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Friday, June 9, 2006

Last Day - Students start their vacations

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Bethany Hayes, Rayshen Rowe and David Ochoa wave goodbye to their fellow classmates and teachers as their bus gets ready to depart Northwest Elementary School Thursday. Thousands of children around the county celebrated yesterday as their school...

Hello, summer, Wayne students get ready for school break

Thursday was the last day of school for students in Wayne County Public Schools. The half day featured graduations for those leaving kindergarten and middle schools, awards ceremonies and, for those in high school, final exams. It was a frenzied...

Scout honors classmate with outdoor classroom project

Tommy Stephenson has thought about his friend, Carson Thomas, many times since the eighth-grader was hit by a car last November. Tommy, 15, who is a rising sophomore at Eastern Wayne High School, joined his fellow Scouts in Troop 299...

Plans for U.S. 70 could cost $1 billion

MOREHEAD CITY -- Converting U.S. 70 from Johnston County to the coast to a freeway without any stoplights would cost more than $1 billion, a consultant told members of the Highway 70 Corridor Commission on Thursday. Representatives of Kimley-Horn and...

13 more nabbed in vice sting

Goldsboro police had promised a continued crackdown on prostitutes after eight women were arrested and charged last week. They arrested 13 more Thursday night and charged them with procuring for prostitution. One woman was charged with a felony drug offense,...

Wayne Memorial Hospital entrance closed Saturday

The main visitor entrance driveway and half of the main front parking lot at Wayne Memorial Hospital will be closed Saturday, begining at 8 a.m. while repairs are being made. In case of rain, repair work will be rescheduled. Visitors...

Public records

2 charged with drug trafficking Two Goldsboro men were arrested Thursday by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad and charged with four felony drug offenses, including two trafficking violations, after an investigation and search of a home in the 200 block...