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Thursday, December 28, 2006

Tax time

News-Argus/Greg Sousa A line of Wayne County property owners wait to pay their county taxes at the tax office in the courthouse Wednesday. Property owners have until January 5 to pay their 2006 taxes without penalty. For more information...

Local property taxes due January 5

Even though Wayne County residents received their tax bills in August, many still choose to pay their property taxes just before the Jan. 5 deadline. "I've been in this business a long time and I'm still surprised that people choose...

Neuse not expected to reach flood level

Prognosticators with the National Weather Service backed away from predictions Wednesday that the Neuse River would rise to flood level today and forecast the river would crest early Friday at nearly a foot below flood stage. Heavy rain over the...

Narron at the plate Tuesday

Batter up! The pickles have been packed, the coffee creamed and the doughnuts doled out. Now, with the United Way of Wayne County sitting at almost 94 percent of its $1.44 million 2006 goal, it's time for the Big Read...

No decisions on GATEWAY, animal shelter managers

Despite speculation that a new Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority director could be announced before Christmas, Wayne County officials said a new hire won't happen until the new year. Since GATEWAY's next scheduled meeting isn't until the end of January, last month...

Duplin schools aim for higher scores

Many Duplin County schools fell short of state and federal standards last year, but officials aren't panicking. Instead they're turning toward the plans they have in place and they expect things to improve. For the 2005-06 school year, only four...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Someone passed a fake $100 bill Saturday at Short Stop on U.S. 117. *William Aswalbo Argueta reported he was cut on the left forearm while trying to break up a fight...

Child care classes to be held at WCC

Wayne Community College's Human Resource Development Program will offer a new class in the spring for adults interested in working in the child care field. "Introduction to Basic Child Care Services" will be taught Jan. 9-March 22 on Tuesdays and...

Acrobats to perform at St. Mary School

A team of Chinese acrobats will perform two free shows at St. Mary School on Edgerton Street Jan. 24. Sponsored by the Partnership for Children, the shows will feature acrobats and an interpreter sharing facts about Chinese culture and and...

Correction

In the recent "Spirit of the Season" section, a doctor was misidentified in two pictures in connection with the Physicians Christmas Fund at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Instead of Dr. Asha Kohli, the photo was of Dr. Gool Gupta....