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Monday, June 30, 2008

Picking time

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Greg Carraway, left, and Clarence Lewis got an early start this morning on collecting vegetables from the garden behind Wilber’s Barbecue. The veggies will be sold to the public at the local stand. Veggies stands all over...

Architect given original blueprints for Union Station

Architect David E. Gall is closer to knowing what Goldsboro's Union Station looked like in its heyday -- and having a better idea what can and cannot be saved -- as the renovation of the historic depot continues. After numerous...

Mount Olive looks at $181,000 more in general revenue funds for next year

MOUNT OLIVE -- An additional $78,000 in property taxes from the new Wal-Mart and additional development at that site account for about 43 percent of an $181,000 increase in the Town of Mount Olive's $2,930,751 general fund budget revenues. The...

Cherry nurse gets international view of health care after trip to South Africa

Cherry Hospital nurse Shryl Uzzell's recent nine-day visit to study health care in South Africa made such an impression she hopes to share the experience and return with a group of her own in the future. Ms. Uzzell, 52, a...

Frisky fire ants bedevil local residents

If you happen to be wearing sandals, a stroll through Herman Park could be a pain. Just ask Marion Collins. "Every once in a while, you'll get bit," the 53-year-old said, looking down at an ant hill. "And it's no...

Roadwork on hold for most areas for July 4

RALEIGH -- Road construction activities will be one less concern motorists will have to contend with over the Fourth of July. Department of Transportation officials have announced suspension of most road construction activities that could affect travel over the holiday...

Stiffer penalties awaiting those who drop insurance

People who habitually drop their vehicle liability insurance coverage will face higher penalties beginning Tuesday. The change, which results in stiffer penalties for repeated offenses, will affect vehicle owners who have numerous insurance lapses within a three-year period. The new...

Habitat dedicating home Tuesday

Officials at Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne are inviting the community to attend their latest home dedication Tuesday, and to congratulate the Hawkins Family as they receive the keys to their first home at 1306 Stephens Street. The event is...