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Thursday, November 18, 2004

Downtown decorations

Bobby Williams Downtown Goldsboro has taken on its familiar Christmas look as festive decorations drape over Walnut Street. This photo was taken in early-morning light today. The decorations and the trees on Center Street will come to life with...

Donations help Salvation Army recover from theft

Ten days after its warehouse was raided by thieves, the Salvation Army is restocking the shelves in its food pantry. Immediately after news reports Friday about the theft, people began showing up at the Salvation Army with food, Capt. John...

Flu clinic praised for efficiency

The Wayne County Health Department's second flu clinic went much smoother than expected, thanks to measures to streamline the time spent waiting in line. Josa Raynor-Vaughn, communicable disease program manager, credited health workers with making revisions that better accommodated the...

Historical Association needs money and members

A lack of money and manpower continue to be a concern of the Wayne County Historical Association, and both are necessary to keep it and the Wayne County Museum going, says the association's president. "We want to maintain our mission,...

Health Department plans teen Web site

A Web site for and about Wayne County teens is being studied by the county Board of Health, with hopes to launch it publicly soon. Carolyn King, health education supervisor, said the Health Department staff has been developing the idea...

Briefly

Holiday Planner Today's print edition of the News-Argus includes the Holiday Planner. The annual guide provides information on local holiday events, ideas for gifts and other information. Seven Springs parade The Seven Springs Christmas parade will be at 3 p.m....

Public records

Thefts Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *A gold herringbone necklace, a shotgun, 15 compact discs and cosmetics were stolen between Wednesday and dawn today from a home in the 400 block of Summerlin Drive, sheriff's deputies said....

Hospital wins advertising awards

Wayne Memorial Hospital has received two gold awards and one silver award for its efforts to promote the hospital in the community. The "Wallie Awards" were presented during the Carolinas Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing Society's annual conference in Charleston,...

Bills will help veterans, says Jones

U.S. Rep. Walter B. Jones and the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to pass three bills to improve veteran's health programs and benefits, Jones said. The bills were all previously amended and passed by the Senate and were passed by...

Officer promoted

Dwayne Bevell, a Goldsboro police officer, has been promoted to corporal, Chief Tim Bell announced Wednesday. Bevell joined the department on Aug. 8, 1998. He and his wife attend Providence United Methodist Church. Bevell also has received the advanced certificate...

Duplin General Hospital announces deal with ECU system

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin General Hospital has chosen University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina, based in Greenville, to assist with management consulting services, strategic planning and other services with the goal of better, more efficient health care for residents in Duplin...