I remember it like it was yesterday. Sitting in my car outside a domestic violence assistance agency, patiently — but anxiously — waiting for my appointment.

Once there was a kid named Billy, who said, “I wish my dad was my dad.” He hoped his dad would become an active part of his life, not just in word but in deeds.

Each day begins a new opportunity to work on those things we choose to remain or refuse in our thinking. We must understand that our minds are to remain at peace as much as we can be a part of the freedom it can obtain.

Some of Wayne County’s past residents will tell their stories during the first ever Ghosts of Christmas Past fundraiser next month at Willow Dale Cemetery.

Members of Nahunta Extension and Community Association Club talked about the upcoming ECA bazaar during their November meeting.

In November we celebrate All Saints’ Day when everyone pauses to remember those who have gone before. As All Saints’ or All Souls’ Day is celebrated, bridge players remember all those former club members who are no longer with them, but who remain in their hearts and minds. There are more fo…

For more than 50 years, the North Carolina Symphony has been bringing its musicians to Goldsboro to kick off the holiday season.

Do you have a holiday recipe that's been in your family for a while that you'd like to share with News Argus readers?

My dad went by many names. He was born William Moore and, like any good stand-up comic, could have made the case that his family “was so poor they didn’t give him a middle name.”

What would I say to you if we were acquainted to the stranger, to the woman who stands waiting for her ride? What would I say to the one who sits and then stands as her ride arrives? Maybe even to the stranger who walks past me, what would I say or what would one ask?

Take equal parts of epoxy and hardener, add some color to it and you have some eye-catching, usable art.

All around Wayne County, people are putting up spooky decorations to celebrate Halloween. Here are some of the scary ones that can be seen.

If you’re fortunate in this life, you learn something new every day.

Salt is superior in finishing. Foods are preserved by salt. In many instances, salt is the seasoning used in the foods that we eat to give it flavor. The word of God says, “Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? It is thenceforth goo…

More than 650 third-graders from Wayne and Duplin counties will descend on the University of Mount Olive Oct. 29 for a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fair. It will take place from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. on the college lawn near Pope Wellness Center.

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Halloween is the time of year for some spooky fun.

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There are seasons in our lives where people, places, things/environments complement our growth in life. They are necessary as we are enlightened and inspired by God to implement change not only in our thinking, but spiritually we are blessed to cultivate new behaviors. We are enabled to see …

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It’s important to have things we are proud of in life. These usually range from education to achievements in a career field.

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I think about it every single day.

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Breaking news! For the first time since we started Face2Face Bridge in early June, we finally had a Mitchell movement Monday. Two couples from out of town visited us, making 6 ½ tables, the minimum needed for a Mitchell movement.

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The Scriptures tells us what to do when we are overwhelmed by circumstances that we face in life. It is by faith that we believe in the word of God, so that it will illuminate in our spirits. We are transformed by the renewing of the mind, when we replace negative thoughts with the word of God.

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Their rituals — and even their passwords — are secret, known only to members.

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One day I spoke with my brother, Darren, about when God speaks to us in different seasons about the same thing. In one season, there may be ministered to us one concept, and in another, a similar, but different, concept concerning the same subject. I asked does that mean we are to move on fr…

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It’s that time of year again when people flock to the mountains to see brilliant bursts of red, orange and yellow in the trees.

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My husband, Ron, and I are celebrating our 15th wedding anniversary.

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I saw him when he entered my atmosphere, just as subtle as a transition, notably so. I’d not experienced this on the other side before. Now that my heart is regenerated, this response from the old man caught me somewhat aback.

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We are back at it, but lots of players are still missing. We have been playing face2face bridge since early June.

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Today marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11 — not the date on the calendar, but the historic event.

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There are seasons in our lives where people, places, things/environments complement our growth in life. They are necessary as we are enlightened and inspired by God to implement change not only in our thinking, but spiritually we are blessed to cultivate new behaviors. We are enabled to see …

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Whether you have a health condition or are just trying to get healthier overall, smoothies can help.

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Hello, Friends!

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As fall is just around the corner, September is a great time to start prepping your garden for cooler weather. Use these gardening tips below to enjoy being in the garden this fall:

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Often we see in western movies and various televisions shows wild horses that need to be broken. To break a horse requires patience, time and a will to see it through until the job is done. Often the horse is saddled with the intentions of someone getting on it to ride it. Because the horse …

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Have you been finding some colorful caterpillars eating the leaves on your azaleas lately? If so, you could be looking at the azalea caterpillars. Often referred to as Labor Day worms, these caterpillars usually show up on azaleas around late August and early September.

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If I could but have tunnel vision I’ve seen in the valley. If I could but focus enough without the storm and waging winds and toll they tally. This incomparable place I’ve seen where egos and might, slights of eyes didn’t matter because I couldn’t see you or them for the stormy weather.

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At their August meeting, members of Nahunta Extension and Community Association Club voted to give money for books and school supplies that they donated to two new teachers, Hannah Vernon and Skylar Griffin, at Northwest Elementary School.