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Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Carver Alumni gather - reunion this weekend

News-Argus/Steve Herring Al Southerland, left, national president of the Carver High School Alumni and Friends Association, and Jean Whitfield, members of the Carver Class of 1968, look through an alumni photo album. The two spearheaded efforts to create a...

County officials consider short week

Hoping to save money and energy, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners discussed again Tuesday the likely possibility of switching some county offices to four-day work weeks. Despite not taking action yet to actually make the change, the board did...

Finally ... a yearbook

MOUNT OLIVE -- When members of the Carver High School Class of 1968 gather for the school's annual Fourth of July reunion weekend they will have something they have been missing for 40 years -- a school yearbook. And it...

Carver reunion to be held this weekend

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Carver High School Alumni and Friends Association's annual alumni weekend will held this Thursday through Sunday. A highlight of the event will be the Friday night reception and banquet at the Lois K. Murphy Regional Center...

Fatal fire ruins home in Magnolia

MAGNOLIA -- Two small children managed to escape an early Wednesday morning house fire that claimed the lives of an elderly couple at 508 John Rich Road. The identities of the victims have not been released pending notification of next...

New meeting space planned for former nightclub building

Goldsboro might soon have another place to hold large gatherings -- now that the city's Planning Commission has approved the project. Cid Yow, who was in the hotel and hospitality industry for 14 years, has plans to turn a former...

School district eyes 'green' savings plan; joint meeting set

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners gave its blessings Tuesday to the county school board's plans to enter an $8.2 million guaranteed energy savings contract. Meanwhile, commissioners and the school board will have a joint meeting next Tuesday at 8:30...

Public record

Cameron's Club House beating Kevin Crouse of Nicole Circle reported a person unknown to him assaulted him with some kind of sharp object, causing severe lacerations early Sunday morning at Cameron's Club House on East Ash Street, according to a...