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Friday, February 29, 2008

Heroes among us

In today's print edition... What do a real estate agent, the first wave of black teachers in a newly integrated school system, a Vietnam veteran and triplets have in common? They are all heroes — in their own right. In...

Wayne County man dies in crash on U.S. 117

A two-vehicle collision that left a Wayne County man dead Thursday is still under investigation and State Highway Patrol officials are asking the public for help. Sgt. R.P. Hooks said the incident occurred at a stoplight near the intersection of...

Officials examine future of farmland

Members of the local farm community met with political candidates Thursday to discuss the future of the county's farmland. Wayne County Cooperative Extension Agent Kevin Johnson said he had a mission -- to try to scare those in attendance into...

Man gets five years for improper photos of his daughter

A Goldsboro man will serve up to five years in prison after being convicted on three counts of sex offenses with his young daughter a decade ago, Wayne County Superior Court officials said. Glenn Martin Jr., 55, was found guilty...

News-Argus brings home six awards

CARY -- Members of the News-Argus staff traveled to Cary Thursday for the North Carolina Press Association's annual awards banquet and brought six awards in writing and photography back to Goldsboro from the news, editorial and photojournalism competition. The newspaper's...

Public record

Attempted kidnapping A Sunny South Street woman reported that a hispanic male she does not know tried to pull her into a navy blue four-door vehicle in the 2000 block of U.S. 117 South on Wednesday evening, Goldsboro police said....

Correction

An incorrect reference was made to a teacher in the education section of today's Progress edition. Gloria Burney works at Brogden Middle School....