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Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Back to the books

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Goldsboro High School 10th-grade teacher Harold Barnes readies his new classroom in anticipation of the first day of school, which is set for Aug. 25. Some Wayne County teachers are already back to work as the system's...

Teachers ready for new school year

With a new school year starting in 10 days, teachers in Wayne County Public Schools are readying for students' return. Classes officially resume Aug. 25. Some teachers have already returned to their respective schools to prepare their classrooms for the...

Community can add thoughts to park plan

Every so often, as drivers along Ash Street pass Stoney Creek Park, they catch a glimpse of a woman jogging with a stroller or a group of men walking under the trees. Newly created Stoney Creek Park Alliance member Dr....

City will demolish annex building

Bulldozers will soon be hitting Center Street -- and another piece of the city's past will be coming down. Goldsboro Assistant City Manager Tasha Logan said City Council members are expected to approve a bid from A&K Grading Monday, marking...

District answers parents' lawsuit

The Wayne County Board of Education has filed a response to a lawsuit filed by the parents of a child that died last year during a field trip. David O. Lewis, a Durham lawyer representing the school system, said the...

These neighbors will be watching

FREMONT -- Fremont residents are tired of battling crime in their community -- and some of them have decided they are going to do more than just complain. They are going to do something about it. More than 75 people...

Public records

Wanted Goldsboro police are looking for a man accused of burglary, larceny, assault on a female and assault. Police investigators said Jacob Eugene Lofton, 21, of Beston Road, LaGrange also has two other warrants against him on file. But the...

WCC adds N.C. history course to fall schedule

Wayne Community College has added a course on North Carolina history to its fall schedule. The course is appropriate for both students enrolled in a credit program and community residents who are simply interested in their state's history, said instructor...

'Fill-the-Boot' drive to raise money for local MS victims

The Goldsboro Professional Firefighter's Association will hold its annual Fill-the-Boot campaign Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Wal-Mart on Spence Avenue. The annual fundraiser is sponsored by the Muscular Dystrophy Association, along with firefighter groups across the country. Last year, the...