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Wednesday, November 2, 2005

Flu shots

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber More than 1,000 people received flu shots at a Wayne County Health Department clinic Saturday at Goldsboro Middle School. For more information see Agencies, base experts watching for signs of flu....

Agencies, base experts watching for signs of flu

Despite rampant "doom and gloom reports" about avian flu, Wayne County Health Director James Roosen said he is optimistic about local measures in place to track potential problems. "Surveillance has been put in place in Wayne County," said Roosen, pointing...

Committee begins study of land use in Wayne County

With an eye toward the future, a group of 30 people gathered at the Wayne County Public Library on Tuesday night to begin shaping policies that will guide the county's development well into the 21st century. The Wayne County Comprehensive...

Commissioners revise county flood ordinance

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance Tuesday protecting the interests and property of residents in the future and passed a proclamation recognizing heroes of the past at its Tuesday morning meeting. Commissioners approved a revised Flood Damage...

Wayne Memorial Hospital honored for Relay for Life

Although the annual Relay for Life is still six months away, people from several counties gathered in Goldsboro on Tuesday night to share ideas in preparation for next year's event. An American Cancer Society Relay rally was held at Wayne...

Corps of Engineers gives OK and widening of ditch begins

MOUNT OLIVE -- A representative from the U.S. Corps of Engineers told Mount Olive officials Tuesday they can do what's needed to improve drainage problems in town. Maylon Weeks, the town's special projects director, took engineer Scott Jones of the...

Officials see little effect from higher license fees

Substantially higher fees for driver license and license plate renewals has not led to a revolt by Wayne County motorists -- at least not yet. The new fees went into effect Oct. 1. First Sgt. T.C. McLeod, who commands the...

With Igoe stepping down, Faison will get new mayor

With the final day for voting a week away, residents of Faison will have to decide soon whom they want to be in the mayor's office and on the town board. Incumbent Mayor Bill Igoe said he is not running...

Public record

Missing Child Julia Katherine Walker, 17, was reported missing from her home on Jeffery Drive in La Grange by her mother, Nicole Walker. Julia was described as 5 feet 4 inches tall, approximately 140 pounds, with sandy, shoulder-length hair, blue...

Public record - other charges

Charges These people have been charged with crimes by Wayne County sheriff's deputies: *Mario Javon Kornegay, 21, South John Street, order for arrest, $1,000 bond. *Anthony Hazzard Campbell, 49, Wilmington, order for arrest, $1,000 bond. *LaSalle Corneal Raynor, 55, Dillard...

Nine to compete for Miss Goldsboro on Saturday night

More than $10,000 in combined scholarships to be awarded to nine contestants at the 2006 Miss Goldsboro Scholarship Pageant on Saturday night. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Mount Olive Historical Assembly Hall. The young women...