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Wednesday, November 29, 2006

They're Ready

News-Argus/Greg Sousa State Rep. Louis Pate, left, joined Goldsboro Mayor Al King and United Way Campaign Chairman Geoff Hulse this morning on PACC 10 TV to discuss the Bring It On campaign, an effort to reach the United Wayƍs...

Next steps planned for Lighthouse

The news that The Lighthouse of Wayne County closed its doors Tuesday caught many of the organization's funders by surprise and might worsen the domestic violence shelter's already precarious financial condition. The Lighthouse Board of Directors has not released...

Roadwork planned for county

Although the North Carolina Department of Transportation has cut back funding for or delayed several road projects in the past year due to budget concerns, several Wayne County projects are going ahead as planned, officials said. A resurfacing package is...

Board moves forward on search for new WCC president

Wayne Community College is officially on its way to receiving applications for a new president, members of the Board of Trustees said Tuesday night. Keith Stewart, chairman of the presidential search advisory committee, told the board that an advertisement for...

Civil War battlefield will get its due

DUDLEY -- In December 1862, Confederate soldiers clashed with 12,000-plus Union troops in Wayne County. Their aim was to prevent the destruction of the Goldsborough Bridge, an important link along the Wilmington-Weldon Rail-road -- and the Confederate supply chain. But...

Holiday shoppers can get rides to local malls

Holiday shoppers soon won't have to worry about driving to each Goldsboro hot spot to buy toys and other Christmas presents. The Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority, or GATEWAY, board agreed Tuesday afternoon to include an additional vehicle and route specifically for...

Tickets still available for Mount Olive buffet

Tickets are still available for the annual Christmas buffet at Mount Olive College, planned for Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the Lois K. Murphy Regional Center on the college campus. Beginning at 6 p.m., entertainment will include performances by the college's...

County flu clinic scheduled for Friday

A flu clinic will be held Friday at the Wayne County Health Department from 8 a.m. until noon and from 1 to 4 p.m. No appointment is necessary, but there will be an alphabetical system used to ensure faster processing,...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Deputies made two more arrests in connection with a break-in in the Rosewood community. A 13-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl were charged with breaking and entering and damage to real...

Dog show raises money for Relay for Life

The Horse-N-Around For a Cure Relay Team held its second dog show on Nov. 5 in Herman Park, raising more than $2,000 for the Relay for Life. The group started as a Relay for Life team in support of the...

Red Cross plans yard sale

Black Friday might be over for this year, but the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross is hoping people will still be in the shopping mood for its yard sale fundraiser Dec. 9. The event will be held...