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Monday, July 28, 2008

High gas prices put strain on stations

Requiring customers to pre-pay for gasoline annoys many of them, but local gas station owner Craig Hanson says he has no choice but to ask for his money up front. With gas prices having reached record highs, the number...

Speaking for the children

The children aren't their own, but that doesn't matter to Wayne County's Guardian ad Litem volunteers. It's their job to step into hard situations and lend their voices to the hundreds of children run through the court system and...

Greene County research group's heritage book nearly complete

The Greene County Family Research Group is putting together a new book: "Greene County, North Carolina Heritage -- 2008." So far dozens of families have submitted stories and pictures, but organizers are concerned that dozens more may get left...

Atkins wins Gold Congressional Award

A rising senior at Charles B. Aycock High School has earned the Gold Congressional Award, the highest honor Congress gives to teenagers for achievement and community service. Michael Atkins, 17, was one of three teens from North Carolina who...

Mount Olive residents set sights on stopping crime

MOUNT OLIVE -- A Neighborhood Watch is more than just signs warning criminals to beware, it is a way for a neighborhood to come together on many levels, says the president of Mount Olive's newest program in District 1,...

City's 'most wanted' criminal caught

A Goldsboro man wanted for attempted murder has been arrested in Richmond, Va. Ichshon Zaquan Jones, 25, of Courtyard Circle, was listed as the 'most wanted' suspect by the Goldsboro Police Department in a story published in the News-Argus...