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Thursday, May 31, 2007

Commissioners, school board meet

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Wayne County Commissioner Jack Best questions Dr. Steven Taylor, superintendent of the Wayne County Public Schools, about the school board’s expansion budget request Wednesday during a meeting at the Wayne County Courthouse. For more information see Commissioners...

Mayor King says he will seek re-election

Al King has been thinking about his son, Kevin, for the past few months -- not about November's election. So when people asked him whether or not he would run for another term as Goldsboro's mayor, he had no answer...

Commissioners hear budget request from school officials

As the Wayne County Board of Commissioners met Wednesday morning to hear last-minute funding requests from various agencies, they made no decisions, but said the information gathered, especially from the public school system, would be helpful as they began going...

State Senate approves budget plan

As votes were being taken Wednesday afternoon, state senators were surprised to see an almost unanimous backing of their version of the state budget. Passing 47-2, the bipartisan agreement was due in large part to the ending of two temporary...

Wayne Commissioners to comb through budget line item by line item

Meeting together for the first time since getting Wayne County Manager Lee Smith's 2007-08 budget proposal last Friday, the Board of Commissioners spent some time Wednesday going over some highlights and hearing from a few groups about their funding. Smith...

Duplin to pull more money from reserves

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Board of Commissioners approved more spending from the county's reserves Wednesday afternoon, bringing the total spent out of next year's fund balance to about $3.35 million. Earlier this year, the commissioners charged County Manager Mike...

Scam warning issued

The address on the envelope is correct. The stationary used to tell you that you've just won millions in Australia, Spain or some other foreign country looks authentic. But before you divulge personal information to strangers or run out and...

'Gospel Fest' for youth Saturday at GHS

Smart Choices for Youth will hold a Youth Gospel Fest Saturday at 4 p.m. at Goldsboro High School. The guest speaker will be Pastor James Jamison Jr. of Hope Baptist Church in Wilmington. The message will be "Choose God, Not...

Public record

Break-in Melissa Smith Garten reported someone broke into her 1999 Ford Explorer while parked at her home in the 5000 block of U.S. 117 Alternate, Dudley, and stole a .38-caliber revolver, valued at $650....