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Thursday, September 27, 2007

Round 'em Up for the Fair

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Joe Bradley and his 11-year-old niece Jessica Minchew bring in their quarter horses, Lisa and Smoky, to the horse and cattle exhibit stalls this morning at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. For more information see Livestock pens start...

Cherry director: Hospital will meet state deadline

Cherry Hospital has complied with recommendations toward lifting "immediate jeopardy" status imposed by the state earlier this month, its director says. And hospital director Dr. Jack St. Clair said he is optimistic that a survey team will lift the sanction....

Livestock pens start filling at fairgrounds

For 59 years, three generations of the Hood family of Grantham have brought cattle to the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. Wednesday, it was a heifer and her 2-week-old calf. And this year, it was 10-year-old Garrett Hood who prodded and...

Drought might stall some crop entries

County Cooperative Extension agents are not sure if the summer's drought will have an effect on the number of farmers who will put up their crops for judging at this year's fair. But they are hoping to get to the...

Recreation survey to determine residents' wishes

Citizens have a chance to let the city know what more they want from their recreation areas -- whether it be festivals, botanical gardens, walking trails, an arcade or a water splash park -- through a survey. The parks and...

Southeastern water customers told to call office

Southeastern Wayne Sanitary District customers concerned about their water bills this summer -- particularly those from July -- are being told to just call the office for help after several complaints were made, and addressed, at last week's board meeting....

Walnut Creek Council OKs subdivision

The Village at Walnut Creek Council met Wednesday night and approved the final plat of The Links subdivision. The Links is a subdivision that will be a part of Walnut Creek and will include more than 300 new houses. Project...

Habitat meeting October 1

Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne provides monthly information meetings to the public, and the last one for the year is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 1 at 6 p.m at WAGES at 601 Royall Ave. People who are interested in finding...

Public record

Break-in, car theft A Fremont woman told the Wayne County Sheriff's Office that her home was broken into and her car was stolen. Elizabeth Yelverton Murray of U.S. 117 North reported her black Mercury, valued at $9,500, was stolen, investigators...