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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

All dried up

News-Argus/Bobby Williams The Neuse River is seen this morning off Bill Lane Boulevard, looking south from Price’s Landing. According to the National Weather Service, the river level is only 2.4 feet, with no increase in sight. For more information...

Watering rules to change

Put away the hoses. That's the message city officials could be sending residents during the next couple of weeks as they respond to an emergency call from the governor Monday to conserve water. City Manager Joe Huffman said this morning...

Duplin Commissioners postpone animal control ordinance

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County pet owners don't have to worry about registering their cats and dogs -- at least not yet -- now that the county Board of Commissioners has voted unanimously to delay any actual decision until after a...

Carver Heights student receives ASU scholarship

Nakia Atkins, a fourth-grader at Carver Heights Elementary School, beamed as he greeted each visitor to his school Monday afternoon. He knew they were there to honor him. But it was more than that, said his principal, Carole Battle, who...

Public record

Razor attack A Dorsey Street woman reported that a woman she knows cut her with a razor on the lower left leg after awaking her by punching her in the face, police said. Lakeisha Edwards said she was staying at...

Thompson promoted at WCC

William T. "Bill" Thompson Jr. has been promoted to associate vice president of institutional advancement at Wayne Community College. Thompson has worked at the college since 1990, following 25 years of service in the United States Air Force as a...

Mother and son face charges in theft

A Princeton mother and her son, who had just left prison in August, face felony charges for stealing less than $200 in construction goods from a Pikeville home, authorities say. Brandon Michael Boyd, 27, Linda Street, and his mother, Teresa...

Goldsboro Christmas Parade entries sought

The Goldsboro Jaycees' Christmas Parade will be Saturday, Dec. 1 at 4 p.m. in downtown Goldsboro. The theme of this year's parade will be "Polar Express." Entries are being accepted. To participate in the parade, an entry form must be...

Wayne County Public Schools lunch menus

WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Week of October 22-26 Monday -- Breakfast: blueberry muffin; Lunch: sausage pizza, baked corn dog, garden peas, baked apples, pear halves, orange Tuesday -- Breakfast: ham biscuit; Lunch: toasted cheese sandwich, PBJ sandwich, veggie soup...

Wayne County Public Schools will have early dismissal Wednesday

Wednesday is an early release day for students in Wayne County Public Schools. Students will be dismissed early so that employees can attend staff development workshops. Dismissal times vary by school, so parents are advised to contact individual schools for...