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Monday, July 2, 2007

Dental upgrade

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Technology has been improved in the dental clinic at Wayne Community College, which acquired 30 new computers this year through a state grant. The Dentrex system features digital imaging and allows for improved patient chart management. One...

Schools will get busy on priorities

After sitting down with the Wayne County Board of Commissioners more than a month ago, the school board is still putting together its prioritized list of facility projects. At the time, school board Chairwoman Shirley Sims indicated the board wanted...

Alliance president takes on state role

With her election in June to the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Economic Developers Association, Wayne County Development Alliance President Joanna Thompson is hoping her new position will allow her to better advocate for local needs. "The NCEDA...

WCC's dental clinic receives 30 computers with state grant

A new computerized system in the dental offices at Wayne Community College has been added to better prepare students for the workforce they will soon enter. Through the state community college system's Allied Health Enhancement Fund, WCC acquired a $122,100...

New musical chronicles struggle with right choices

Several years ago, Daniel Hooper started writing about possibilities and the power that comes from making wise choices in life. The pages lay buried on his desk until his wife, Carma, discovered them one day. "My wife picked them up...

Town rallies to help couple with sick child

PRINCETON -- Jaiden Tart was a healthy baby boy until his mother, Heather, stopped helping him breathe. Born with a debilitating heart condition, it only took the infant a few hours to show signs that something was wrong. His lips...

Public records

Rape charge A Goldsboro man sought in the rape of a local woman was arrested Sunday at his home. Melvin Joseph Plummer, 31, of Taylor Street, was charged with second-degree rape for allegedly sexual assaulting a woman last week. The...

July Bloodmobile schedule

Here is the July Bloodmobile schedule for the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross: July 5: Strickland Insurance from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 10: Red Cross Chapter house, 600 N. George St., from 2 to 6:30...

The News-Argus announces schedule for holiday

In keeping with the paper’s tradition, The News-Argus will not publish on Wednesday in honor of Independence Day. The newspaper offices also will be closed. Regular submission deadlines for all items, including weddings, engagements and church news will still...

Clarification

An article featured in Sunday's paper about the Independence Day Festival in Pikeville sponsored by the Pikeville Lions Club should have stated proceeds benefited, 10-month old Ryan Hooks, who is the grandson of Mike and Cathie Hooks. The Hooks are...