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Thursday, April 20, 2006

Show, then sale - Handlers parade their projects

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Junior showmanship contestants watch the judge as he inspects each goat and handler during the junior meat goat show at the Wayne County Junior Livestock Show and Sale at the fairgrounds Wednesday. For more information see Livestock...

County getting new business

Wayne County officials are expecting the creation of about 135 new jobs when a company officially announces it has bought the shell building at the county's industrial park, ParkEast. Joanna Thompson, president of the county Economic Development Commission, said today...

Livestock handlers compete for Grand Champion honors

As the judge walked up and down the rank of boys, girls and goats, the tension mounted. All of the 10 contestants had finished either first or second in their respective divisions and had been selected for the Grand Champion...

Builders get OK to plan clusters

Developers in Wayne County can plan more "cluster subdivisions" after the county Board of Commissioners approved the design plan this week. County planning officials had recommended commissioners approve the new subdivision regulation, which permits developers to build homes in a...

Door conflicts delay opening of new city hall

A conflict between fire codes could delay the opening of the new Goldsboro City Hall. Assistant City Manager Tasha Logan told Goldsboro City Council members Monday night there is an issue with the exit doors near the stairwell of the...

County health board presents $7.6 million budget

The Board of Health approved the county Health Department's proposed $7.6 million budget Wednesday, which reflects a nearly half million dollar increase over the previous year's figures. Health Director James Roosen said the projected amount for 2006-07 includes a $98,000...

Nostalgia revived by museum exhibit

Memories flooded back as Mary Johnstone gazed at the USO sign in the new exhibit at the Wayne County Museum. She met her husband at the USO, she said, back in 1942 when she was a hostess and he was...

Public records

Man wounded A 63-year-old Goldsboro man was shot and robbed of $20 Wednesday night at his home in the 300 block of North Carolina Street, according to a Goldsboro police report. Roychester Lee Brodie was found at about 8:45 p.m....