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Monday, June 11, 2007

Courthouse fix up

News-Argus/Lee Williams Construction crews work to repair a section of the Wayne County Courthouse clock tower on Friday. Work is expected to continue through the week on the areas of the facade that have crumbled. Some county officials say...

Wayne County Planning Board set to discuss comprehensive land use plan

The Wayne County Planning Board will discuss the county's comprehensive land use plan that has been in the works for more than a year at a 7 p.m. meeting Tuesday. In early May, the plan, which is designed to be...

Construction continues on Ashley Furniture store

Ashley Furniture will build a new warehouse in Clayton, which will speed up the delivery of furniture orders placed at Goldsboro's new showroom when it opens early next year. Land preparation is already under way for the Goldsboro store, and...

Tanker hits car left on bypass

Traffic on U.S. 70 West in Goldsboro was brought to a stand still early this morning when a fuel carrier slammed into an abandoned vehicle causing the car to burst into flames. Details about the two-vehicle accident were incomplete at...

Some rain helped, but drought a problem for local winemaker

Strawberries are in the works. Blueberries are a no-go, and peaches are a maybe. Linda Hall at A Secret Garden Winery on Airport Road said her grapes benefited from a recent soaking rain, but they need more. That was a...

Memory Walk volunteers sought

In the five years since the Memory Walk was introduced in Wayne County as a means to increase awareness of Alzheimer's, Anne Paugh has seen a lot of changes. Support groups have been formed for families, along with education, respite...

Public records

Shooting Christopher Scott Phelps told Goldsboro police that while he was leaving the El Escorpion night club on Corporate Drive Saturday night, a man fired shots from a white car. As Phelps ducked out of the way, one of the...