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Friday, February 2, 2007

Frosty the Snowman

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Thursday, Wayne County enjoyed its first real snowfall of the season - even if it did not stay very long. Cairns Edmondson, left, and his brother, Cooper, did not let the cold temperatures and falling snow stop...

City council eyes staggered terms plan for members

NEW BERN -- Instead of voting for all six Goldsboro City Council members in future elections, council members decided at their annual retreat Thursday to look into staggering terms. The idea, suggested by City Manager Joe Huffman during the second...

Relay for Life volunteers prepare for '07 campaign

Wintry weather might have kept many people away from the annual Relay for Life kickoff Thursday, but spirits ran especially high for those attending as they promised to fight cancer with a renewed determination. The atmosphere was a festive one...

Chamber board chairman named

The new chairman of the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce's board of directors said this week that she is prepared to lead the organization into a prosperous new year. Georgia Dees, director of marketing for The Pines of Goldsboro, took...

Ex-sheriff's deputy apologize for DWI

PINETOPS -- Former Wayne County sheriff's Deputy William Roscoe Young apologized to his former boss in the wake of a DWI charge levied against him in Edgecombe County late Monday. Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders said Young issued a verbal...

Duplin murderer is up for parole

A Duplin County man convicted of a 1994 murder is being considered for participation in the state's Mutual Agreement Parole Program. Facing trial for the death of Georgia May Newkirk of Magnolia, William Houston Smith pleaded guilty to second degree...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's officials are searching for the alleged thieves who stole two fire trucks from the Pricetown Volunteer Fire Station on Zion Road in Mount Olive, damaged them and then parked them back at the fire station this...

WCC offers EMT course

Wayne Community College Continuing Education will offer a course to train emergency medical technicians (EMT) starting Feb. 5. The 21-week EMT-Basic course prepares students to take the examination for state certification. Classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30...