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Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Northern end residents want answers to growth

With low turnout and at times, seemingly little interest, it now appears as though Wayne County residents were just saving their best for last, as more than two dozen people turned out for the sixth and final county commission town...

U.S. 70 bypass to get first bids soon

With plans being made to begin the bidding process as early as spring 2008, work on the U.S. 70 bypass around Goldsboro could start sometime within the next 12 to 18 months, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation's...

U.S. 70 project might help with wetland area

A piece of the planned U.S. 70 bypass around Goldsboro would cut through Claridge State Nursery, where millions of tree seedlings are produced each year. But the "credits" that N.C. Department of Transportation needs to make up for the road's...

WCC board approves $26 million budget

Wayne Community College is embarking on a stellar year, its president told the board of trustees Tuesday night. The board approved a nearly $26 million budget for the fiscal year, reflecting an increase from state and local funding, and college...

Chili Cook-Off downtown Saturday

The Chili Cook-Off to raise money for the Community Soup Kitchen is drawing near, with a number of teams already preparing their secret recipes, hoping to take home the top prize. The event will be held Saturday in the Center...

Clarification

In Tuesday's News-Argus, Steve Johnson, the father of deployed Dudley soldier Joseph Johnson was quoted as saying, "They say Sadr City is to Baghdad what Green Acres is to Goldsboro ...." Those words, he said, were in no way intended...