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Monday, August 28, 2006

New clinic opens

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Dr. Rick Stovall III, left, and Stephanie Rarick, a certified dental assistant, clean Wilbert Garner's teeth during Open Door Dental Clinic held at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church on Harris Street Friday. The clinic originated in Alamance County...

Enrollments down so far in schools

Wayne County Public Schools resumed on Friday, with first-day numbers reflecting a drop over the same time last year. Officials said the school system's headcount for the start of school at 17,915. On last year's first day, 18,337 students were...

Grant will add curves to city creek

For years, Goldsboro officials have been trying to find a way to put the meander back in Stoney Creek. Recreation and Parks director Neil Bartlett said thanks to a close to $500,000 appropriation that was confirmed Friday, work can begin...

Facilities meetings start tonight

Wayne County residents will get an opportunity tonight to tell the county commissioners and school board members how they feel about the county schools' plans for new facilities. The first of a series of public meetings on school facilities will...

New flight school ready to take off at county airport

Would-be pilots in and around Goldsboro won't have to travel to take flying lessons any more, starting this week. Henley Aviations will open its flight school at the Goldsboro-Wayne County Municipal Airport Friday. The airport hasn't had a flight school...

Musician learns new styles, new perspective in Africa

For music student Nathan Lean, a summer trip to Morocco soldified his desire not only to pursue a music career, but to work for global understanding as well. Lean, a graduate of Eastern Wayne High School, and now a senior...

Public records

Assault with deadly weapon A 34-year-old man was arrested after trying to run over a police officer with a police car. Corey Barnett was charged with assault, assault with a deadly weapon, driving while license revoked, driving left of center,...

WCC instructors honored

Two Wayne Community College instructors have been honored with the college's third set of Distinguished Chair awards. Faye Best, agriculture and natural resources department head, and Rosalyn Lomax, English and academic orientation instructor, will each receive $5,000 to use for...

OPINION ... Browsing the Net

I'm computer illiterate. I can type columns and editorials and letters on the computer at home and at Beaufort. But I have to call my patient and long-suffering wife Gloria to transmit them. And also to tell me what...