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Friday, December 9, 2005

A visit with St. Nicholas

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Evan Kornegay, 2, shares his Christmas list with Santa Claus at the Berkeley Mall in Goldsboro. Children all across Wayne County are busy putting together their wish lists for the Jolly Old Elf as they continue making...

School district still looking at form

A liability release form in Wayne County Public Schools is still under review, while a revised permission slip requiring health insurance seems to have squelched complaints, officials say. The controversial form regarding off-campus field trips came under fire in October,...

Troopers search for suspect in hit and run

MOUNT OLIVE -- Highway Patrol officials are looking for a yellow Dodge Neon they think might have been involved in the hit-and-run death of a Mount Olive area man. Adrian E. Jones, 83, was hit in the middle of the...

Aircraft parts manufacturer plus training center added at TransPark

KINSTON -- The Global TransPark continues to grow as Workhorse Aviation Manufacturing opened its doors Wednesday. Just down the road, Lenoir Community College's Eastern Region Advanced Machining Center held an inaugural ceremony. Both facilities are part of the North Carolina...

FFA chapter brings coats for children at elementary school

MOUNT OLIVE -- As temperatures dropped this week, members of the Mount Olive Collegiate Chapter of the Future Farmers of America helped warm up some students at Carver Elementary School. The chapter helped spread Christmas cheer early for 58 children...

Public records

Drug charges A 61-year-old Goldsboro man was arrested Thursday by authorities and charged with three drug offenses and other violations after a search of his home in the 500 block of East Mulberry Street. Willie James Bean was charged with...

Bradshaw pleads guilty

A Goldsboro teenager charged with swiping drugs from Wayne Memorial Hospital has pleaded guilty in Wayne County District Court to misdemeanor possession of marijuana in another case. Thomas A. Bradshaw II, 16, of Bradford Place was fined $35. Judge Rose...

Holiday events on tap this weekend and beyond

Several Wayne County historical groups are planning Christmas events and invite the public to attend. Waynesborough Christmas Waynesborough Historical Village will host "Christmas In The Village" from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Musical groups, including the Wayco Ramblers, St. Luke...

Mount Olive sewer rates to increase

MOUNT OLIVE -- The new Mount Olive Town Board has reaffirmed the previous board's decision to raise sewer rates to help pay for a regional sewer system that also would serve residents of Calypso. Previous board members had agreed several...

City water service interruption scheduled

Officials announced today that water services will be interrupted for a portion of the city Monday so a water valve can be replaced. From 8 a.m. to noon Monday, residents in the 800 to 1400 blocks of George Street, 200...