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Thursday, October 26, 2006

Minshew, Winders battle for clerk of court job

Pam Minshew and Randy Winders said they both believe they have the knowledge and experience to be Wayne County's next clerk of court -- but for different reasons. Mrs. Minshew has spent the last 25 years in nearly every department...

Voters say war, taxes, price of oil key issues

Bronnie Quinn is worried about how the government is spending money. Ed Faircloth doesn't like the way the war in Iraq is being handled. Glenn Odom says there's got to be a better way than paying $2 and change for...

Flood woes suck money out of city's bug budget

Heavy rains and floodwater that saturated much of Goldsboro and Wayne County this summer left their mark. Monday, City Council members dealt with one of the aftereffects of that wet weather -- exhaustion of funding for the city's Mosquito Control...

Timeline set for $145M Cherry Hospital project

State officials visited Goldsboro Wednesday afternoon to discuss plans for the new Cherry Hospital, which is expected to be built within the next three years. Last summer, the N.C. General Assembly approved $145 million to finance the project to replace...

Pikeville Halloween festival

Little ghouls and goblins will scare up some fun when they converge in Pikeville for this year's Halloween festival Oct. 31. The event will last from 6 to 9 p.m. on Halloween in the town's park. Coordinators will hand out...

Kaiser, Tucker will try to capture District 4 N.C. House seat

Richard Kaiser, a first-time Republican candidate, is challenging Democrat Russell Tucker for his District 4 seat in the North Carolina state House. "I have never held elected office and I have never worked in a direct line where I...

Public records

Wood load stolen Goldsboro police are investigating the theft of a log truck trailer filled with wood that was parked on U.S. 117 south. The truck was owned by Johnson Trucking in Pikeville. Damage was estimated at $12,000....

Man charged with assault on woman

Wayne County Sheriff's Office deputies charged a man with assault on a female today after he allegedly attacked his girlfriend and then tried to set her mobile home afire. Damages to the home of Lisa Joy Hood on Thunder Swamp...

WCC seminar on workspace conflict November 9

A free seminar designed to help employers and staffs deal with conflict will be held next month at Wayne Community College. The Business and Industry Center is sponsoring the session on "Workplace Conflict" on Thursday, Nov. 9, from 1:30 to...

Open house Saturday at wellness center

MOUNT OLIVE -- Dedication ceremonies will be Saturday for the Pope Wellness Center at Mount Olive College, a state-of-the-art facility that also features individual and corporate memberships. The public is invited to the open house, which will be from 1...

Duplin district attorney's office opens after repairs

After six weeks of spreading their work around their Onslow and Sampson county locations, 4th District Attorney Dewey Hudson and the rest of his Duplin County staff are finally back in the Duplin Street office. The office, which was closed...

Customer Service Seminar

The Business and Industry Center of Wayne Community College will offer the free seminar "Superior Customer Service" on Nov. 16 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Room 101 of the Walnut Building. Call 735-5151, ext. 334 by November 14 to...

Clarifications

A story in Wednesday’s News-Argus indicated that attorney Ron Lawrence delivered a restitution payment in a case involving the former Doll House on U.S. 70 east that was shut down by county law enforcement officials. Lawrence did not pay...