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Wednesday, July 26, 2006

New boardroom

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Wayne Community College's Board of Trustees meets for the first time in their new board room in the Dogwood Building Tuesday night. From left around the table are board members Veda McNair, assistant secretary to the board...

Board gets update on college construction, renovation work

The Wayne Community College Board of Trustees met in its new board room in the executive suite of the Dogwood Building Tuesday night. The renovation project began in December 2005 as part of a move to expand the college's bookstore...

Council OKs bid for automated meter reading system

Soon, meter readers walking through the yards of Goldsboro residents will be mere memories, officials said. City Council members unanimously approved a motion from the Finance Department Monday, officially awarding the bid for equipment and training associated with an upgrade...

Assault suspect won't go to court

A man charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault on a sleeping woman last year left the Wayne County Courthouse a free man. Well, almost free. "It was the weirdest case I ever had," said Assistant District Attorney Jan Kroboth,...

Fire guts Faison storefront

FAISON -- A fire gutted a business in downtown Faison in the wee hours of the morning today, and buildings on either side were damaged by smoke. Faison firefighters got a call at 3:10 a.m. to a small Hispanic grocery...

New Food Lion is ready to open

Goldsboro's newest Food Lion grocery store opens next week in the Wayne Plaza Shopping Center on East Ash Street. Food Lion, which operates more than 1,200 stores across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, has seven stores in Wayne County, more...

Center Street Jam Thursday

The Craig Woolard Band will be the featured entertainment at the Center Street Jam on Thursday night. The party starts at 5:30 and ends at 8:30. The free summer concert series sponsored by the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. is held...

Public records

Thefts of copper increase in Wayne A theft of a copper gas line Tuesday from an abandoned house at 703 Corney St. could have created a dangerous situation, a Goldsboro police official said today. "If someone had struck a match...