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Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Visitors from China

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Fifteen delegates representing the Chinese Commission on Population and Family visited Tommy’s Road Elementary School this week to observe students in their classroom. The purpose of their trip to the United States is to observe pre-school and...

Blue Angels coming in May

Next spring, angels will share the skies over Goldsboro and Wayne County with more than a dozen Japanese bombers. The International Council of Air Shows conference announced the featured acts for next year's Wings Over Wayne Airshow Tuesday. The Navy...

Chinese delegation visits city school to see character program in action

Teacher Kelly Kokiko called fifth-graders to the front of her classroom at Tommy's Road Elementary School. Each bore a sign indicating a different type of animal. She asked them to act out characteristics of the animal they represented, then divide...

Trial begins in 2005 shooting of Rose Hill police officer

What began as a domestic dispute -- an argument between a Duplin County boyfriend and girlfriend -- ended with the shooting of Rose Hill police Officer Mitchell Anderson on Sept. 10, 2005. Anderson has since recovered, but on Tuesday, the...

County commissioners choose new leadership for 2007

At this time last year, Wayne County Board of Commissioners Chairman Atlas Price said his focus would be to build a new animal shelter, to develop a plan to build new public school facilities and to lay the foundation for...

Shelter asking for volunteers for hotline

The Lighthouse of Wayne County is closed, but the board of directors is still working to make sure local victims of domestic violence have an avenue to find help. Currently, those people in need of the Lighthouse's service are being...

Clarification

There are two points of clarification in a story that appeared in the Tuesday edition of the News-Argus about the Board of Education naming Shirley Sims as its chairman. The story indicated that all of the men on the board...