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Thursday, January 18, 2007

Rain, snow hit region

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Goldsboro firefighter Roderick Stevenson works on clearing a coat of ice from his windshield this morning. A thin coat of ice started forming on surfaces around 4 a.m. Right, Joanne Honn makes her trek to work at...

Legislators prepare for new session

With just under a week to go before the North Carolina General Assembly starts its 2007 session, House members representing Wayne County are preparing to begin work on creating a budget, finding a solution to the Medicaid problem and searching...

Utilities plan gets another close look

County, municipal and utility officials have begun discussing the logistics for a Wayne County Master Utilities Plan that could take as long as a year and a half to implement. Wayne County officials, along with employees of the county's municipalities,...

Goldsboro will start over in search for new director

City Manager Joe Huffman was hoping to announce a hire this week. Instead, he had other news -- Goldsboro is still without a new General Services director. Applications have been processed and interviews have taken place, but Huffman said he...

Historical groups will join forces

This year will be a big one for history buffs in Wayne County. Local historians and historical groups are planning a number of events to highlight the county's rich historical heritage, with several Civil War battle re-enactments planned, a new...

United Church Ministries honors volunteers at annual banquet

United Church Ministries held its annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet at Salem United Methodist Church. New officers were chosen and the annual Walk for Hunger, the organization's only fundraising event, was scheduled for March 25, with a rain date of April...

Spring activities planned at WCC

The Arts and Humanities program at Wayne Community College has an array of activities planned for the spring semester, ranging from the Middle Ages and the Civil War to a chance to become reacquainted with famed actress Ava Gardner. Mini-courses...

Public records

Missing A Walnut Creek teenager has been reported missing. Crystal "Chris" Hoeper was reported missing by her family from her home in the 100 Block of Deerborn Drive She was last seen at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, law enforcement officers...