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Thursday, January 12, 2006

United Way campaign is a success

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit United Way campaign chairman Jane Rustin pulls off the last piece of tape revealing that the organization met its 2005 goal of $1.425 million. For more information see United Way hits goal....

A champion for education

About 60 years ago, five friends at the University of North Carolina Law School formed a study group that later would change the university they loved. Friday, they will say goodbye to one of their most prominent -- and, they...

Duplin voting machine cost might be lower

KENANSVILLE -- New voting machines might cost less than Duplin County officials had anticipated in this year's budget -- if the federal government comes through with some money. The county's budget contains $77,500 for the purchase of voting machines required...

United Way hits goal

The extra generosity of a handful of dedicated United Way supporters enabled the organization to meet its financial campaign goal for 2005. Last-minute contributions by several businesses and individuals pushed the Wayne County annual campaign over its goal -- by...

Seven Springs residents will see higher sewer bills

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Seven Springs officials are facing sever financial problems with its sewer system, town board members learned Wednesday night. Bookkeeping errors have led the town's sewer fund deep into the red, auditor Connie Huffman said. To compensate, the...

Princeton board tries to solve water mystery

PRINCETON -- Just who should be supplying water for a few customers west of Princeton and for what rate remains a mystery because three water districts overlap the area, officials say. The Princeton Town Board members tried to unravel the...

Speaker at King event urges women to get more involved

Women need to realize their role in the church and community is vital, said a speaker at a Martin Luther King Jr. memorial service Wednesday night. The Rev. Dr. Mazie Ferguson was the featured speaker as members of the congregations...

Holiday garbage collection schedules

Some city services will be operating on a holiday schedule next week, as officials and residents observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. As the city observes the holiday, trash pick-up will be affected. All sanitation collections services scheduled for Monday...

Public records

Stolen pickup hits 4 parked vehicles A stolen rental pickup truck sideswiped four parked cars Wednesday night on Hugh Street, inflicting about $11,300 in damages, Goldsboro police reported. During the collision, the southbound pickup lost a wheel that was found...