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Monday, June 19, 2006

Flooding worries - Runoff from storm makes its way downriver

News-Argus/Bobby Williams North Carolina Department of Transportation workers, from left, Freddy Narron and Kenneth Strickland, move a high water sign to close Ferry Bridge Road because of high water this morning. NCDOT officials said motorists should observe the signs...

Water watch, storm runoff heading here

Rising water coming downstream following a downpour in the Raleigh area four days ago has flooded out two roads in western Wayne County, although county officials say they do not expect the high water to damage any property in the...

Schools choose teacher honorees

Wayne County Public Schools has announced its individual Teachers of the Year for 2006-07, representing each of the 31 schools. In the coming months, the field will be narrowed down to three finalists, representing the elementary, middle, and high school...

Local law enforcement agencies sharing information

Wayne County law enforcement agencies began sharing information this week in a new way that will help them better track criminals and crimes. The Sheriff's Office, Goldsboro Police Department, Mount Olive Police Department, Pikeville Police Department, Fremont Police Department, Walnut...

County will hear budget comment

Wayne County residents will have the opportunity to ask questions and express concerns over the proposed budget during the Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday at 9:15 a.m. Now that the proposed budget has been presented to the board, a copy...

OPINION - Parkstown Parade revived

A revival is planned for what once was regarded as the biggest little Christmas parade in the country. For almost two decades, beginning in the early 1950s, the crossroads community of Parkstown held Christmas parades that attracted spectacular participation and...

Public record

The following incidents are being investigated by Wayne County law enforcement officers: *Wei Fang of Goldsboro, reported an armed robbery Saturday. The victim stated that three unidentified black men, approximately 20 years old, approached him as he exited his vehicle...