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Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Medical missionary

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Dr. Renee Valach catches up on some work at the Goshen Clinic, she will leave this August for training oversees and will work in a hospital in the African country of Gabon. For more information see Local...

Alberto brings rain, tornado warnings, to Wayne

Wayne County residents can expect flood and tornado watches to accompany the steady rain expected to fall today. Remnants of Tropical Storm Alberto, which passed through Florida on Tuesday, is expected to bring 30 mph wind gusts and up to...

Funding stalling biodiesel plant plan

MOUNT OLIVE -- Financial delays have reset the calendar for the North Carolina Grain Growers Cooperative in developing Atlantic Bio-Energy, the biodiesel plant planned for Mount Olive. The cooperative had intended to raise about $18 million in farmer equity by...

Local doctor heading to Africa

A formerly shy teenager content to work quietly in a lab went on to build a medical practice. She credits God's confidence in her with now pulling her in a new direction -- as a medical missionary in Africa. Dr....

County already starting mosquito hunt

Sticky summer days mean mosquitos, and Goldsboro's expert, Ed Cianfarra, says many residents are giving them a place to breed. So, clean out the back yard birdbath, or you are part of the problem. "Mosquitos will lay eggs any place...

Subdivision plans approved by county

The Wayne County Planning Board gave its final approval on three plats and three street name changes during its meeting Tuesday night. Owner and developer Frank Seymour was given final approval by the board to develop 12 lots at Dogwood...

Mixup nearly led to wrong house torn down

PIKEVILLE -- A mix-up nearly caused Pikeville officials to condemn the wrong house. An abandoned house listed at 4597 U.S. 117 North had been found to violate the town's ordinance against nuisance structures. Conditions at the property were ripe for...

Downtown Jam Thursday

Liquid Pleasure, a renowned show and dance band, will perform at the Center Street Jam on Thursday evening in the parking lot behind the Waynesborough House on Center Street. The event will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m....

Southern Wayne student never missed a day of school

Back in the days when colleges awarded scholarships for perfect attendance, Keri Heath made a promise to her grandmother -- if she ever got the opportunity to go to a big school, she would never miss a day. She kept...

Public records

Trafficking charge A 23-year-old Goldsboro man has been arrested by the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with two drug trafficking offenses. Rinardo Quantrell Howell of East Mulberry Street was arrested Monday during a...