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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

School board members take their oaths of office

Thelma Smith championed the role of a school board member Monday night after being elected to serve as chairperson for the upcoming year, on the heels of a swearing-in ceremony for four members of the seven-member board. The outcome...

Base lights up

Navaeh Tonk, 6, sings Christmas carols while sitting on top of a family member's shoulders during the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Tree Lighting Holiday Celebration. Santa's visit, choral performances, vendors and horse and carriage rides were part of the ...

Mount Olive police chief announces plans to retire next year

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive Chief of Police Ralph Schroeder, 54, has announced he will step down March 1 from the office he has held for the past three and a half years. A native of Lorain, Ohio, Schroeder...

Forum planned for tonight on Stoney Creek grant effort

Before submitting an application for a Parks and Recreation Trust Fund grant, members of the Stoney Creek Park Alliance want the public to weigh in on their vision for the future of the Ash Street site. And this evening at...

Public record

Multiple accounts of shots fired on area roadways A little after 1 a.m. Saturday morning, unknown suspects fired a shot into an occupied vehicle on the 500 block or North Leslie Street, according to the report. The incident took place...

Mount Olive will hike rate to pay for upgrades

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive will seek $729,000 in revenue bonds to pay for its portion of a $2.2 million sewer improvement project aimed at revamping the aging and problematic system. The Mount Olive Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday...

Mount Olive police report largest heroin seizure in town history

MOUNT OLIVE - Mount Olive Police made the largest heroin seizure in the town's history Monday night, Chief Ralph Schroeder reported. Police did not release suspect names or other details in the ongoing investigation, which reportedly turned up 60...

City Manager set to retire

Goldsboro City Manager Joe Huffman confirmed just moments ago that he will retire early next year. For the complete story, see Wednesday's News-Argus and follow www.NewsArgus.com...