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Sunday, August 13, 2006

Two city projects in one motion?

Goldsboro Mayor Al King said the idea of reconstructing both the Paramount Theater and a community building downtown is not simply a dream to be realized five years from now -- it's a realistic possibility today. While City Manager Joe...

County, school officials to meet

Representatives from the Wayne County's commission and the county's Board of Education will have their first meeting this week to discuss what to do about school facilities -- and how to pay for the work. The first meeting of the...

The final 'Taste' list is in

Knives, spoons and spatulas will be flying as griddles and ovens are fired up for the 15th annual Taste of Wayne County. The event is United Way of Wayne County's campaign kickoff and will be Tuesday from 5 to 7:30...

Openings still available for More at Four locations

The Partnership for Children of Wayne County is currently accepting More at Four applications for this school year. More at Four is a free, state-funded pre-kindergarten initiative designed to prepare eligible at-risk 4-year-old children for success in school. Classrooms are...

First finalist drawn for Fair Share Challenge

Joyce Rhodes is the first 2006 Fair Share Challenge finalist. She is employed with the Goldsboro News-Argus. The first of 15 drawings was held last Friday at Goldsboro Chrysler Dodge Jeep. Fourteen more drawings will be held each Friday at...

County public hearings Tuesday

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners will hold two public hearings during their meeting Tuesday morning. One of the hearings, which will begin at 9:15 a.m., concerns the commissioners' adopted amendment to the Solid Waste and Recycling Ordinance banning cardboard...

Assistant transportation director named N.C. association president

Ricky Carter, assistant director of transportation for Wayne County Public Schools, has been elected state president of the N.C. Pupil Transportation Association. The announcement came at the recent NCPTA Conference held in Sunset Beach. The association is made up of...

Wayne Christian prepares for 20th anniversary year

Wayne Christian School began its 20th year of operation when the school year opened on Thursday with a record enrollment of 425 students. Officials at the school say there are plans this year to enhance the fine arts department, with...

Students advised to register

New students who will be attending high school in the southern end of the county are encouraged to schedule an appointment for registration. Students new to Southern Wayne and Spring Creek high schools should contact the schools. Needed at the...

Public Record

Missing person A 17-year-old Goldsboro girl has been reported missing by her mother, after having earlier dropped the teen off at work on Tuesday afternoon. Sadie Par-rish of Adler Lane told sheriff's dep-uties she last saw her daughter, Kelli...

WCC offers course in health technology

Wayne Community College Continuing Education will offer a course to train mental health and developmental disability technicians. The 16-week course provides the knowledge and skills needed to work with persons with mental health issues and developmental disabilities in a variety...

Duplin education forum Monday

The Duplin County NAACP Youth Council will sponsor a public forum with the Duplin County Board of Education on Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the media center at James Kenan High School. The public is encouraged to attend, ask questions...