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Sunday, August 21, 2011

Streetscape, station won't get grant money

The city of Goldsboro will need to find another source of funding to complete its two signature downtown revitalization projects as Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. Director Julie Thompson received word Thursday that the city's plans for the Center Street...

Smoking, obesity will cost county employees

Wayne County could save up to $200,000 in health insurance costs this year because of a new program that, while targeting employees who use tobacco, is also available to other employees who want to take advantage of a $500 incentive....

SJAFB unit joins Ground Zero march

They have been marching for more than a month along country roads and state highways -- the Security Forces airmen who committed to honoring the countless sacrifices that have been made since 9/11. And today at noon, members of...

Many hands in 'Burke's Big Build'

By PHYLLIS MOORE News-Argus Staff Writer At first glance, the red, gray and black N.C. State University bedding and gray walls might be found in the room of any average college student. Granted, the steel gray refrigerator and swivel...

Man killed in crash

A 21-year-old Dudley man was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-car accident Saturday morning on U.S. 111 South near Price Road in Seven Springs. According to Chris Cook of the state highway patrol, the accident happened around 1...

County ponders hiring field crop ag agent

A field crop agent is a vital component of Wayne County's multimillion-dollar agriculture industry, county commissioners agreed Tuesday morning. However, they remained reluctant to commit county funding fearing that it would set a dangerous precedent that the state would seize...

Opening Monday

A car drives by construction cones and caution tape that is blocking the roadway entering Herman Park. The cones and tape are only temporary; a gate that can be opened and closed is expected to be installed on Monday....

Mar Mac Volunteer Fire Department marks 50 years

Mar Mac Fire Department started out near Love Memorial Baptist Church with a small building and just a couple of trucks, but through the support of the surrounding community has grown into a force to be reckoned with, as its...

Greene County concert series begins Sept. 11

SNOW HILL -- In the first concert of the 2011012 Greene County Performing Arts series, the band Children of the Horn will delight listeners with a combination of funk, soul jazz, rhythm and blues. The Raleigh based instrumental ensemble made...

CSS Neuse historic site seeking volunteers

KINSTON -- The CSS Neuse and the Governor Caswell Memorial state historic site is seeking volunteers. The site offers a glimpse into two of our nation's most pivotal wars -- the Revolutionary War and the Civil War -- as well...