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Friday, January 5, 2007

Nice day for a walk

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Goldsboro police officers Steve Lassiter and Karl Rabun make their morning checks through downtown Goldsboro today. With temperatures expected to be in the 70s this weekend, the daily walk is not such a chore. For more information...

Facilities top goal for school leadership

Wayne County's school superintendent says completing the school system's facilities plan and improving test scores are the district's two major goals for the coming year. At the midway point of the current school year, Dr. Steven Taylor said officials are...

General will stop in county Tuesday

The nation's deputy chief of air and space operations in Washington, D.C., will make a stop in Wayne County Tuesday. Lt. Gen. Carrol Chandler is the scheduled keynote speaker for a Military Affairs Committee luncheon to be held Monday at...

Congressmen prepare for new leadership in House

For America and for congressmen watching from the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Thursday was a historic day as Nancy Pelosi, D-California, was sworn in as the first female speaker. But the occasion's pomp and circumstance was short-lived...

Is it really January?

When Willie Hinton rolled out of bed this morning and checked today's forecast, he was pleasantly surprised. Temperatures were more like spring than winter. "It's been getting warm in the afternoon some, but I haven't woken up to 60 degree...

Officials: There's still flu vaccine in county

Flu shots are available at the Wayne County Health Department and Health Director James Roosen said it is not too late for people who have not had the annual vaccination to take advantage of the offer. North Carolina was the...

Wayne adds fiddler to TV show talent list

A video of Wayne County's second contender in the CBS TV Early Show's talent competition will be broadcast Monday. Samantha Casey, 10, a student at St. Mary School, will play "Beaumont Rag" on the fiddle. A video of her playing...

Drunk driving campaign results in 35 charges

Even the sight of high visibility law enforcement patrol cars wasn't enough to deter some Wayne County residents from getting behind the wheel when they shouldn't have over the New Year's weekend, law officers said this week. Thirty-five people were...

Public records

Investigations The Wayne County Sheriff's Department is investigating these reports: *Someone broke into a storage shed at Spring Creek Elementary School and stole a a leaf blower and weed trimmer valued at $550. *Sara Marie Gomez reported Jan. 4 that...

Prenatal education classes offered

Partnership for Children is holding a six-week series of free prenatal education classes next month. Classes will begin Jan. 18,. They will provide information on prenatal nutrition; labor, delivery and recovery; breast-feeding and basic infant care. Classes will be held...