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Friday, March 2, 2012

NAACP Poverty Tour will make a stop in Goldsboro, other cities

The North Carolina chapter of the nation's oldest civil rights organization will continue its poverty tour in Goldsboro today as part of a statewide effort to highlight the plight of the poor in the state. The state chapter president...

News-Argus honored at state awards banquet

But the "General Excellence" honor was only one of the accolades members of the staff brought back home to Wayne County. Staff Writer Kenneth Fine earned two more awards, bringing his total to 10 since he joined the News-Argus staff....

Hal Tanner III named NCPA president

CHAPEL HILL -- In a moment he characterized as "humbling," News-Argus publisher Hal Tanner III was elected the North Carolina Press Association's newest president by his peers Thursday morning. And although his term does not officially begin until Aug. 1,...

Officials look at GATEWAY office location

Preliminary findings are in on a feasibility study to determine whether it would be more cost-effective for the GATEWAY administrative offices to remain at their current location at 600 N. Madison Ave., or to move into a new transfer station...

Racing for a trophy

With just three weeks remaining before the second annual Dancing Stars of Wayne County, the competition is heating up as the 25 contestants add rehearsal times and solicit online votes. But those set to participate in the March 24 event...

Public record

Mount Olive home invasion Ronnie Flanagan reported an armed burglary of $600 that took place in his home, located in the 300 block of Kelly Springs Road in Mount Olive, Wednesday about 11 p.m. Flanagan told authorities that he, another...

Miss Rosewood pageant Saturday

Nine young women will compete for the title of Miss Rosewood at the annuyal annual Miss Rosewood Scholarship Pageant on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Wayne Community College auditorium. Admission at the door will be $7. Special entertainment...

Ag Carolina scholarships now available

AgCarolina Financial has announced that 27 college scholarships will be available to children or grandchildren whose parents are customers or employees of the cooperative. The scholarship program is part of the cooperative's corporate giving program, the Fund for Rural...