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Thursday, May 3, 2007

Coming up with a plan - residents eye county roadmap

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Wayne County residents M.B. Gentry and his wife, Annetia, locate their residence on a map outlining the long-term strategic land-use plan during an open house on Wednesday at the Wayne Center. For more information see Having a...

Bill suggests allowing schools to tax

If the feelings of Wayne County's legislators are any indication, school boards across the state are not likely to receive permission to levy their own property taxes, but it's still an issue that commissioners and board of education members are...

Having a say in county's future

As the almost 100 people circled the auditorium of the Wayne Center Wednesday night, each carrying a different colored marker, many were stopping every few feet to examine a map or to read a poster explaining one of the 12...

All it took to get him to stay was a 'thank you'

It started with a simple meal. Nothing fancy -- just a quick lunch stop for an airman and his wife at a Goldsboro restaurant. But when their table was cleared and the waitress said "No charge," Lt. Col. Dean Doering...

Benefit Saturday for baby trying to beat brain disease

The Rosewood community is banding together Saturday to help the family of a 9-month-old boy suffering from brain disease. Ryan Hooks has had three surgeries to help correct his condition, which doctors describe as hydrocephalus, or excess fluid in the...

ECU teacher program at WCC accepting applications

The East Carolina University teacher education program at Wayne Community College is accepting applications for its next bachelor's degree cohorts. ECU Wachovia Partnership East South Central Consortium applications are due now for the elementary education cohort that begins in August....

Public record

Fire Shelton D. Southerland Sr. told Wayne County sheriff's deputies Tuesday that someone set fire to his home at 539 Billy Price Road, Seven Springs. The fire damaged a portion of the home, three vehicles and other items, officials said....