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Friday, March 16, 2007

New Crossing | Work nearly done on new bridge

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Workers with the North Carolina Department of Transportation Bridge Division have been working over the past several weeks to finish up a bridge replacement on Kelly Springs Road at the Wayne and Duplin county line, about three...

Officials: County will need to borrow

Wayne County will need to borrow money to pay for school construction and other capital improvement needs, County Manager Lee Smith said, and the sale of bonds is the most likely method of obtaining the money. A general obligation bond...

Bartlett will take job as GS director

After more than two months of searching, members of Goldsboro's city management team have found a new General Services director right here at home -- current Recreation and Parks Director Neil Bartlett. "It's the perfect fit," City Manager Joe Huffman...

Duplin gets first plan for roadways

With at least four strategic corridors running through the county, the Duplin Board of Commissioners finally received its first-ever comprehensive transportation plan. Focusing on the county's highways, the plan, which was created by the North Carolina Department of Transportation and...

School/base liaison appointed

Robert Freeman just may have been unwittingly groomed for the job he now holds as liaison between Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and the school system. Stationed in Goldsboro, he retired in 1993 after 21 years in the military. He...

Pate will receive BSA Distinguished Citizen Award

Mike Pate of the Pate Dawson Co. will receive the 2007 Wayne County Distinguished Citizen Award April 23 during a banquet hosted by the Torhunta Boy Scout District. The event will begin with a reception at 6:30, followed by dinner...

Garden dedication at library

The Wayne County Public Library will hold a blessing of the garden ceremony prior to planting the second crop of flowers and vegetables Saturday in dedication of the Wayne Community Garden. The garden is located behind the library's main branch...

Local author to hold book signing Monday

Dr. Susan Whitfield, a first-time novelist who lives in Dudley, will be on hand to sign copies of her murder mystery novel "Genesis Beach" from 1 until 7 p.m. at Gold's Gym on Parkway Drive. The book is set in...

Public record

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Trina Gibson Sutton reported Thursday that someone broke into her home in the 100 block of Mathews Way and stole two saws, valued at $492. *Gregory Keith Horne reported Thursday that...