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Friday, August 4, 2006

Ready, set, shop

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Michael, 7, and Kelli O'Hora, 6, look over some shoes with their mom, Kathy, as the family gets a headstart on tax-free weekend shopping at JCPenney in Goldsboro. Kelli will enter the first grade this year at...

Annexation group loses first appeal

Residents in the neighborhoods near Buck Swamp and Salem Church roads suffered a setback this week after the North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the city of Goldsboro in one of the appeals of their annexation dispute....

Schedule in place for 2006 local fair

They're almost back -- the ugly trucks, western gunfights, corndogs, pies, flowers, goats and fireworks. Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair officials recently released this fall's lineup and said they are ready to go, on what some have called "the biggest and...

North Carolina starts tax-free holiday weekend of shopping

Shoppers grab your credit cards. The state's tax-free weekend began at 12:01 a.m. today and continues until 11:59 p.m. Sunday. And in Wayne County, shoppers wasted no time getting their lists in shape for their back-to-school haul. Laketa Jimenez and...

Starbucks almost ready to open

Coffee junkies only have about another month to wait before Goldsboro's new Starbucks opens its door, the project's general contractor said this week. Darrell Flowers of Commercial Finish Group out of Dallas, said Monday he hopes to have the new...

WCC registration deadline draws near

With the start of the new academic year at Wayne Community College just around the corner, students still have a few days left to enroll and register for classes. Fall registration will be held on the college's main campus Aug....

Public records

Guns stolen Officials from the Wayne County Sheriff's Office arrested a 15-year-old from Dudley Thursday. The juvenile was charged with two counts of breaking and entering and larceny. Both break-ins took place in Dudley and involved the theft of firearms,...