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Monday, August 15, 2005

School budget meeting

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Lehman G. Smith, left, and Dr. Stephen Taylor, right, along with the rest of the Wayne County School Board meet Monday to discuss a proposal to end budget negotiations with the Wayne County Board of Comissioners. For...

County, schools budget deal in works

More money from the governor and a change in the rules for fines and forefitures could have helped bring an end to the county, school budget battle. That is, if the Wayne County Commissioners approve the plan at their...

Manhunt continues for suspect

MOUNT OLIVE -- Police are still looking for a man wanted in connection with the June shooting death of a 22-year-old woman. Mount Olive police and the Goldsboro-Wayne Crime Stoppers are offering a total of $1,000 reward for information leading...

Keeping teachers in the classroom

Wayne County Public School officials say they have been working long and hard to offset the growing teacher shortage. Every year, there is a turnover of educators lost to retirement and military reassignments, but the biggest challenge faced is in...

Kerr says new cigarette tax best deal available

The increase in the state tax on cigarettes isn't something Wayne area lawmakers wanted to see but Sen. John Kerr said the compromise represented the best deal legislators could come up with. "I've always been a strong supporter of the...

Fair Share donors get chance to win a car

Wayne County residents once again have the opportunity to win a new vehicle during this year's United Way campaign. Hal Howard, owner of Goldsboro Chrysler Dodge Jeep, has donated a 2005 PT Cruiser as part of the Fair Share Challenge....

Teens charged with stealing officer's bikes

Alert residents helped police on Sunday arrest two teens in connection with the theft of two bicycles from a shed in east Goldsboro. What the thieves did not know was that the bikes belonged to Goldsboro police Sgt. David Kelly....

Public records

Woman charged in rape of teen A 25-year-old woman has been arrested by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with felony statutory rape and a felony statutory sex offense of a 15-year-old boy. Shannon Kathleen Munn of Lee's Country...