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Friday, June 11, 2010

Two members added to committee

Two more people have been named to the committee that will recommend a replacement for District 2 school board member Shirley Sims in an apparent effort to blunt criticisms the committee inadequately represents district residents. Until Thursday, the only...

Jamming on Center Street

People packed the Center Street Jam Thursday, waiting in line to get a cold drink to cool off from the heat in downtown Goldsboro. The Craig Woolard Band highlighted the event, which was sponsored by the Goldsboro News-Argus and the...

WCC gets $20,000 for library materials

Wayne Community College has been awarded nearly $20,000 in federal funds to enhance its library collection, officials announced Thursday. Secretary Linda Carlisle of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources visited the campus to make the announcement, which reflects $4.9 million...

Syphilis testing clinics planned in June

As syphilis cases continue to climb in Wayne County, the Health Department is broadening its efforts -- starting with a mass testing mid-month and canvassing neighborhoods to raise awareness of the epidemic situation. "Unfortunately, we've seen over 60 cases (of...

Eureka takes first step in paying sewer debt

The town of Eureka has taken a step toward paying off its sewer debt to the town of Fremont. Fremont handles the sewage treatment for Eureka and sends the town a bill each month. But Eureka doesn't always pay the...

Public record

Shootings *A South Andrews Street man was shot in the leg in a parking lot in the 900 block of South Slocumb Street, Goldsboro police said. Lesean Dingle, 30, suffered internal injuries from the wound, police said, and was transported...

County children, and teachers, end year

Linda Pate, a third-grade teacher at Northeast Elementary  School, hugs her student Alana Rising, as fellow student Vanessa Lazaro looks on as students are dismissed for the last day of school. After 30 years working as a teacher including 12...

Man dies after car slips off jack

A Goldsboro man was crushed to death while working underneath his car at his home on Riverbend Road earlier this week. The accident that killed Michael Schuch happened Tuesday, a member of his family said. Schuch, 34, had gone...

Ready, set, graduate

Senior Class adviser Sederis Whitfield directs the 291 Charles B. Aycock High School seniors to their seats during graduation practice Thursday. Aycock seniors are graduating Saturday at 10 a.m. Goldsboro and Rosewood high schools will honor their graduates tonight. Other...