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Monday, February 19, 2007

Enough space?

News-Argus/Greg Sousa The Wayne County Senior Center is one of several areas county officials say needs more space — and could be part of a planned expansion for several county offices next budget year. For more information see County...

County officials take look at expansion needs

When Wayne County Services on Aging Director Yvonne McLamb envisions a senior center, she sees a facility that is large enough to facilitate any program or class idea for the ever-increasing number of seniors in the county. Throughout the building,...

Legislators will look at N.C. death penalty rule

It's not an issue that state legislators thought they were going to be dealing with when their session opened in January. But now, the question of North Carolina's death penalty has been tossed back onto the lap of the General...

Man dies after car pins him

PRINCETON -- A game between friends at an apartment on Barden Street took a deadly turn Sunday when a man accidentally pinned a Wayne County man against the residence with a car. The victim, James Richard Howell Jr., 27, of...

Jets will fly low on Tuesday

Goldsboro and Wayne County residents can expect low-level flying and excessive noise Tuesday morning around 9:30. The 4th Fighter Wing's F-15E Strike Eagle Demonstration Team is scheduled to practice its routine. The team, which performed in front of its home...

Commissioners to discuss Beston Road, airport zoning plan

Taking the advice of state legislators, residents around Beston Road and U.S. 70 will make a plea to the Wayne County commissioners for a stoplight during the board's Tuesday morning meeting. State Department of Transportation officials began work in November...

Mount Olive teenager named Youth of Year by Boys and Girls Clubs

Saderio Simmons of Mount Olive won the Youth of the Year competition sponsored by the Wayne County Boys & Girls Clubs and will vie for the state title March 29-30. Miss Simmons will represent the local Boys & Girls clubs...

Wayne educators attend lawmakers' Technology Day

The Wayne County Public Schools system was represented at the Legislative School Technology Day last week in Raleigh. Tommy's Road Elementary teachers and students attended the event, held at the North Carolina General Assembly Building, on Tuesday. More than 65...