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Friday, August 18, 2006

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News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Connie Whaley, right, eighth-grade language arts and social studies teacher at Greenwood Middle School hugs her mother, Maggie Whaley, as they hear the news that Ms. Whaley is the new Wayne County Teacher of the Year. For...

Alliance starts making plans for park

Stoney Creek Park Alliance board members met Thursday to discuss potential funding sources for the park project, organizational details and ways to get the Goldsboro, Wayne County and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base communities involved in the effort. Dr. Peter...

She's head of her class

An eighth-grade language arts and social studies teacher at Greenwood Middle School was named Teacher of the Year for Wayne County Public Schools Thursday night. Connie Whaley has been at the school for three years and in the profession for...

Body found in burning pickup

A vehicle fire call turned into a potential suspicious death investigation in Kenly Thursday night. Kenly Fire Department firefighters discovered the dead body of a man in a pickup truck after they responded to a vehicle fire call and extinguished...

New fire station ready for move-in

Members of the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Fire and Emergency Services Flight should be getting settled into their new station by Sunday, officials said, a little more than two years after breaking ground on the project. Fire Chief Tom...

County is offering transport service

Wayne County launched a new ambulance service this week that will provide non-emergency transport for chronically ill patients to and from their homes and their physicians. Wayne NET is designed to provide an additional service to Wayne residents and to...

Air Force Blue Notes to perform at MOC

Mount Olive College will host the musical group The Blue Notes in concert on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 6 p.m. in Kornegay Arena. Featuring a blend of jazz and blues with a touch of Latin spice, the 11-piece ensemble blends...

Free school supplies to be given away at Hispanic center Saturday

School supplies for 200 children will be given away during a back-to-school party Saturday at the Hispanic Community Development Center at 309 Potts Road in Dudley. The party will begin at 11 a.m. and continue until 2 p.m., with free...

Bentonville history program scheduled for Saturday

Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site will hold a Civil War living history program and artillery demonstration Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The focus will be on the role of the common soldier and will feature members of the...