will be a trickle-down effect -- and fewer people who need medical services. "If we can get to as many people as possible...