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Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Houses condemned

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber This home at 919 Bethune Avenue is one of several houses on the city's condemned list. Property owners now have six months to make repairs or the city will schedule demolition. For more information see Four houses...

Goldsboro High deadline looms

On the heels of the announcement that Goldsboro High School was among schools that again did not make adequate yearly progress, Judge Howard Manning last week set a hearing date to review the state's plans to rescue the state's lowest-performing...

Four houses placed on condemned list in city

City Council members gave four Goldsboro property owners one final chance to bring their dilapidated dwellings up to code at their Monday evening meeting. The properties, located at 106 E. Dewey St., 601 W. Chestnut St., 521 Olivia Lane and...

Horse owners on lookout for mosquito-borne illness

Horse owners are being reminded to have their animals vaccinated against mosquito-borne diseases that pose a threat during the hot months of summer. The state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reported the first case of eastern equine encephalomyelitis last...

Gas prices will change some bus fares

If gasoline prices continue to increase, the Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority's rural passengers will pay more to get around the county, officials said. Although urban rates in Goldsboro would not change, rural rates will if gas prices exceed $3 per gallon,...

Programs for troubled youths earn state funding

A Wayne County organization will receive more than $500,000 from state and local allocations during the next year to continue its work with programs that help local children and teenagers get a new start. The North Carolina Department of Juvenile...

Council members OK contract with chamber

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce will continue to operate the city's Travel and Tourism office, City Council members decided Monday. Last September, the city authorized a contract for the Chamber to handle the operation and administration of the Travel...

WCC business team earns trophies at national competition in Nashville, Tenn.

Members of the Wayne Community College chapter of the Phi Beta Lambda business education student organization placed in three competitive events at the 2006 National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn. In team events, Christopher Thomas, Joshua Berens, and Justin Currin...

Public records

Thefts Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating several break-ins and thefts that involved more than $1,000 in property: *About $15,000 in property was stolen between Wednesday and Monday from a home in the 100 block of Malcolm Glenn Drive, a...

College speakers available

MOUNT OLIVE -- An array of speakers and topics ranging from religion and history to travel and yoga can be found through Mount Olive College. The speakers' bureau addresses issues of personal growth and development, as well as provides an...