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Thursday, January 26, 2006

WATCH Van

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Family Nurse Practitioner Kathy Johnson checks Steven Mitchell's heart at the WATCH van this morning at House of Fordham. Officials have put a temporary hold on new patients for the mobile medical unit, which they say cannot...

WATCH van isn't taking any new patients for now

Working beyond capacity for some time, the WATCH program is not accepting any new patients. At least for right now. At Wednesday's board meeting of WATCH, which stands for the Wayne Action Teams for Community Health, director Sissy Lee-Elmore said...

Commanders make stop at Seymour Johnson AFB

Two high-ranking Air Force generals will be inspecting the 916th Air Refueling Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base this week. Gen. Duncan J. McNabb is commander of Air Mobility Command, based at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Air Mobility...

City gives more time for repairs to house

City officials said Willie Worrells is doing the best he can to bring his dilapidated home up to code -- new wood, fixtures and windows show progress. Monday, at their final meeting of the month, Goldsboro City Council members rewarded...

Wreck victim still critical at Pitt Memorial

A Wayne County man injured Friday in a head-on collision on N.C. 111 south remains in critical condition at Pitt Memorial Hospital, a spokesman said today. Clift McCall, 46, of Dobbs Place, was traveling north when the accident occurred, investigators...

She wanted donations for shelter instead of gifts for herself

All it took were a few words to get her interested, but what really tugged at Hannah West's heartstrings was a picture of a dog cowering in the corner of a pen at the Wayne County Animal Shelter. That is...

Holocaust expert opens celebration of reading

The annual Wayne County Reads program kicks off Friday at 6 p.m. at the Wayne County Museum. The program will focus on both the Holocaust and Jewish tradition, and will include a reception, a presentation on the group's 2006 selection,...

Engineer -- Sewer budget not in bad shape

SEVEN SPRINGS -- The engineer who designed and oversees the town of Seven Springs' sewer system said the system's financial situation is not as bad as it might appear. Town board members got bad news last month when they learned...

Public records

Drug charges Two people were arrested Wednesday by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad and charged with felony drug offenses. Nakita Donta McGee, 17, of Olivia Lane was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana after an investigation...

Cold War film subject of library discussion

A six-part discussion series on the film "Post War Years, Cold War Fears: American Culture and Politics, 1946-1960" begins Sunday in the Gertrude Weil Auditorium of the Wayne County Public Library from 2 to 4 p.m. Rhonda Konig, a reference...

Artist will be honored at Arts Council Friday

Goldsboro artist Zeno Spence will be honored with tributes, a cocktail buffet and exhibits of his work Friday, Feb. 10, at 6 p.m. at the Arts Council of Wayne County. Gene Price, editor emeritus of the Goldsboro News-Argus, will serve...