Log in

Sign up

January 29, 2007 archives

View Archive

Monday, January 29, 2007

Head Start on Valentine's Day

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Crystal Rodriguez, 5, looks up at her father as she decorates a cookie for Valentine's Day at a special event held at Berkeley Mall Saturday afternoon....

She's caught: Japanese snow monkey lured into cage on air base

She eluded Goldsboro and Wayne authorities for more than a month -- sneaking through neighborhoods and backyards. But this morning, the Japanese snow monkey that made its way onto Seymour Johnson Air Force Base late last week learned that you...

Officials: All grads don't have right skills

The Wayne County public schools are turning out too many graduates who are not prepared to enter the workforce or to continue their education at a higher level, Wayne's Board of Commissioners said at their annual retreat Friday. Commissioners, discussing...

Red Cross faces blood shortage

The American Red Cross is making a push for blood donors, with one high school hosting a drive today and incentives being offered for everyone who donates in the coming weeks. As of Friday, the overall blood inventory level for...

Progress continues on new stores

Wal-Mart officials expect to open a new store in Mount Olive this spring, with the new Goldsboro location following in early 2008. Crews are getting ready to pave the parking lot at the store in Mount Olive, and Mount Olive...

MOC introduces degree program to train next generation of CSIs

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College has made a $400,000 investment in state-of-the-art equipment to support a new forensics science major that will be introduced in the fall. Popular television shows like CSI and Cold Case have prompted a surge...

Pikeville plans chocolate festival to raise money for Relay for Life

The town of Pikeville is planning a chocolate festival, "Life is Sweet," for Feb. 17 to raise money for the Relay for Life. Organizers say the event will not only raise money for the fight against cancer but honor the...

Public Record

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Dana Logan Rice reported Jan. 27 someone shot at her home in the 100 block of Edgebrook Drive, Pikeville, damaging the exterior and a window. No injuries were reported. Damage was...