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Tuesday, April 1, 2008

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News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Kristy Albert, foreground, a hyperbaric technician, along with Dr. Phillip Moye, and Jennifer Bateman, director of the Wound Care Center, demonstrate the use of Wayne Memorial Hospital's new hyperbaric chamber. The chamber, used to oxygenate the patient's...

No spike in water usage, city says

Exactly two weeks after city officials cut back on mandatory water restrictions, Goldsboro residents seem to be continuing to conserve, city officials said this week. Public Utilities Director Karen Brashear said there hasn't been a significant change in water usage...

Goldsboro Planning Commission approves recreation center

Goldsboro's Community Recreation Center is one tree closer to becoming a part of downtown -- and a new restaurant is on its way, city planning officials learned Monday. The Goldsboro Planning Commission approved a site plan for the nearly 60,000-square-foot...

Wound Care Center opens doors to public Wednesday

The Wound Care Center at Wayne Memorial Hospital opens its doors Wednesday as a state-of-the-art facility designed to improve level of care and decrease healing time. Most people probably don't realize the importance of such a center, said Tom Bradshaw,...

Number of meals increasing at Community Soup Kitchen

Recent economic concerns are bringing more people to the Community Soup Kitchen, volunteers learned Monday. Community Soup Kitchen director Dorecia Benton told the organization's board of directors during its annual meeting that as many as 50 or 60 more people...

Public record

Marijuana bust Goldsboro police responding to a report of heavy vehicle and pedestrian traffic at Irish Inn Motel arrested a Humphrey Street man on marijuana charges, authorities said. Police stopped Damien Coley, 26, and smelled marijuana, leading to a search....

Kindergarten registration April 11

Wayne County Public Schools will hold kindergarten pre-registration at all 15 elementary schools on April 11 from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. To register for kindergarten, a child must turn 5 on or before Oct. 16. Parents or legal guardians...

Man charged with mall peeping

RALEIGH -- A Goldsboro-area man faces three counts of secret peeping for reportedly taking inappropriate video with a cell phone at a Raleigh mall. Brian Williams, 28, faces three counts of secret peeping and two counts of non-payment of child...