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Thursday, November 22, 2007

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours

The News-Argus offices will be closed today for the Thanksgiving holiday. Our offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Friday. Friday's paper will be an afternoon edition....

Wayne Commissioners request opening more highways to tractor-trailers

Working to open Wayne County up to tractor-trailer traffic, the county Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday morning to ask the state Department of Transportation to classify several main arteries as National Truck Network highways. Currently, the only roads in Wayne...

Battle for bargins officially beginning

Thousands of Wayne County residents won't use Friday as a day to sleep in a few extra hours. There is war to be waged. They will be up before dawn, store advertisements and shopping lists in hand, waiting in lines...

Wayne County kids have their own turkey recipes

Forget the Reynolds Wrap ladies -- and Food Network star Paula Dean. And Butterball better snatch them up before the phones start ringing this afternoon. Students in Vicky Moots' kindergarten class at Faith Christian Academy were ready and willing to...

Help make a child's wish come true this holiday

With the advent of the holiday season, a time-honored tradition in Goldsboro and Wayne County is once again at work to make Christmas special for children who might otherwise face a bleak Yuletide. The Empty Stocking Fund, created in 1912,...

Empty Stocking Fund donors

* Dr. & Mrs. Hervy Kornegay Sr., $25 * Eugene Person, $20 * James & Randy Spader, $50 * Annie McDonald, $10 * FUMC Peanut Crew, $100 * Jimmy & Elaine Wilcox, $500 * Jerry & Kikuko Jones, $25 *...

Public record

Thefts reported *Calvin Hodgin of Park Avenue reported Tuesday that a Heil-branded air conditioning and heating unit worth $3,500 was stolen from his other residence on McDaniel Avenue, city police said. *Henry Blount of Clayton reported stolen a 1975 Chevy...

Wayne County residents put family, health at the top of their Thanksgiving lists

What are you thankful for? A new car? A new home? Most folks interviewed Wednesday said they are mostly thankful for life, health, friends and family. Latoya Dupree of Goldsboro has seen a lot of sickness in her family --...

Goldsboro will unveil John Street project

Three families might soon be able to move into new homes on John Street -- as part of the city's downtown development project. The Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. joined with Preservation North Carolina, the city of Goldsboro and Self-Help to...

Public school lunch menus

WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Week of Nov. 26-30, 2007 Monday -- Breakfast: strawberry poptart; Lunch: stuffed crust cheese pizza, baked corn dog nuggets, steamed broccoli, field peas, applesauce, orange. Tuesday -- Breakfast: apple muffin; Lunch: toasted cheese sandwich, PBJ sandwich,...