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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Taylor gets supplement

The Wayne County Board of Education Monday for the second year in a row split 5-2 on approving a $6,500 supplement for Superintendent Dr. Steven Taylor. And as was the case last year, the two no votes were cast...

Salvation Army needs volunteers for bath fix-ups

Customers and donors to the Salvation Army's family thrift store might notice something different in the next few weeks. The restrooms have been closed. Lt. Kenny Igleheart, Salvation Army commander, closed the restrooms because they are in need of repair....

12 Paws and a Prayer Fund

Did the Kuhlmans' story touch your heart? Are you a veteran, an animal lover or have a  grandchild or child who loves his or her pet madly? Then join The News-Argus as we work to raise money to keep...

Council delays vote on rezoning

A contentious rezoning request was tabled at Monday's Goldsboro City Council meeting due to the absence of Mayor Al King, who was unable to attend the first meeting of the 2012-13 fiscal year due to a scheduling conflict. Citizens...

Tip helps city police capture suspect in shooting

A tip from Crimestoppers led to the successful capture Monday of a Goldsboro man wanted for attempted first-degree murder and other charges. According to a press release from the Goldsboro Police Department, Edquan Moronta Battle, 25, 508 Dail St.,...

Ride for best friends

He didn't flinch when a brown-haired little girl barreled toward his dish -- when she plopped down beside it and started splashing water in his face. He ignored her when she stuck her hand in the cool drink meant to...

Wayne Community College honors administrative employees

The Wayne Community College unit of the Association of Educational Office Professionals honored its administrator and professional of the year at its annual Administrators Luncheon. Beverly Deans was named Administrator of the Year. Ms. Deans came to the college...

Public record

Death investigation A Goldsboro woman called police Sunday to report that she found her sister, Sandra Gayle Melvin, 59, 920 Fairview Circle, unresponsive. EMS Unit 61 responded and pronounced Melvin dead. The last known contact with the victim was by...