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Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Children make cards for airmen

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Second-grade students in Kym Chamblee’s class at Carver Elementary in Mount Olive got a chance to make some special valentine cards for airmen overseas and veterans here at home. Putting final touches on their creations are Adriana...

School board backs state bond plan

Wayne County Board of Education voted Monday night to back the $2 billion proposed statewide school bond referendum, which it hopes the General Assembly will put to a public vote. School boards across the state are lending support to the...

City Council pays bill for consultant on project

Goldsboro City Council members approved the expenditure of $160,000 at their meeting Monday for the next set of plans from Pearce, Brinkley, Cease and Lee -- the firm charged with designing the new Wayne County Memorial Community Building. Last month,...

Wishes for their heroes

Kym Chamblee's husband, Erik, has been deployed to Korea since October. Married nine years, this is the longest the couple have been apart, she said. Fortunately, the teacher at Carver Elementary School has found herself surrounded by more support than...

Duplin Commissioners consider tax cut

Duplin County's property tax rate hasn't been lowered yet, but on Monday, the county Board of Commissioners took a step toward dropping it from 80.5 cents-per-100-dollar-value to at least 79 cents. Voting on a motion made by Commissioner Cary Turner,...

Museum's display will reveal local black history

An exhibit depicting the stories and memories of local black history will open today at the Wayne County Museum. Wayne County NAACP member Linda Wilkins Daniels has set up the exhibit, which will run through February as part of the...

Public records

DWI case delayed The case of a Wilson County trooper charged with drunken driving has been postponed until April. The court date for Trooper Darian Neal Smith, 31, of Goldsboro, was scheduled for Monday, but the case has been reset...

Julie Hatchett honored by conservation agencies

Julie Hatchett of Goldsboro was recently awarded the Earth-Team Volunteer of the Year award by the N. C. Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the USDA-Natural Resource and Conservation Service. The award was given during the Annual meeting...