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Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Chock full of nuts

News-Argus/Bobby Williams A tractor-trailer truck, loaded with peanuts, overturned Monday in the cloverleaf interchange at West Grantham Street and Dr. M.L. King Jr. Expressway, the U.S. 70 West and U.S. 117 intersection, snarling traffic for hours, Goldsboro police said....

City says Paramount on track

Paramount Theater project volunteers are still waiting to find out who is going to pay for the millions it is expected to take to rebuild the city's historic theater. After the Feb. 19 fire that destroyed much of the building,...

Grant provides families with better housing

Evelyn Kelly didn't mind when a man told her the county was going to have to tear down her old house. County officials say several dilapidated houses like the one Ms. Kelly had in the Potter's Hill community near Beulaville...

Program matches mentors, children

For Daryl Woodard, having a successful mentoring program for youths is not just a numbers game; it's about touching lives in a personal and positive way. Woodard is executive director of Smart Choices for Youth Inc., formerly Wayne County Youth...

Volunteers are needed for waterways cleanup

Trash will be foremost on the minds of Wayne County residents Oct. 1 as they take to local waterways for the 2005 Big Sweep from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Last year in North Carolina, 13,000 Big Sweep volunteers picked...

Evacuated students can get tuition break at WCC

Wayne Community College is providing tuition exceptions for Hurricane Katrina evacuees. Any evacuee who has already paid community college tuition in his or her home state is eligible for a tuition waiver for the second fall term, and evacuees who...

Now they are fighting weight gain and crime

Monika Barkley remembers what it was like two years ago when she participated in the Dr. Phil (McGraw) Show's weight loss challenge. People, even strangers, did not hesitate to approach her in restaurants to comment on what she was eating....

Public records

Mobile home fire A mobile home at 741 Pecan Road was destroyed before dawn Monday in a fire of an undetermined cause, a fire official said. Arrington Volunteer Fire Chief Randy Rogers said the single-wide home was engulfed in flames...

Webster James elected trustee for Kiwanis International

Webster James of Goldsboro, a member of the Kiwanis Club of Goldsboro, has been elected an International Trustee for Kiwanis International. He will begin service a three-year term in October as board counselor for the Alabama, New England and Andean-Central...