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Friday, October 26, 2007

League of Women Votors forum

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Goldsboro mayoral candidate D.A. Stuart, right, fields questions from voters during a candidate forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Wayne County Thursday at Herman Park Center. Also in photo are District 1 candidate Michael...

Now it's official: No more watering

Goldsboro water users only have a little more than a week left to get their lawns watered -- or to wash their cars at home. As of Nov. 5, Goldsboro will enter the third -- and most restrictive -- phase...

Candidates square off at League of Women Voters debate

The candidates who attended the League of Women Voters forum Thursday night all had one goal in common -- they want to better their community. City council and mayoral candidates from Goldsboro, Fremont, Seven Springs and Walnut Creek, along with...

Results of N.C. Big Sweep in Wayne County

The totals are in from this month's North Carolina Big Sweep -- the 20th year the statewide cleanup event has been held -- and as a result, Wayne County is much cleaner. With 352 people covering 15.5 miles at 14...

Fly-in planned for this Saturday at county airport

The Goldsboro-Wayne Municipal Airport will host a Federal Aviation Administration Wings Day Fly-in on Saturday beginning at 7:30 a.m. The event, which is sponsored by the FAA and the North Carolina Department of Transportation, is primarily for licensed pilots and...

APV named 2007 Industry of the Year for Wayne

With 135 employees and 25 years at its West Ash Street location, APV Heat Transfer Systems was named the 2007 Industry of the Year Thursday night at the Wayne County Industry Celebration reception. "This year was the closest contest we've...

Woman missing since May

Kathy Holt Alfaro fears the worst about her sister, who police say has not turned up since Ms. Alfaro reported her missing in August. Ms. Alfaro said sister Patricia Herring, 43, hasn't been seen by friends or acquaintances in more...

Public record

Assault reported A homeless Goldsboro man reported being beaten with a baseball bat by two black menwhen walking through an open field in the 500 block of South Slocumb Street on Wednesday around 9 p.m., Goldsboro police said. Ralph Croom...

Fall Garden Festival planned for Saturday

The Cooperative Extension Service and the Wayne County Master Gardener Volunteer Association are sponsoring a Fall Garden Festival and Plant Sale Saturday for people to come in any time from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wayne Center located at...