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Monday, May 29, 2006

The Water's Fine - Pools open for the season

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Taking a holiday weekend splash at the Family YMCA pool in Mount Olive are, from left, Emily Parker, Nikki Henson and Brittani Overman. The pool, like many across Wayne County, opened Memorial Day weekend....

Cleanup group faults unsecured loads

A group of Wayne County residents dedicated to keeping the county free of trash and debris says items thrown from cars might be a problem, but not the biggest challenge to keeping the county clean. Keep Wayne County Beautiful volunteers...

Teenager dies in surgery after shooting

A Fremont teenager died today after being shot in the chest in a car on Albert Drive. Another teen was arrested by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with murder. The victim, John Setliff, 17, of East Wayne Street,...

Local governments turn surplus items into cash through online auction site

Some local governments are finding that one person's trash can be another person's treasure -- literally. Municipalities and county governments are turning to GovDeals.com, an online auction site that facilitates the sale of government surplus items nationwide. Wayne County has...

Clinic offers mental health care options

A new clinic at Wayne Memorial Hospital is giving mental health patients a new option for care in the wake of mental health reforms and other changes that are forcing some adults to look for new avenues for treatment. Stoney...

Public records

2 hurt in wrecks Two people were injured and damages were estimated at $28,300 in five weekend traffic collisions in Goldsboro, police reported. *A new car sustained about $10,000 in damages in a hit-and-run collision at 3:15 a.m. Sunday at...

Partnership hopes lobsters again will be popular fare

Advance tickets are available until Tuesday for the second annual Lobster Fest, and Partnership for Children employees are preparing for the big cookout next Friday. "Rain or shine, we'll be out there cooking," said Patty Huffman, the Partnership for Children...