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Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Goldsboro recycles

News-Argus/Greg Sousa James Lewis, left, Larry Dreighton, center, and Dennis Smith, right, seperate plastic, aluminum and cardboard recyclables on May 20. The crew plays an integral part in the recycling process for the city of Goldsboro. For more information...

Mental health employees picket Cherry Hospital

Concerned about unsafe working conditions that they say have gotten worse since the state began its mental health reforms in 2001, about 25 members of the union UE Local 150 took to the street in front of Cherry Hospital Tuesday...

Working to reduce our refuse footprint

James Lewis and his crew know everything there is to know about recycling, at least in Goldsboro. He, Dennis Smith, Jerry Artis and Larry Dreighton are just a few of the men in the orange, City-of-Goldsboro shirts that you may...

Morales murder investigation stalled

Evidence still waits to be processed in the murder of Silvia Morales, the mother of two who was found shot to death in March at her Fremont home. Detectives are mum, though, on what exactly still awaits processing at the...

City aims to resolve Paramount legal issue

Told after the fact that they did not follow the proper procedures for the reconstruction of the Paramount Theatre, Goldsboro city officials are now hoping for a bailout by the state General Assembly. The local bill, which has already been...

North Drive teacher's reading script published

A reading teacher at North Drive Elementary School has been published for the third time. Gregory Brown's third children's script published by an educational publishing company, featuring an election-based storyline. "The Great Rhyme Travel Machine Presents: African American Heroes," will...

Duplin County faces major budget cuts

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County commissioners have held true to their promise of no tax increase in their new $48 million general fund budget proposal, but it comes at a cost of four county job positions, deep cuts in department requests...

Public Record Wednesday 5-28

Charges The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reported these charges: *Kimberly Renee Anderson, 21, Center Street, Mount Olive, operate vehicle with no insurance, $500 bond. *Brandon Wayne Christian, 21, Arrington Bridge Road, misdemeanor larceny, no bond type or amount listed. *Joseph...

Man accused of stealing scrap metal

County authorities say a man accused of stealing a junked car and a pile of scrap metal from an elderly Seven Springs woman now faces charges. Joshua Paul Barnett, 18, Clifton Ridge Drive in Pikeville-Pleasant Grove Township, was jailed under...

Goldsboro to host Military Appreciation Day at Thursday's Center Street Jam

Downtown Goldsboro will swing to the sounds of Fatback & the Cadillacs on Thursday evening as the Downtown Jam series sponsored by the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. resumes. The season's first concert two weeks ago was canceled because of rain,...

Exchange families sought

Fifteen area families are being sought to host French and Spanish students and two language teachers in June or July. Terra lingua/Terre des Langues, a unique and enriching program, allows people to experience a foreign culture and its people outside...