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Wednesday, October 11, 2006

City Hall work continues

News-Argus/Bobby Williams While officials at City Hall wait for renovation and restoration efforts to begin next door, crews are busy knocking down another building on Center Street. Phase III of the City Hall project is nearly complete, officials said....

Eikenberry says troops getting job done, but more to do

For Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry, it was a long dash home from Afghanistan to Goldsboro to visit his ailing father, Harry, Tuesday. But after encouraging all the soldiers under his command to tell their stories to their hometown media, he...

Airshow will bring big bucks to county

Some will stay the weekend. Others, might just pass through town. But all those who travel to Goldsboro Sunday for the Wings Over Wayne Airshow will likely have one thing in common, Wayne County Chamber of Commerce executive director Steve...

City of Goldsboro employees now eligible for merit raises

City of Goldsboro employees could see more money -- if their performance is above and beyond the call of duty, City Council members decided at their meeting Tuesday. Council approved a merit pay system at their mini-retreat, a move that...

Schools approve budget for year

A $147 million budget has been approved for Wayne County Public Schools' for the 2006-07 fiscal year. The finance committee members of the Board of Education reviewed the uniform budget and resolution for 2006-07 at a meeting Sept. 26, with...

Man chases driver with gun near businesses

A case of road rage nearly erupted into gun violence Tuesday morning on South Berkeley Boulevard. Goldsboro police responded to the road rage call about 11 a.m. after the male victim called to report the incident, Capt. Mike Conerly said....

SBA closing flood claims office

With more than 90 claims filed in the last two weeks, the U.S. Small Business Administration has decided it's time to close its temporary offices in Duplin and Jones counties. "We stay open as long as needed," said Michael Lampkin,...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating these reports: *Tammy Pitt Croom reported Monday that someone broke into her home and stole an organ, $20 in quarters, a bass guitar, an amplifier, shoes, clothing and other items, totaling $2,725....

Planning Board gives first nod to rezoning request

The Wayne County Planning Board looked to the continued commercial development of outlying areas of Goldsboro, giving initial approval to the rezoning of a large tract of land northeast of the city Tuesday night. About 50 residents of Raintree subdivision...

School menu for the week of October 16

These are the menus for Wayne Public Schools for Oct. 16-20 Monday -- Breakfast: sausage biscuit. Lunch: stuffed crust cheese pizza, baked pork chop with rice, gravy and whole wheat roll, butter beans, steamed carrots, chilled sliced peaches, apple, garden...