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Thursday, June 28, 2007

Relief from the Heat

News-Argus/Bobby Williams COOL TREATS ON A HOT DAY: Brittany Coates, left, Brantlee Barwick and Karen Best enjoy the cool taste of a flavored ice treat Wednesday before jumping into a back yard pool in Mount Olive. Temperatures have remained...

Curtis Brock sentencing in Duplin EMS case

With Curtis Brock's final sentencing earlier this month for his role in the scandal that embroiled Duplin County's Emergency Medical Services Department and Johnston Ambulance Services in 2006, the criminal phase of the case is about over. There is,...

WATCH accepting patients again

Wayne Action Teams for Community Health, or WATCH, is accepting new patients. For nearly a year, the mobile unit that serves the uninsured and underinsured population of Wayne County has had to curtail services because it was at capacity, said...

Eastpointe's budget adds money for crisis response

By MATTHEW WHITTLE News-Argus Staff Writer Despite earlier fears that his budget might be cut, Eastpointe Director Ken Jones said the local mental health management entity for Wayne, Duplin, Lenoir and Sampson counties is looking to be in good shape...

HD requires appts for family planning clinic

Starting July 9, all family planning patients at the Health Department must have an appointment. The move will not only allow for better service, but will improve staff efficiency, said Evelyn Coley, director of nursing. In the past, adults were...

WCC to offer notary public course

Wayne Community College Continuing Education will offer five two-session notary public courses this fall. The course teaches proper procedures and duties of a notary public working on behalf of the state government and is necessary in applying for a commision....

legis breakfast notice

Wayne County residents will have a chance to talk with local members of the General Assembly at a legislative breakfast July 13 at the Goldsboro Country Club. State Sens. John Kerr and Fred Smith and Reps. Larry Bell, Van Braxton...

Marley calendars

Deadline extended for cat calendar contest GREENVILLE -- The Marley Fund's annual cat calendar contest has been extended to July 31 to give more pet owners the chance to get their pet's photo on the 2008 full-color calendar. The Marley...