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Sunday, September 26, 2010

WCC among most military-friendly schools

Wayne Community College has been recognized for its commitment to responding to the educational needs of active duty military and veterans. G.I. Jobs, a publication and website serving people in transition from the military to civilian life, included WCC...

Defendant takes stand in cop shooting trial

At Jerome Wright's attempted murder trial Friday, the defendant himself took the stand to explain the events of June 8, 2008. Wright, 27, is accused of trying to kill Goldsboro police Officer Clint Hales. Wright faces one count of attempted...

WAGES offer program for at-risk youth and their parents

If there's a way to prevent young people from going down the wrong path, Nicholas Worrell would like to be part of finding it. The male involvement coordinator at WAGES says the statistics of juvenile crimes and teen violence are...

Mayor King gets highest honor from DGDC

Those who know Al King well prodded him Friday evening about his propensity to be long-winded. But when those same people presented Goldsboro's mayor with the Downtown Lifetime Achievement Award -- an honor that has only been awarded to seven...

Newspaper carrier retires after 40 years on job

Betty Kearney isn't just a newspaper carrier. To the people on her daily route, she is a friend, a smiling face, a warm hello -- and even a lifesaver. The veteran News-Argus carrier is retiring at the end of this...

Break-in discovered at courthouse

A Friday night break-in at the Wayne County Courthouse appears to have been an attempt to steal electronic equipment and is not related to any ongoing court cases, Wayne County Sheriff's Capt. Tom Effler said Saturday afternoon. A photograph of...

Wayne Regional fair nears

You can almost smell the Polish sausages and fried dough. And see the lights from Ferris wheel and hear the barkers shouting "Step right up!" It's fair time in Wayne County again. The 62nd annual Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair...

Companies aim to expand in Duplin County

KENANSVILLE - Two Duplin County businesses may expand their operations, and a third is close to finishing construction of its own new facility. Soybean product manufacturers Bunge North America and Whole Harvest and textile company Guilford Mills are three companies...

T.A. Loving settles workers rights lawsuit

A Goldsboro construction company will pay $47,500 to three former workers because they were fired for refusing to work on Saturday for what they said were religious reasons, according to a new release by the United States Equal Opportunity...