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Thursday, June 7, 2007

Meet the class of 2019

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Kindergarten students at Meadow Lane Elementary School are pictured during ceremonies at the school on Thursday. Today is the last day of classes for students in Wayne County Public Schools, with schools dismissing early this afternoon for...

911 bill worries county leaders

All year, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners has watched the state legislature with caution. On Tuesday, the latest bill to capture its attention is one to coordinate the state's enhanced 911 systems. The concern locally is that the county...

Medicaid costs push county to reserves

When Wayne officials found out last year that the state General Assembly was going to cap this year's Medicaid payments at the county's 2005-06 levels and provide a $27.4 million relief fund for counties going over those thresholds, they knew...

Waller announces for City Council

From a seat inside his Goldsboro home Thursday, District 2 representative Bob Waller became the fourth member of the City Council to announce his pursuit of re-election. A life of service won't end in November, he said -- not if...

Red Cross warns military families about calls

The American Red Cross is warning military families about an identity theft scam that specifically targets them. According to the Red Cross national headquarters, someone is calling military families claiming to be a Red Cross official and asking for personal...

ECU student part of national efforts for Barack Obama

Even before Barack Obama became a presidential candidate, Nathan Lean's interest in supporting the senator had already been sparked. By the time the two met at a South Carolina town hall meeting in April, Lean had launched the Web site...

Public record

Stabbing Tavaris Whitfield told Wayne County sheriff's deputies that he was stabbed in the arm today while breaking up a fight on Pecan Road. Whitfield, 17, of Carolina Street, declined to identify the suspects. He also declined to press charges....