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Monday, January 16, 2006

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. annual breakfast

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Damesha Smith, MLK committee chairperson, talks with Goldsboro Mayor Al King before the breakfast and memorial tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today. In addition to a couple of speeches, the event included entertainment and a...

Case still pending against driver

Goldsboro police say they are continuing to put together their case against a driver who allegedly struck two 13-year-old eighth-graders last year as they crossed East Ash Street near Greenwood Middle School. Police Sgt. Trey Ball said when he completes...

Officials to finalize new voting machines

Wayne County's commissioners will pick voting machines for the county and determine how much to set aside to pay for them at the board's meeting Tuesday. Last year, the General Assembly approved legislation requiring each county's Board of Elections to...

New high school seeks applicants for fall semester

Wayne County Public Schools is preparing to open its 32nd school this fall, to be located on the Wayne Community College campus. Wayne Early/Middle College High School, part of a national high school reform initiative, will become the school system's...

Celebrating his dream: Annual breakfast honors Dr. King

Singing, dancing, prayer -- all in honor of a champion of the civil rights movement. More than 400 county residents arrived at H.V. Brown Hall this morning to pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as the city hosted...

Fitness program sponsored by county, extension service

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service and the Wayne County Health Department are sponsoring a fitness program for Wayne County residents. Wayne Gets Fit! begins Jan. 24 and run through April 10. The program will be held every Tuesday from 4:30...

Goldsboro native pens WCC play

The Wayne Community College Fine Arts Club will sponsor performances of a play written by a Goldsboro native. Spat, written by Ayinde Hurrey, will be performed Jan. 21, 21, 27 and 28 at 8:15 p.m. in the music room of...

Public records

Wanted Three people are wanted by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office on two felony warrants for breaking and entering and one felony warrant for larceny. Brian Curtis Herring, 30, of Smithfield, Amy Herring Ham, 23, of Hugh Street and Ricky...