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Sunday, May 11, 2008

WCC hands out 455 diplomas at Friday ceremony

More than 450 students received degrees, certificates and dilpomas Friday evening at Wayne Community College’s spring commencement. But someone was missing. In fact, as the Class of 2008 celebrated a milestone reached, Susan Wills was tending to her classroom...

Friends, families gather to honor MOC graduates

MOUNT OLIVE — It was a typical graduation scene Saturday at Mount Olive College. And those who had just received their degrees had typical dreams. “Sleep,” one said. “I’m going to the beach for a few weeks,” added another....

Dog saves woman from burning house

A 911 call comes in from a woman on Birch Drive. She knows one of her neighbor's homes is in flames, and thinks the fire might be spreading down the block. Goldsboro firefighters are called to the scene. Gloria Johnson...

300 more airmen now back home

By KENNETH FINE News-Argus Staff Writer Lauren Cooper's 14th birthday present brought her to tears. All she really wanted was to see her father, Gabriel. It had been four months since their last embrace. So as a group of nearly...

Fred Smith says he's hapy with race for GOP nod

Despite losing the Republican gubernatorial nomination to Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory, and the disappointment that naturally comes along with that, Fred Smith said Thursday he was pleased with the campaign he ran. "Going through this campaign was a great...

Taylor: Commission candidacies not a conflict of interest

Two school system employees vying for county commission seats will not be considered in conflict of interest should they win, the schools superintendent says. The contenders are Dr. Sandra McCullen, associate superintendent for curriculum and instruction, who this week captured...

Cashwell Post Office officially named for John Henry Wooten Sr.

BY MATTHEW WHITTLE News-Argus Staff Writer More than six months after U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield introduced legislation to name a Goldsboro post office in honor of John Henry Wooten Sr., President George W. Bush has signed the bill into law....

City to flush water lines starting Sunday

From staff reports The City of Goldsboro Public Works Department will begin its annual uni-directional water line flushing program on Sunday. Crews will be flushing lines from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. daily except Fridays and Saturdays through June 20....

Center Street Jams start May 29

From staff reports Get ready to dance because the time for the Center Street Jams, the after hours summer music festival, is nearing. The first one will be held Thursday and will feature Legends of Beach Music. The jams are...