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Saturday, September 22, 2012

At long last, he was free

GREENVILLE -- Harry Pawlik closes his eyes and takes a moment to collect himself. He knows it won't be long -- that tears will fall when he talks about the moment that marked the culmination of a lifetime of struggle,...

A brother, hero, forever in their hearts

Darkness brought them back to her doorstep night after night -- the uniformed men who notified a Goldsboro family that Murray Lyman Borden's F-4 Phantom had gone down during a combat mission over North Vietnam. Sorrow traveled alongside them...

October blood drive schedule

The following is the October blood drive schedule for the Wayne County chapter of the American Red Cross: * Oct. 3 at Eastern Wayne High School from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Eureka United Methodist Church from 2:30 to...

Annual Mount Olive Heart Walk is in the works

MOUNT OLIVE -- The 41st annual Mount Olive Heart Walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, beginning with registration at 8 a.m. next to the Mt. Olive Pickle Co. hiring office at 810 N. Chestnut St. The walk will step...

Library semi-annual book sale 10/11-13

The Friends of the Library will sponsor its semi-annual book sale on the weekend of Oct. 12-13 at the main branch of the Wayne County Public Library on Ash Street. A preview sale for the organization's members will be held...

Making sure God remains in Goldsboro

Some whispered their prayers, clasping hands with loved ones. Others loudly sang of how blessed they were. Still others walked silently, praying for the city and county they call home. In the face of community violence and discord, organizer...

Fundraiser Saturday for burn victim

By PHYLLISMOORE News-Argus Staff Writer Morgan Johnson has enjoyed representing the New Hope Fire Department as its fire princess and being the 2011 Wayne County Fire Princess. But as the end of her year reign is fast approaching and she...

DGDC honors top supporters at banquet

Downtown Goldsboro's celebration of its accomplishments in the past year was unusually festive Friday evening as those gathered for the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. Awards Banquet found much to be proud of, especially as Mayor Al King announced that...

Clothing giveaway Oct. 6

A clothing swap/giveaway will be held at Faith Alliance Church on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. until noon. If you have clothes to donate, call the churchor stop by with your clean and gently used clothes and shoes in...

Council will eye permit requests

The Goldsboro Planning Commission will consider four requests during its Sept. 24 meeting after public hearings were held on the measures at the Goldsboro City Council meeting Monday. The commission will consider again a communications tower proposed to be...

Teen's body found

Less than 24 hours after they first announced the arrest of three suspects in connection with the Sept. 9 disappearance of Kennedy McLaurin Jr., Goldsboro police have found what they believe is the 16-year-old's body -- and have arrested...

Officials look at facts on alternative school

Ideally, districts would not need alternative schools for students struggling with issues related to discipline, behavior and attendance. But other factors also necessitate the option, officials say -- a state mandate requiring public schools to operate such a school, and...

Results in from Air Force museum survey

Members of the Air Force Museum Citizen Committee had their first look at the results of the extensive community survey performed in May and June during their meeting Wednesday in the anteroom of Historic City Hall. Kathleen Tinworth of...