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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Skyrocketing Prices

News-Argus/Greg Sousa The price of gas had risen to more than $3.50 today for regular at most gas stations around Goldsboro. Above, at the Kangaroo station on Wayne Memorial Drive the price was $3.55 this morning. Nationally, the average...

Republican alleges sales tax push

A Wayne County resident has filed a formal complaint about what he considers to be the county Board of Commissioners' illegal promotion of the May 6 quarter-cent sales tax referendum. County officials, however, maintain that their brochures and radio advertisements...

Limits on water use voluntary, city says

Goldsboro Mayor Al King announced Monday night that the city is downgrading its water restrictions to voluntary conservation, effective today at noon. The move means city residents won't have to limit their lawn watering or car washing to just Saturdays...

Relay will add new fun at night

This year's Relay for Life event will go on ... all night long. The annual community-wide effort to battle cancer, which is scheduled for May 16-17 at Wayne Community College usually ends at bedtime, when tents and teams settle down...

Another armed robbery added to officers' list of investigations

A North Spence Avenue store was robbed again by a man with a shotgun, possibly the ninth in a string of recent attacks. But unlike other attacks, this robbery involved two men inside the store, according to police reports. A...

WCC instructor honored

An English instructor at Wayne Community College who coordinates the college's new honors program, was honored recently at the annual national convention of the internatinal honor society for two-year colleges. Tara Bass, who recently stepped down as advisor to the...

Public record

Armed robbery A Spence Avenue Subway employee said two men robbed the store with weapons late Saturday night, Goldsboro police said. Two black males sat inside the store for about 10 minutes before one jumped the counter with a gun...