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Monday, October 15, 2007

Renovations continue downtown

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Thanks to good weather, work on the restoration of the old city hall building is ahead of schedule, according to city officials. The $4 million project begun in April is expected to be completed by February. The...

Teen, 14, sought in weekend shooting

A 14-year-old Goldsboro resident is wanted in the non-fatal shooting of a 39-year-old in a parking lot at Courtyard Circle, police say. Investigator Dave Cloutier said police have obtained charges against the juvenile, but cannot release a name yet. Cedric...

Reuel incentive package on agenda for Tuesday's commission meeting

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners will hold two public hearings Tuesday on the proposed incentive package for Reuel Inc. The first -- a routine one that involves no county money -- is for the commissioners to authorize the Wayne...

2007 Days of Caring organizers report more lives impacted

Hands got dirty. Long hours were worked. Tears were shed. But more importantly, lives were made better -- and that's what made this year's United Way Days of Caring a success. Nearly 4,700 people, and 10 animals, were impacted through...

Local fire squads choose winner of Fire Princess title

Maybe it was the play on popular culture -- a young girl dressed in a leopard-skin skirt, emerging from a makeshift cave that her "husband" had just caught on fire. It could have been the way the capacity crowd inside...

Truck mechanic takes home top diagnostic award

Mechanic James Frain can now officially say he is among the best in the world at finding out what's wrong with garbage trucks. Frain won first place in international competition in the recent 2007 International Road-E-O held by Solid Waste...

Guardian ad litem program recognized

The state Guardian ad Litem program has received certification by the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association (CASA). The certification recognizes that the program meets national CASA standard for operations and management. Colleen Kosinski, director of Wayne County's Guardian ad...

Habitat to welcome visitors from Guatemala

Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne will welcome guests from Guatemala on Thursday. For every house built in Goldsboro-Wayne County, Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne contributes a tithe to Habitat International to support builds in other countries. Habitat of Goldsboro-Wayne has...

Wallace art show, train depot grand opening

WALLACE -- On Saturday, Nov. 3, the historic train depot in downtown Wallace will be transformed. More than a dozen of the area's finest artists will be on hand to showcase their creations. On display will be paintings, sculptures, photography,...

Public record

Copper theft attempt Sybil Scott, owner of Scott's Barbecue and Sauce Co. on North William Street, told police that a thief who tried to steal the copper wiring from the business's air conditioning system last week did about $1,100 in...