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Thursday, March 15, 2007

Jumping for a cause

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Gabriel Scott, 7, jumps rope for a good cause in the Fremont STARS Elementary School gymnasium Monday. As part of “Jump Rope for Heart,” the school raised $3,600 for the American Heart Association. For more information see...

Commissioners talk about taxes

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners, in search of sources of money to pay for looming construction needs, approved a resolution in support of a local option one-cent sales tax during a work session Wednesday. The resolution asks legislators to...

Students jump to help charity fight heart disease

Students across Wayne County have been jumping up and down to support the American Heart Association, raising more than $81,000 for the cause. Eight elementary schools have held Jump Rope for Heart events in recent months, with two more to...

Jaycees seeking nominees

The Goldsboro Jaycees are accepting nominations through the end of the month for local outstanding citizens in a variety of categories. Each nominee will be recognized locally and will be eligible to compete at the state level. Every nominee must...

Spring break turns into house work

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mikala Carson is giving up her spring break from Gordon College in Wenham, Mass., to help build a house for somebody she doesn't know. She and 10 other students decided to exchange fun at the beach to...

Duplin leaders consider strategy for economic development

KENANSVILLE -- Unlike the give-and-take dialogue that was held with the county Board of Education Monday, the Duplin County Board of Commissioners spent most of its session with the county Economic Development Commission listening to suggestions that sounded a lot...

Kindergarten registration March 30

Wayne County Public Schools will hold kindergarten pre-registration at 15 elementary schools on Friday, March 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. A child must be five years old on or before Oct. 16 to register for kindergarten for the...

James Sprunt medications class to be held

The Continuing Education Department at James Sprunt Community College will be offering a Medication Technician course. This course is designed to prepare the unlicensed medical person in adult care homes, assisted living facilities and group homes to administer medications. The...

Public record

Investigations Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *Somebody broke into a church and rummaged through its filing cabinets some time after 10 p.m. Tuesday. A member came to the Holly Street Miracle Deliverance Church at 115 W. Holly St. around...

MOC art show open to public

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive College Department of Fine Arts is currently hosting its first annual Senior Art Exhibition in the Teresa Pelt Grubbs Art Gallery in Laughinghouse Hall. The event is free and open to the public. "This...

DNA specialists to speak to two Wayne classes

Two Wayne County Public Schools teachers have been selected to have University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill "DNA Day Ambassadors" visit their classrooms next month. Charles B. Aycock High School biology teachers Julie West and Christy Collins are among 65 teachers...