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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Memorial day ceremony

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Bill Graham, left, commander for Chapter 45 Disabled American Veterans, Barbara Newman, Alma Jenkins and her son, Ray Jenkins, listen to Col. Steve Kwast, commander of the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, during...

Heroes not forgotten

Mike Burris was still wiping tears from his eyes as he approached the lectern on a Wayne Community College stage Monday morning. "Excuse me," he said. "Let me get myself together here." But for those seated inside Moffat Auditorium, there...

Lake now low on list for Stoney Creek Park

The biggest, and most controversial, item proposed for Stoney Creek Park, a lake, is not included in the latest set of plans. The public doesn't seem to see it as a top priority, Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Director Sonya Shaw...

Duplin wants to attach wages to collect residents' debt

KENANSVILLE -- People who use Duplin County government services and then fail to pay for them could find themselves facing wage garnishment. A bill has been introduced in the N.C. Senate that would give the county power to help it...

Did little Spencer's story touch your heart?

If you were touched by Sunday's story about 2-year-old Spencer Rollins and his family and would like to donate to the Spencer Rollins Fund, donations may be made to the: Spencer Rollins Fund, P.O. Box 1107, Goldsboro, N.C. 27533. Those...

Boys and Girls Club set to host midnight basketball tournament Saturday night

The battle of the sexes will play itself out during midnight basketball at the Boys & Girls Club. The Boys & Girls Club of Wayne County's Paley Unit on Royall Avenue is hosting the Midnight Slam Basketball Tournament from 10...

Wayne Health Department named best in the east

The Wayne County Health Department was recently named Public Health Department of the Year by the N.C. Public Health Association eastern district, which encompasses 53 counties. In addition, two other honors were also presented. Karen Creech from the laboratory was...

Children's Festival Saturday

A Children's Festival for families of young children will be held on Saturday at Herman Park and the Wayne County Public Library from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Promoting the Born Learning campaign, the event is funded through United Way...