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Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Miss North Carolina makes reading stop

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Aniya Williams, left, and Marticia Teachey, kindergarten students at North Drive Elementary School get a chance to meet Miss North Carolina, Jessica Jacobs, at their school this morning. Miss Jacobs is traveling the state promoting literacy. While...

It is okay to water at home, but...

The Goldsboro City Council lifted some water restrictions on city residents Monday night, saying the drought crisis has eased somewhat due to recent rains, but warned residents to continue conserving wherever possible. "Don't forget how to conserve," Mayor Al King...

Moldovian ambassador to speak in Mount Olive College on March 20

The ambassador of the Republic of Modova is scheduled to make a "major announcement" during his visit to Mount Olive College on Thursday, a college official said. Dr. Ken Stokes, dean of the Tillman School of Business at the college,...

Schools projects now have architect

The Board of Education Monday night approved an architect and construction manager for phase one of its schools capital project, and discussed the preliminary budget that will be submitted to the county commission. The 90-minute called meeting was the precursor...

Senate candidate Patricia Oliver puts education at top of her agenda

Running with an eye toward helping to fix some of the areas that she sees the state failing in, Patricia Oliver is hoping to gain the Democratic nomination for the North Carolina Senate District 12 seat during the May 6...

Seminar to offer employers tips on immigration rules

Local businesses can find out the latest information on immigration rules and politices at a seminar sponsored by the Wayne County Latino Council March 28. The seminar will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Wayne Center....

Public record

'Booze it' nets crack, counterfeit money Police stopped a 23-year-old Dudley man with 1.5 ounces of crack cocaine and a counterfeit $20 during a "Booze It & Lose It" U.S. 117 South traffic checkpoint late Friday, Goldsboro police said. Police...

Clarification

I.R.S. Special Agent and public information officer Nancy Hatfield said that agents of the Internal Revenue Service were present, not involved in an investigation, during raids of Murphy's Place in Mount Olive. The agent said she did not confirm that...