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Friday, February 9, 2007

Congressman talks to students

News-Argus/Bobby Williams U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, speaks to the students at Eastern Wayne High School this morning. In addition to listening to the students’ views, Butterfield also updated them on upcoming events in the U.S. House of Representatives this...

Three teens charged with murder

Two Southern Wayne High School students and another teen stand accused in the Feb. 4 shooting death of a 30-year-old Goldsboro man. Michael Jahmel Allen, 18, of Canterbury Court, Dudley; Marcus Antwan Graham, 16, of Clint Drive, Dudley; and Davon...

Butterfield makes stop at school to share news from Washington

Back in eastern North Carolina for a few days, U.S. Congressman G.K. Butterfield, D-District 1, decided to take advantage of the opportunity to visit several area high schools, including Eastern Wayne Senior High, and talk to students. Speaking for about...

Goldsboro could soon get new signs at both ends of U.S. 117

Goldsboro might soon no longer be invisible to drivers along U.S. 117. With the help of state Sen. John Kerr, D-Wayne County, the Goldsboro City Council has requested that the N.C. Department of Transportation place two "Welcome to Goldsboro" signs...

Wayne County Reads sponsors essay contest

In conjunction with Wayne County Reads this year, residents will also be encouraged to do some writing. An essay contest is being held for both youths and adults. This year's book selection, "Walking Across Egypt" by Clyde Edgerton, is a...

Chamber, Jaycees recognize volunteers

MOUNT OLIVE -- Paul Smalley and the Rev. Chris Currie received Mount Olive's top honors Thursday night. Smalley became the first person to receive the Lillian B. Langley Award for outstanding volunteer service to the Mount Olive Area Chamber of...

Job interviewing class starting at WCC

Working professionals ready for a job change will be able to take a human resource development course offered at Wayne Community College starting Feb. 19. "Advanced Interviewing, Resume and Application Skills Training" will be taught on Mondays and Wednesdays from...

Advertising 'Lunch and Learn' session Tuesday

Local business owners can learn the importance of effective advertising during the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce's Lunch and Learn seminar Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. Bill Johnston, the general manager for Curtis Media Group East, will facilitate the...

Public record

Investigations *Wayne County sheriff's officials are investigating an arson fire that broke out in a wooden outbuilding owned by Ralph Ronald Griffin at 782 Sandhill Road, Dudley, Feb. 7. The alleged culprits were unknown. The fire damaged a glass rear...

Nominations needed for N.C. Award

RALEIGH -- Nominations for the 2006 North Carolina Award, the highest civilian honor bestowed by the state, are now being accepted. Created by the General Assembly in 1961, the award recognizes significant contributions of individuals in the fields of fine...

Cinco de Mayo participants sought

The Hispanic Community Development Center is signing up non-profit organizations and business information booths, arts and craft vendors, bands and Hispanic Traditional dancers for its annual Cinco de Mayo. Deadline for sign ups is April 1. It will be held...