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Monday, October 2, 2006

First demolition derby at the fair

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber David Goins, left, and his daughter, Nikki, far right, along with her friend, Jessica Lovell, talk about their experiences in the first heat of the Demolition Derby at the Wayne County Regional Agricultural Fair Sunday. Goins, a...

County leaders want state to eye annexation

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution last month asking state legislators to study municipal annexation laws, a move some Goldsboro officials say they do not understand. Commissioner Efton Sager offered the resolution. He said nearly a dozen...

A family-style rumble

Nikki Goins tightened her grip on the wheel and revved the engine of her mud-spattered black and pink Buick Skylark. The Mar-Mac resident knew the first leg of Sunday's Demolition Derby -- and the beginning of her career in the...

Telethon hunts for Wayne's next 'Idol'

If you've been bitten by the "American Idol" love bug and you love talent shows then you won't want to miss the first ever singing contest featuring 25 homegrown musicians. The fundraising event sponsored by Goldsboro-Wayne Crime Stoppers will present...

Residents can get help with damages from Ernesto

Relief is now available for homeowners, businesses and even renters adversly impacted by August's Tropical Storm Ernesto. The U.S. Small Business Administration declared Duplin and Jones counties to have been adversely affected by the storm, which dumped nearly a foot...

Days of Caring reports show that hundreds took time for community service projects

Some gave a few hours; others gave a few days. But they all received a lifetime reward of satisfaction from helping their neighbors. Volunteers did everything from building playground equipment and assembling disaster kits to conducting food drives and donating...

County will wait to make decision on Case Farms

A public hearing planned for Tuesday's county Board of Commissioners meeting concerning the establishment of a new one to accommodate planned growth at Case Farms has been rescheduled for next month. Case Farms purchased a tract of land adjacent to...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *A Rosewood Middle School student was accused of selling prescription drugs to another student on a school bus. The 14-year-old male student was searched and found to be possession of 10...

WCC business seminar Oct. 12

The Business and Industry Center of Wayne Community College will offer the free seminar "Pricing Strategies for Small Business" on Thursday evening, Oct. 12, from 6-8 p.m. in room 101 of the Walnut Building . Presenter Joe McMichael will discuss...

WCC bookkeeping course Tuesday

The Business and Industry Center of Wayne Community College will offer the free seminar "Basic Bookkeeping and Taxes For Small Business" in room 104 of the Walnut Building Tuesday evening. This seminar, presented by Jess McLamb, deals with concepts such...