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Monday, November 13, 2006

Celebrating his heritage

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Goldsboro resident and Haliwa-Saponi Indian Dreamweaver describes the significance of his award winning watercolor, "The Protectors." The owl feathers are symbolic of prayer and a tribute to his ancestors, he said. "When we pray, our prayers are...

Family tries to handle shooting

Jose Enriquez III was just another name to many -- another crime victim caught in a world of violence and drugs. No one knows yet what sparked the incident that took him to an emergency room with stab wounds Nov....

Clubs say members are harder to recruit

Wayne County might lose some of its most valuable community service groups because they can't get members, especially younger ones. With limited interest from younger residents, several well-known and long-time clubs are "aging out." Older members simply cannot carry out...

American Indian artist honored for his work

Every time Dreamweaver glides his brush across a blank canvas, he's connected with his ancestors -- members of the Haliwa-Saponi and Tuscarora Indian tribes that once roamed North Carolina by the thousands. Earlier this month, the Goldsboro watercolorist, who goes...

Chamber chairman says county business climate strong

Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors chairman Tom Buffkin sees a bright future for county businesses -- large or small. A solid workforce, available training and a healthy economy are just a few of the reasons interest in...

Wayne's Most Talented winners are ...

Good looks, deep country music roots and a soulful singing style that chills the spine are no doubt why 42-year-old Jeff Lane of Rosewood was crowned Wayne's Most Talented during a singing contest held over the weekend. More than 20...

Construction expected to begin on crossover project

Construction on a directional crossover at the intersection of U.S. 70 and Beston Road could begin as soon as today, transportation officials said. Contractors were at the site this morning to determine if this weekend's rain would delay the project,...

New computers speed deputies' work

Last month, the Wayne County Sheriffs Office deployed the first of 20 mobile data computers utilizing the new "AirCard" technology offered by Verizon Wireless. The new computers provide faster data response, access to reports and photos in the car, vehicle...