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Wednesday, March 28, 2007

WCC nominates president

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Goldsboro Mayor Al King, who also serves as a member of the board of trustees at Wayne Community College, congratulates Dr. Kay Albertson on her selection as the new Wayne Community College president Tuesday in the college...

Location for shelter gets first city vote

The Goldsboro Planning Board approved a rezoning request this week that would allow the construction of a new animal shelter off Clingman Street. Now, whether or not that will be the location for the shelter will be up to Goldsboro...

Board taps Albertson for college president

After an exhaustive nationwide search that began in October, the board of trustees at Wayne Community College has selected a woman president. Dr. Kay Albertson, vice president of academic affairs and student services since July 2005, was unanimously voted in...

Agency outlines future of care for patients

MOUNT OLIVE - With three years of transformation and confusion behind them, members of the Eastpointe Board of Directors voted Monday night at Mount Olive College to give the local mental health management entity what it hopes will be a...

School board pushes to keep scholarship program

The school board is not responsible for students' failure to complete terms of a teacher scholarship program and would like to see the program continue, members said Monday night. The board's April meeting was held early due to the upcoming...

Youth Council members put serving their community first

When Larry Sampson rides through the neighborhoods that surround downtown Goldsboro, he does not see the blight. In his mind, future leaders will rebuild the city's broken homes, feed its hungry and house its homeless. "In my dream, Goldsboro is...

Library to sponsor film series on '60s

The Wayne County Public Library has received a $1,000 grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council to help fund its third film discussion series: The Sixties: A Film History of America's Decade of Crisis and Change. The program will begin...

Kelly Springs Road to reopen by Thursday

Kelly Springs Road, which has been closed for almost seven months after being washed out by Tropical Storm Ernesto, is expected to open by Thursday, state transportation officials said. The road is already paved, but crews will be working today...

Youth to compete for title

Jasmine McLamb will represent Seymour Johnson Air Force Base this week and will join Saderio Simmons of the Mount Olive Boys & Girls Club in competing for the state title of Youth of the Year. The competition begins Thursday, co-hosted...

School bus drivers to compete Friday

On Friday, Wayne County Public Schools bus drivers will be able to put their skills to the test during the annual "School Bus Road-e-o." The event will be held at the bus parking lot beside the school system's administrative offices...

Public record

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Lee Ann Whitings reported Tuesday someone broke into her home in the 400 block of Outlaw Road and stole jewelry, $150 cash and a DVD player, all valued at $8,080. *Jonathan...

Lenoir tourism center could be ready this summer

KINSTON -- Construction is moving forward on the new Kinston-Lenoir County Visitors and Information Center, a 3,200-square-foot building at the corner of Queen Street and the U.S. 70 Bypass. It is scheduled for completion in late summer. The center is...

Brogden School festival celebrates many cultures

A "Parade of Nations" kicked off Brogden Primary School's first Multicultural Festival, held earlier this month. Students started the day by marching through the halls and cafeteria, bearing flags, maps, costumes and crafts representing a variety of countries. In the...