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Thursday, June 24, 2004

Water travel

News-Argus/Dennis Hill The rider of a scooter warily approaches the flooded driveway of a service station on Berkeley Boulevard during a thunderstorm Wednesday night. Wayne County avoided the rain Wednesday afternoon, but storms hit in the evening with torrential...

School finances uncertain, says official

School officials say they were blind-sided by this week's announcement that county commissioners demanded supplemental pay for teachers be increased by 3 percent and paid for by the school system. Nan Barwick, assistant superintendent for finance, said the administration...

Sager's goal to insure fiscal responsibility

Wayne County Commis-sioner Efton Sager promises to continue to promote fiscal responsibility if he's re-elected this year. Keeping the county in good financial shape is the biggest challenge facing the county board, Sager said in a campaign statement this week....

Williams seeks open council seat

Naomi Williams has become the third person to apply for William Goodman's seat on the Goldsboro City Council. Ms. Williams, who lives on East Chestnut Street and is a school teacher, ran for the District 3 seat last year. She...

Hospital holds health careers summer camp

T'Sharra Williams, a 16-year-old rising senior at Southern Wayne High School, donned a blindfold to experience what it is like to be a patient who can't see. She was fed her lunch by Ashley Rich, also a rising senior...

Public records

Stealing from elderly A Goldsboro woman was arrested Wednesday by Goldsboro police and accused of stealing checks from a 99-year-old resident of a nursing home and making them out to herself. Cindy Ramona Dawson, 31, of South Leslie Street was...

Briefly

Board vacancies Goldsboro needs a few good men -- and women -- to fill vacancies on boards and commissions. The City Council wants to fill 14 spots but still needs some names to fill in the blanks. The openings are...

Wayne Community College ground breaking set for Monday

The public is invited to join college administrators, local and state government officials, construction personnel and continuing education students in digging up a little dirt at Wayne Community College. A groundbreaking ceremony set for 10 a.m. on Monday will mark...