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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Saints march: 219 Southern Wayne High School seniors receive diplomas

"Freedom!" one woman shouted from the bleachers as the Southern Wayne High School graduates filed out of Kornegay Arena Tuesday night at Mount Olive College. The graduates screamed, laughed and hugged as they walked around the college grounds, ready...

Judge dismisses Sanderson suit

Superior Court Judge Russell Duke Jr. has ruled against a lawsuit seeking to overturn zoning by Nash County commissioners that would help clear the way for a $94 million chicken processing plant that would employ about 1,000 people. The lawsuit,...

Police arrest second suspect in shooting

Goldsboro police arrested a second teenage suspect Monday in the May 22 shooting at a North George Street home that hospitalized six young people. Shavaye Faronte Brooks, 16, of South Kornegay Street, was charged with 10 counts of discharging...

Community members discuss teen pregnancy impact

There is a pricetag for issues young people face -- from poverty to teen pregnancy -- and it will be paid, both by the next generation and the community that serves them, said speakers at Tuesday night's Board of...

Building deal, unwrapped

With the city drawing nearer to its June 20 deadline to purchase the Arts Council of Wayne County building at 2406 E. Ash St., much has been made of the 40-year-old building, which housed two banks before becoming the...

Homes sought for foreign students

The Terra Lingua/Terre des Langues foreign student program, sponsored by East Carolina University, is still looking for homes for several Spanish students who will be arriving in the area soon to spend several weeks learning about American culture. Homes...

VA rural health team here July 21

A story in Sunday's News-Argus gave the wrong date for a visit to Wayne County by the Veterans Administration. A news release received last week from the VA said the group would be here June 21. A corrected release...