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Thursday, September 7, 2006

SJAFB Change of Command

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Brig. Gen. Blair E. Hanson, left, leads Col. Mike Holmes and Col. Steven L. Kwast to the change of command ceremony on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base today. Col. Holmes has been reassigned to a position in...

Students, parents share views with state board

Goldsboro High School students and parents told visting members of the N.C. Board of Education Wednesday that for their school to succeed, they need more support and resources. Local and state educators met with parents, students and community members during...

Officials review school improvement plan

Local and state educators Wednesday night reviewed plans for ensuring that low-performing schools like Goldsboro High School will move toward improving test scores. Representatives from the state Board of Education and the Department of Public Instruction visited Wayne County to...

Cox, 23, will face murder charges

The third defendant charged in connection with a 2004 New Year's Day double homicide is expected to have his day in court Monday. The trial of 23-year-old Telly Cox, of LaGrange Street, LaGrange, is scheduled for Courtroom 5 at the...

Col. Kwast takes reins at Seymour

As Col. Mike Holmes received his final salute from the men and women of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, some of the stoic faces in the crowd revealed soft smiles. A formal ceremony on base this morning made it official...

After slow start, enrollments are up in schools

With less than two weeks into the new school year, students in the public schools have already experienced an early dismissal day, cancellation of classes and a holiday. Anticipating the storm Ernesto's arrival, school officials released students early on Thursday...

Case Farms could get OK to expand

A zoning dilemma that has hindered Case Farms from expanding its processing plant operation might have been solved by a rezoning being considered by the Wayne County Board of Commissioners. The company had purchased a tract of land adjacent to...

Public records

Statutory rape The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has charged Manfred Jennings Hood III, 30, of Falling Creek Church Road, with four counts of first degree statutory rape. He was placed under $400,000 bond Wednesday following investigation into a report of...

WCC class to trace barbecue heritage

A North Carolina history class at Wayne Community College is seeking information and artifacts related to Wayne County's barbecue heritage. The class, led by instructor Charlotte Brow, is developing an exhibit for the Wayne County Museum that will run from...

Seminar Tuesday on developing a business

The Business and Industry Center of Wayne Community College will offer the free seminar on developing a business plan Tuesday evening, Sept. 12, from 6-9 .m. in Room 104 of the Walnut Building. "Develop A Business Plan That Works For...

MOC alumni from across U.S. gather

Twenty-six members of the Mount Olive College Alumni Board and their spouses recently convened for one of their tri-annual meetings. Coming from all across the country, they gather for a few days each winter, summer, and fall to discuss and...

Correction

A story in Monday's News-Argus indicated that library cards for the Wayne County Public Library can be obtained over the telephone. That is not true. Library cards must be applied for in person....