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Friday, June 29, 2007

His Last Day

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber On his last day as president of Wayne Community College, Dr. Ed Wilson, right, said he planned to walk around the campus and hug people. One of his stops this morning was to the office of his...

Farmers: Immigration a key issue

Farmers in Wayne County, though not surprised, were discouraged to hear Thursday that the U.S. Senate had voted to effectively kill the bi-partisan immigration reform bill being pushed by President George Bush. "It's just really disappointing. I thought it might...

Getting ready to start July 4th holiday? Experts tell travelers to hit road later

You may want to consider starting out your July 4 trip Monday rather than today. AAA of the Carolinas estimates there will be more than 400,000 drivers on the interstate highways in North Carolina from Friday to Wednesday, and you...

Summer school programs kick off July 9 at WCPS

Summer school will be in session for students around the county, officials announ-ced this week. Wayne County Public Schools will host its annual "summer focused intervention" program at five school sites, from July 9 through Aug. 16. Dr. Ruby Bell,...

Vandals damage library garden

Wayne County Library officials discovered Thursday morning that the community garden created to foster understanding and unity had been vandalized. Stately sunflowers lay flat on the ground, and borders neatly created to contain the raised beds had been scattered. The...

Public records

Charges The Goldsboro Police Department filed these charges: *Demetrius Worrells, 21, Argo Street, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, maintaining a vehicle for the use of selling a controlled substance, $25,000 bond. *Kenneth Dixon, 31, Isler Street, breaking...

Check off trip prep for 4th early

Have a place for Fluffy to stay? Oil changed? Tires checked? If these things are on your list of things to do while you're preparing for a July 4 trip, get moving. The weekend is here and Wednesday is only...