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Friday, April 18, 2008

Obama visits Greenville

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Sen. Barack Obama speaks during a rally held on the East Carolina University campus Thursday. Thousands of supporters filled Minges Coliseum the arena to hear the Democrat speak. For more information see Barack Obama draws crowd at...

Barack Obama draws crowd at ECU

GREENVILLE -- Some came to see history. Others came out of simple curiosity. But as the doors to the gym floor opened and the crowd's roar began to overpower the two speaker stacks flanking the stage, there was no denying...

County options 104 acres on U.S. 117

The first results of the Wayne County Development Alliance's recent industrial site study are now being realized as the county commission approved an option Tuesday on 104-acre tract of land near Mount Olive. The land, owned by the Luke Donnell...

City's Bond Rating

While most other entities' bond ratings are decreasing, the city of Goldsboro's rating has increased -- a sign that despite an uneasy national economy, bond rating officials believe the city is financially well-prepared for the future. Three bond rating agencies...

Missing After Action

Jamie Emerson had just gotten back from a deployment in Korea when she received orders to report to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. But her fiancé was assigned to Langley, so when the staff sergeant arrived in Goldsboro, she was...

Public record

Man struck with gun Elvis Isler of Mobile Circle, Dudley reported that a 46-year-old man he knows opened his door and struck him with a handgun late Wednesday, causing minor injury, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office said....