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Monday, May 26, 2008

Remembering those who gave all

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Vietnam veteran Royce Brock of Beautancus holds Ricky Lupper during a Memorial Day ceremony held Sunday at Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. The ceremony was sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9959. Wayne County paused over...

Gas prices don't stop alumni from filling hotels

High gas prices could not keep Dillard-Goldsboro Alumni and Friends and Central alumni from celebrating their homecomings this Memorial Day weekend. The four major hotels in Goldsboro reported full or almost full houses and a total of almost 350 guests...

Officials hope to get riders thinking about bus travel

Wayne County officials are hopeful that an advertising campaign by the Goldsboro-Wayne Transporta-tion Authority, complete with its own bumper sticker and slogan and radio promotions, will encourage more people to take advantage of the system, especially with gas prices hovering...

Chamber plans two events for businesses

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce has two events planned in June to try to connect local businesses to customers. The chamber will have its annual Expo from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 2 at the Goldsboro Country Club....

Million Step March expected to reach Mount Olive Tuesday

The Million Step March that has traveled more than 450 miles of its 600-mile journey across the state will reach Mount Olive College on Tuesday, with a wellness rally planned from 3-6 p.m. Participants will have the opportunity to take...

Bus drivers take honors

Two Wayne County Public Schools' bus drivers recently were top finishers in the N.C. School Bus ROADeo competition in Raleigh. Arthur Herring, a driver for the cental attendance schools, placed seventh, and James Shepard, a driver at Tommy's Road Elementary,...

Dale Carnegie course

The Wayne County Chamber of commerce is pleased to announce that the world famous Dale Carnegie Course is once again forming in the Goldsboro area. The course runs for 12 weeks, one night per week. A no-obligation orientation/explanation session will...