Log in

Sign up

August 21, 2007 archives

View Archive

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Fire on Workman Street

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Goldsboro firefighters responded to a house fire at 210 Workman St., early this morning. Goldsboro Engine 3 was the first to arrive, dropping a five-inch supply line from the corner of George Street to the home. For...

Early morning fire sends man to hospital for smoke

A fire caused about $24,000 in damage to a home at 210 Workman St. early today and sent a man to the hospital for smoke inhalation. City firefighters responded to the emergency call about 7 a.m. and found the fire...

Mental Health Reform - Linking patients to treatment

Despite all the changes in North Carolina's mental health system, one fact has remained constant -- most patients in Wayne County still go to Eastpointe's James Street doorway in search of help. Only it's not quite the same. No longer...

Mental Health Reform - Jones: System will continue to improve services

Mental health reform has been a hard and controversial process -- a fairly indisputable fact, Eastpointe Director Ken Jones admitted. But he also said he believes the mental health system is improving. "I know the reform process hasn't been easy,...

Eight homes in city's sights

Members of the Goldsboro City Council approved condemnation of eight houses at their meeting Monday night, held two public hearings on rezoning and honored a general at their meeting Monday. Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry, former commander of United Nations forces...

Duplin Commissioners discuss funding, teachers

On the day when teachers, teacher assistants, principals, assistant principals and superintendents all got together to celebrate the quickly approaching new school year, the Duplin County Commissioners were once again discussing issues of school funding. This time, they not only...

Opening day numbers at WCC

Wayne Community College had a successful opening day Monday, officials said, with enrollment numbers ahead of last year's first-day count. Headcount for the main campus totaled 3,221, according to the admissions office. The Fall II session on the base has...

Public record

Thefts *William Joseph Peter reported someone stole a trailer, two riding lawnmower and other yard tools, all valued at $20,260. *Antonio Jesus Cruz reported someone broke into his home in the 500 block of Durham Lake Road, Dudley, and stole...

Wayne Regional Fair catalogues in the mail

The catalogue for the 2007 Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair has been mailed to sponsoring members, directors and previous exhibitors. The fair will be held Sept. 27-Oct. 6 at the county fairgrounds near the intersection of U.S. 117 south and U.S....

Wayne County Public Schools lunch menus for the week of August 27-31

Monday -- Breakfast: blueberry muffin; Lunch: pepperoni pizza, baked corn dog, steamed broccoli, corn on the cob, applesauce, orange Tuesday -- Breakfast: apple turnover; Lunch: taco w/ cheese, salsa and spanish rice, chicken salad w/crackers, baked potato rounds, pinto beans,...