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Monday, May 19, 2008

Relay roundup

News-Argus/Greg Sousa 2-year-old Parker Wildman displays her joker hat during the Relay for Life event on Friday night. Thousands of Wayne County residents spent the evening and part of the next day having fun and raising money to battle...

Relay for Life donations - $650,000 ... and still counting

Heavy rains might have dampened the 7,603 luminarias that graced a Wayne Community College parking lot Friday evening, but Relay for Life co-chair Debbie Pennell said they could not dampen the spirits of the thousands who showed up to stare...

Really big grill has a higher calling

Julian Nelms of Fremont and Chip Crumpler of Goldsboro are used to fielding questions about the three large green and yellow grills mounted on a long trailer that they haul around. So when they pulled up to their site at...

It's back to the drawing board for communications system funding

Wayne County commissioners could soon be lobbying state lawmakers to take another look at recent legislation that limits how a county can utilize revenues from the 911 emergency telephone surcharge. That option is expected to top the list Tuesday as...

Duplin Schools unsure of next move

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County Public Schools Supt. Dr. Wiley J. Doby has reserved comment on the county's $43.7 million general fund draft budget that falls about $6 million shy of funding the some $13 million being requested by the county's...

Brothers charged in armed robbery

Two brothers have been charged by the Goldsboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division in connection with an armed robbery involving a shotgun. Charged were Therian Whitehead, 20, of 200-G Beal St. and Aaron Whitehead, 23, whose address was listed as...

Million Step March to visit Mount Olive College

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College will host the BlueCross BlueShield North Carolina Million Step March May 27 from 3-6 p.m. The statewide wellness initiative promoting the benefits of physical activity is a free event, open to the public. The...