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Friday, October 19, 2007

Stoney Creek Park Alliance will wait to apply for grant

The Stoney Creek Park Alliance won't receive the Parks and Recreation Trust Fund grant this year to help with the park project. They will not even apply. The alliance decided Thursday that they want to hold off on the application...

Man, 19, will faces charges in sex case

A Dudley man will face charges of first-degree rape of a child after taking a 12-year-old from her home, authorities say. Brigido Santos Hernandez, 19, Jake Drive, Dudley was jailed in lieu of $250,000 bond for an incident first reported...

Committee honors employer, volunteer, worker at banquet

Vick Woodard didn't let a disability stop him from having a full life, and at Thursday's annual awards luncheon for the Mayor's Committee for Persons with Disabilities, he described how determination can overcome all odds. Woodard, an instructor at Wayne...

Trooper handcuffs suicidal man just before he tries to jump off area bridge

A Highway Patrol trooper says he grabbed and handcuffed a suicidal man just before the man tried to jump off a bridge into the Neuse River in the Goldsboro area. Trooper J.B. Smith said a 57-year-old Goldsboro man with a...

Public record

Walnut Creek thefts probed The Walnut Creek Police Department is investigating a series of car break-ins, including a theft on Breezewood Avenue and another at a country club parking lot, Police Chief Delisa Staps said. Members of the Walnut Creek...

WCC's Madry in leadership program

Wayne T. Madry, director of admissions and records for the continuing education division at Wayne Community College, has been chosen to participate in a statewide leadership program. He is one of 36 participants representing 34 community colleges to be named...

Schools score big on store's payback plan

Credit card purchases have paid off for three area schools. Through Target stores' "Take Charge of Education" program, families, teachers and members of the community can designate an eligible K-12 school to receive approximately one percent of credit card purchases...

Nurse Aide registration at WCC

Registration for Wayne Community College Continuing Education's spring Nurse Aide I courses will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 6, starting at 8:30 a.m. in Room 101 of the Walnut Building. This course prepares students for the competency evaluation required for...

Fall events planned this weekend

The Parks and Recreation Department will embrace the cooler weather by sponsoring two activities this coming weekend -- a Fall Festival and a Nature Day. This Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at Herman Park Center, the fall festival will...

Farmland preservation workshop at MOC November 7

The date of a workshop on farmland presevation was incorrectly listed in a story in Thursday's News-Argus. The North Carolina Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund is holding a series of workshops around the state on farmland preservation, with...