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Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Eastern Wayne hears plans

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Principal Patsy Faison, left, and Kenneth Cooley, advisory council members for Tommy's Road Elementary School, speak at the facilities meeting at Eastern Wayne High School. Monday's gathering was the last of the six meetings scheduled to discuss...

Teenager suspected of having gun at bus stop

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is continuing an investigation into reports of a young man with a weapon near several school bus stops in the county this morning. Initial reports said that a youth with a gun was harassing students...

Flooding, safety top Eastern Wayne parents' list of concerns

Residents voiced their final concerns and suggestions to the Facilities Master Plan Team Monday night during the last of six community meetings designed to create dialogue about the county's school facilities needs. More than 100 parents, citizens and school advisory...

Proposal from the schools

Here is the background information provided from Wayne County Public Schools about schools in the Eastern Wayne district of the county, presented to those attending Monday night's public forum with the master facilities plan committee to discuss construction needs. It...

County officials take aim at 'deadbeat parents' suspects

Have you seen these nine people? Wayne County Child Support Enforcement officials say they have tried to track down these nine most wanted deadbeat parents, who owe a collective total of $233,518.90 in back child support payments, but to no...

Calypso is facing officials shortage

Forget poison pen campaigns and bitter debates between mudslinging politicians. The town of Calypso has a different problem. There is a shortage of people who are able to serve in town offices. All those who are currently serving were draftees...

Mount Olive eyes plans for growth

Mount Olive has fewer than 5,000 residents, but the town is growing, officials say, and while growth is good they want to make sure they have an adequate strategy in place to manage it. Already, they believe, their town is...

Registration deadline Friday for November 7 vote

Wayne County residents who want to vote in November's general election have until 5 p.m. Friday to register, election officials said. Residents can mail their voter registration form to the Wayne County Board of Elections office, which is located at...

Public records

Investigations Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *A 1-year-old child was injured when a vehicle allegedly struck backed overhim and struck his head. Ra-Shon Emmanuel Hines of North Carolina Street was treated and released at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Larry Donald...

New Lighthouse thrift shop opens

The Lighthouse of Wayne County's new thrift shop is now open. Seconds Please is located at 4450 U.S. 70 east in the old City Girls Antiques shop, just past the intersection of U.S. 70 east and N.C. 111 south going...

Master Gardeners' fall plant symposium and plant sale Saturday

Wayne County Extension Master Gardener volunteers will be holding their Fall Plant Symposium and Plant Sale on Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Wayne Center, at the Cooperative Extension Office on the corner of George and Chestnut streets. The symposium is...