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Friday, September 22, 2006

Meadow Lane fire scare

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber An electrical box in a hallway at Meadow Lane Elementary School burst into flames at about 11 a.m. today and firefighters were called to the scene to investigate. Before firefighters arrived, Meadow Lane employees put out the...

Residents talk about county's future

A handful of Wayne County residents joined with several dozen county and municipal officials to offer strategies for improving the county over the next 20 years during a Comprehensive Land Use community meeting Tuesday night at the Wayne Center. The...

Air Force retirees honored Saturday at Seymour Johnson

Air Force retirees will be feted Saturday at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base as the base holds its Retiree Appreciation Day at the enlisted club from 8:45 a.m. until 1 p.m. The 4th Medical Group will hold health screenings and...

Health Department receives $20,000 in computers

The bioterrorism preparedness department of the Health Department has been awarded a state grant that provides $20,000 worth of computer equipment, software and training. David Hesselmeyer, bioterrorism coordinator, said Wayne was among 17 counties in the state to receive the...

Jury will determine Cox's fate

The fate of a LaGrange man accused of fatally shooting a Goldsboro couple with an accomplice on New Year's Day in 2004 now lies in the hands of the jury. Jury deliberation will begin today in the Telly Cox trial....

Highway 70 access management plan approved by county

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners adopted an U.S. 70 access management plan Tuesday, paving the way for future improvements to sections of the existing U.S. 70 bypass and look ahead to creating a new U.S. 70 freeway from Clayton...

College gets high scores in review

Wayne Community College has received yet another nod of approval from one of the regional associations tasked with determining standards for the nation's university systems. Southern Association of Colleges and Universities (SACS) recently completed its detailed re-accreditation process and has...

Mount Olive sets ground-breaking for sewer plant

MOUNT OLIVE -- Residents and officials will break ground for the town's new waste water treatment plant Sept. 28 at the site of the original facility at 408 Wilkins Farm Road. It has taken Mount Olive six years to get...