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Sunday, May 27, 2007

Wayne County working budget includes 5-cent tax increase

Wayne County residents could be faced with a five-cent property tax increase next year as the Wayne County Board of Commissioners released its proposed $168,704,564 working budget late Friday afternoon for fiscal year 2007-08 -- an increase of $2,126,352....

Dillard-Goldsboro graduates gather for annual reunion

Blue, gold ... and memories. More than 1,500 alumni and friends of all ages from all around the country gathered Saturday morning to officially usher in the Dillard/Goldsboro Alumni and Friends reunion weekend. From businesses to bands and queens and...

City Council decides to back WATCH

By KENNETH FINE and PHYLLIS MOORE News-Argus Staff Writer When officials from Wayne Action Teams for Community Health made their "final plea" for inclusion in Goldsboro's $46.5 million budget to members of the City Council Monday evening, they were unsure...

New industry coming to Duplin

WARSAW -- A new industry announced at a press conference Friday that it will relocate its operations to Warsaw, investing about $1.2 million over the next three years. Menlo Worldwide, a subsidiary of Con-way Inc., which provides logistics, transportation management...

Linsenmeyer new 916th commander

Col. Stephen "Fritz" Linsenmeyer remembers the first time he set foot on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base -- it was the fall of 1990, shortly after deployments that saw most of the F-15s and KC-10s that frequented the flight line...

Search for Pikeville town manager continues

Although Pikeville is still completing its budget process, town officials say they are still searching for a new administrator to replace Bob Buchanan. But that isn't to say the process has been easy for anyone involved, Pikeville Commissioner Lyman Gallo-way...

PBS to air story of LaGrange soldier

On Monday at 9 p.m., UNC-TV will air an encore presentation of the award-winning World War II documentary, "Thank You, Eddie Hart." The film has many connections to Wayne and Lenoir counties. Pvt. Eddie Hart was a young soldier from...

Memorial Day service Monday at Wayne Community College

From staff reports The Wayne County Veterans Coalition will sponsor a Memorial Day Service Monday at 11 a.m. in the auditorium at Wayne Community College. The service will feature a speech by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michelle Barefield of Goldsboro,...

Johnston County restricts water use

SMITHFIELD -- Johnston County Manager, Rick Hester has issued a mandatory water conservation notice for all customers served by the Johnston County water supply system, including towns and private utilities served by the county, as well as customers of countywater...

Court records

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Yuri Oates, 20, Breazeale Avenue, Mount Olive, forgery and uttering, dismissed. *Tony Edward Moody, 40, Ogallalah Lane, Dudley, possession of drug paraphernalia, 30 days suspended, 12...

Garbage collection delayed

Trash collections will be delayed by holiday The City of Goldsboro will observe Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 28. All sanitation services scheduled for Monday will be serviced on Wednesday, May 30. Also, Waste Industries will be closed on...