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Wednesday, May 23, 2007

County and schools talk facilities

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Wayne County Board of Education member George Moye, center, asks for clarification on the information provided at Tuesday’s facilities meeting as Wayne County commissioner Jack Best, left, and fellow school board member Pete Gurley listen. For more...

Schools, county reach consensus on next chapter in facilities debate

Both sides went into Tuesday night's meeting between the Wayne County Board of Commissioners and the county Board of Education saying they wanted to sit down and work together to move forward on addressing school facility needs, despite a long...

What's next? Boards hear steps for funds

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners and the county Board of Education seemed to come to something of an agreement Tuesday night on the need to prioritize the school system's construction and renovation projects before the funding process can continue....

Charges filed in armed robbery

An assistant manager and a live-in family friend face charges in connection with an armed robbery that took place at Advance Auto Parts on North Berkeley Boulevard late Saturday night. Jennifer Lynn Thomas, 27, of 475 Steeple Lake Road, LaGrange,...

Deadly chase started in Duplin

An alleged convenience store robber who led authorities on a chase along I-40 West from Duplin to Wake County Tuesday was fatally shot when he opened his door and waved a gun at the approaching officers. Stephen Ryan Gibson, 23,...

College adding video game development

Gaming expos at Wayne Community College have demonstrated the potential for developing video game programs, prompting the Board of Trustees Tuesday night to approve adding curriculum in the field, with two other technology programs being dropped. It was also the...

Officials, citizens protest plan to cut EMS service

KENANSVILLE -- More than 100 emergency medical personnel and county residents gathered Monday at a meeting of the Duplin County Board of Commissioners to protest cutbacks in ambulance service ordered by the commissioners. Duplin currently has eight ambulances that cover...

GATEWAY holiday schedule

The Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority, or GATEWAY, will run on a holiday schedule Monday for Memorial Day. Bus service will still be available throughout Goldsboro, but only from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Van service will also be available to the...