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Monday, January 30, 2006

Dancing with daddy

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Dean Poirier and his daughter, Jessica, above, top, share a laugh at the Family YMCA Father-Daughter Dance Saturday. More than 170 ladies and their dates, who could include a father, stepfather or other special male role model,...

Residents can tour new city building soon

Residents could soon get a chance to see where some of last year's tax dollars were spent downtown. City officials said they hope to open Goldsboro's new City Hall for public tours as soon as the work is finished in...

Two new agents join Extension Service

The Wayne County office of North Carolina Cooperative Extension has added new faces to its roster. New agents Jessica Hyatt and Mandy Barnes began working earlier this month. Ms. Hyatt, 26, is the new extension agent in horticulture, or garden...

Faison puts an end to Sunday sales ban

FAISON -- The Faison Town Board has overturned an ordinance that prohibited the sale of beer and wine on Sunday afternoons. Joani Babcock, chef at the Southern Exposure restaurant, had asked the board to rescind the ordinance, saying it hurt...

Womanless beauty pageant February 11 at WCC

Eleven contestants will flaunt their figures in evening gowns, demonstrate their talents onstage and show off their brainpower by answering tough questions. But this will be no ordinary pageant. The contestants all will be men. They will compete for the...

Wayne Community College students planning gaming expo

Hundreds of video-game enthusiasts are expected to flood the atrium at Wayne Community College on Saturday when a video gaming exposition will be held. The Phi Beta Lambda business fraternity is sponsoring the event, which will feature not only the...

Public records

Burglaries Wayne County authorities are investigating two weekend burglaries. A couple was kidnapped, bound and robbed Friday of a rifle in a home in the 100 block of Mobile Circle near Dudley, according to a Wayne County Sheriff's Office report....

Crime Stoppers calls help lead to arrests

Calls to Crime Stoppers helped lead law officers to make arrests in three crimes in Mount Olive -- a bank robbery, a break-in and a drug case. The agency's law-enforcement coordinator, Goldsboro police Sgt. Dot Ardes, told the Crime Stoppers...

Child-care conference to be held February 18 at WCC

Child-care professionals and parents are invited to attend the 6th Annual Child Care Conference to be held on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Wayne Community College. Thirty-two workshop sessions will be offered, with topics including...