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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Great Grocery Giveaway winner

Linda Everhart is the grand prize winner in the the Carlie C's/News-Argus Great Grocery Give Away contest. She won a three-minute shopping spree at the grocery store on Wayne Memorial Drive that will be held at 7:15 on Thursday morning....

Planning Commission approves request for new window-tinting business in city

A new window tinting business proposed by Billy Sutton should be allowed to operate on the north side of U.S. 70 East between the East Ash Street Extension and Millers Chapel Road, Goldsboro Planning Commission members voted Tuesday night. The...

Summertime already?

Justin Clugston swims with his son and daughter, Clayton, 9, and Madison, 5, at the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park on Memorial Day. Park officials said they expect a big summer at the park off N.C. 111 South, with...

Former Cherry workers on trial

Two men accused of beating a patient while on duty at Cherry Hospital pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Wayne County Superior Court. A jury was selected and opening arguments were expected to begin today. William Kenneth Johnson, 52, and...

Barry Williams coming back to Goldsboro

The last time Barry Williams was in Wayne County, he took a ride in an F-15E Strike Eagle and became an honorary member of the 4th Fighter Wing's 335th Fighter Squadron. And after his return to the area Thursday,...

County museum to host railroad exhibit

The Wayne County Museum will open a new exhibit June 9 featuring the railroad that used to have tracks running down the middle of Center Street. The story told by the exhibit, titled "The Coming of the Railroad: Then...

O'Berry Nurse of the Year named

Memories of nursing school are still vivid for Brenda Stroud -- going to class all day, working all night, trying to take it all in. Forty-six years later, the registered nurse is still working all night, still taking it...

Fremont working to attract people to downtown

Continuing a discussion begun in April, members of the Fremont Board of Alderman and several town residents met Tuesday night to discuss economic development and to toss around ideas of how the town should proceed next. And while no...

Nine girls to compete for title of Miss Aycock on Saturday

The old gym at Charles B. Aycock High School will be the setting Saturday night when nine young ladies compete for the title of Miss Aycock. The pageant, sponsored by the Charles B. Aycock Music and Art Department, will be...