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Sunday, January 9, 2005

County jail expansion recommended

Wayne County commissioners were advised Friday that they need to spend more than $14 million on an expansion of the county jail. Brennan Associates Inc. is recommending the overcrowded jail be expanded with a new wing on what's now a...

Revote could cost county $20,000

Two months after Election Day, North Carolinians still don't know if Steve Troxler or Britt Cobb will be the next agriculture commissioner. But one thing is certain -- resolving the dilemma could cost Wayne County more than $20,000. The State...

Inmates to rebuild bikes for tsunami survivors

Chris Christman was wondering on his way to work Tuesday morning what he could do to help the victims of a tsunami that struck Indonesia on Christmas Day. He works at Wayne Correctional Center as the assistant superintendent for programs....

Dennis Hill named News-Argus city editor

Dennis Hill, a long-time Goldsboro newsman, has been appointed city editor of the Goldsboro News-Argus. Hill has held nearly every job in the News-Argus newsroom. He joined the newspaper as a reporter in 1986 and worked his way up to...

As 'mini-society' thrives, fifth-graders gain an appreciation for how commerce works

The gymnasium at Tommy's Road Elementary School was converted into an open air marketplace last week as fifth-grade pupils displayed their wares. It was "Market Day," the culmination of a three-month-long social studies activity conducted by teachers Cathie Hooks, Mary...

Flu vaccines available Tuesday for high-risk groups

Wayne County Health Department will hold another flu shot clinic on Tuesday, with 800 vaccines available for high-risk groups. Appointments are not necessary for the clinic, which will be held from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Health Director James Roosen...

Wayne Community College student honored for biomedical presentation

A Wayne Community College student has been recognized for her poster presentation during the 2004 Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. Qwan Michelle "Mickey" Turton of Goldsboro, a sophomore, was the only winner from a community college in her category...

Public Record

Second man held in assault, robbery The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has arrested a second man in the felonious assault and armed robbery last month of a 61-year-old Dudley man. Jonathan Lee Reeves, 23, of Mobile Circle, Dudley, was charged...