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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Soul's Palette

Malissa Smith wears braces on her legs and sits in a wheelchair. She has limited mobility in both her hands. But when she's at a Soul's Palette class, she forgets about all that, and for a short time, she's just...

Multi-sports complex to open with a fly-over, dedication of F-4E Phantom

The assistant secretary of U.S. Air Force Installations, a flyover by F-15E Strike Eagles and the dedication of a retired F-4E Phantom are planned during the grand opening celebration of the Bryan Multi-Sports Complex Monday. The 10 a.m. event, which...

Art on the city streets

Downtown Goldsboro was bustling Saturday afternoon for its first-ever "Made on Main Street" event, primarily down the stretch of Walnut Street between James and John streets. The street festival was also the first of its kind in the state...

Fremont collapse to cost town $10,000

jpitchford@newsargus.com The cleanup from a building collapse in downtown Fremont will cost the town more than $10,000, town administrator Barbara Aycock said at the town's Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night. The roof of the building, at the corner of...

Reflecting on survival, loss and joy in different hues

Clouds of pastel smoke wafted over the Wayne Community College campus early Saturday morning, as walkers and runners passed through --or around, if they didn't want to get bombed by the powdered paint-- paint stations during the annual Cures...

Friday, April 20, 2018

A picnic with teddy bears

Daniela Alvarez carefully chose chalk colors for her rendering of a rainbow on the brick pathway that makes up Cornerstone Commons in downtown Goldsboro on Wednesday morning. Her mom, Mayra Alvarez, held up her smartphone to capture the moment, taking...

Survivors relay their stories

Rocky Harrison is a cancer survivor four times over. His first diagnosis, squamous cell carcinoma, inside his ear canal, was only the second case of its kind that the hospital in Chapel Hill had ever seen at that time, said...

County mourns loss of Kirk Keller

Kirk Keller, by many accounts a "force of nature" for his diverse contributions in this county over the years, died early Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was 57. His job was instructor at Wayne Community College in the...

Gardening workshop slated for April 24

A workshop on growing vegetables and herbs will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at the Wayne County Extension office in the Maxwell Center, 3114 Wayne Memorial Drive. It is the latest in a series of...

20 years of WISH

Leaders from all over Wayne County came together at Wayne Middle/High Academy Thursday evening to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Wayne Initiative for School Health Centers. The WISH centers are located in Brogden Middle School, Wayne Academy, Dillard...

Thursday, April 19, 2018

House District 21 primary: Raymond Smith

Raymond Smith said that investing a vote in him for N.C. House District 21 is investing a vote for Wayne and Sampson counties "One of the reasons that I am in this race to begin with is because I am...

House District 21 primary: Eugene Pearsall

As a small business owner, Eugene Pearsall says the state needs to focus more time and resources on small businesses instead of rolling back taxes and regulations to court large companies. Just because a company is large does not mean...

Town of Mount Olive to UMO students: Reach for the sky

MOUNT OLIVE -- A unique new program could soon be taking flight at Mount Olive's airport thanks to a partnership among the airport committee, town of Mount Olive and the University of Mount Olive. The idea is to attract...

Foundation awarded naming rights to multisports complex

The newly opened, 62-acre athletic complex on Oak Forest Road now bears the name of a Goldsboro-based charitable organization. The Goldsboro City Council approved naming the complex the Bryan Multi-Sports Complex Monday, following a $300,000 naming rights donation to...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Fire displaces family of four

Firefighters responded to a mobile home fire at a mobile home park off Genoa Road in Dudley just after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. When firefighters arrived at 236 Beaver Drive, the mobile home was engulfed in flames. Arrington Fire Chief Randy...

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