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Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Voluntary agricultural districts

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Paul Daw, left, of Daw Farms, helps Kevin Johnson, Extension agent for Wayne County, install an agricultural district sign on his farm on Hare Road today. For more information see More voluntary agriculture districts created....

New shopping center to replace former Litchfield

A new shopping center, Goldsboro Promenade, will replace the former Litchfield Cinema building on Berkeley Boulevard, developers say. The co-developers, Winston-Salem-based Atlantic Coast Commercial and Granite Development in Mount Airy, plan to build a 40,000 square-foot Ashley Furniture Home Store,...

Deer crashes into William Street store

A deer charged through a glass door at Dillon Supply Co. on North William Street about 8 a.m. this morning, splattering blood in the showroom and frightening employees. "She came through here and she went straight for the manager's office,"...

More voluntary agriculture districts created

With nearly $1.1 billion in combined annual revenues, many people consider agriculture to be the economic backbone of both Wayne and Duplin counties, and for the last two years, officials in both have been working to promote that idea through...

Health Department aim is to improve services

The coming year will be a time for the Health Department to shore up services that will benefit residents across the county, says Health Director James Roosen. At the board of health's monthly meeting, Roosen said several grants have been...

Duplin to keep close eye on expenses

Despite more than $1.4 million in recent expenditures, the Duplin County Board of Commissioners is heading into 2007 with its available fund balance projected to be in good shape when the fiscal year ends on June 30. But, county finance...

Three Kings Festival January 6

The Hispanic Community Development Center will hold its third annual Three Kings Festival, or Dia De Los Tres Reyes Mago, on Jan. 6from noon to 3 p.m. in the Waynesborough Historical Village. Jan. 6 is Old Christmas, or Epiphany, which...

Goldsboro writer published

BERNE, Ind.--Lynn Shupe of Goldsboro was recently published in the national magazine Good Old Days Specials. Shupe is a freelance writer who has been submitting original stories and poems to publishers for two years. The March 2007 issue of Good...

GATEWAY reservations

The Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority will run its regular van schedule for passengers on New Year's Day, but those wanting transportation Monday will need to make an appointment before 2:30 p.m. Thursday. GATEWAY's bus service will also run from 9:30 a.m....