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Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Songs of Christmas

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Students from Fremont STARS performed “A Poultry Tale,” during Tuesday night’s Wayne County Choral Showcase. Parents and students filled the auditorium at Dillard Middle School Tuesday night for the first part of the Wayne annual event, which...

Gray named new chief of county commission

As expected, Roland "Bud" Gray was unanimously elected chairman of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners Tuesday morning. But, also as expected, the two Republicans on the board signaled their displeasure with the selection process by refusing to cast a...

Smith will lead county board of education

For the second year, the Board of Education will be led by a woman. Vice Chairman Thelma Smith succeeded Shirley Sims as chairwoman of the school board Monday night. George Moye was named vice chairman for the coming year. Thanking...

Luminary project will help with new shelter

Candles will be lit Dec. 22 in Wayne County not just to mark the way for Santa Claus, but also to support local victims of domestic violence. And there is still time for residents all over the county to be...

Eastern Region president outlines future of development organization

Marketing Wayne and 12 other counties between Interstate 95 and the coast as "the best part of the best state for business," North Carolina's Eastern Region is working to not only transform the economy, but also to change the culture...

Smart Choices for Youth honors volunteers

Smart Choices for Youth volunteer Danielle Holloway received the Volunteer of the Year award Tuesday night at the Lane Tree Golf Club. She and her husband, Billy, received the Couple of the Year Award for their mentoring work this past...

Greenwood's James named Wayne's assistant principal of the year

Mary Kay James, assistant principal at Greenwood Middle School, has been named Wayne County Public Schools Assistant Principal of the Year. This is the first year for the award, created by the local Principals and Assistant Principals Association to recognize...

Pikeville town board plans special meeting

The Pikeville Town Board will hold a closed session meeting to discuss personnel and legal matters on Friday, Dec. 7, at 5 p.m. at the town hall....

Public record

Armed robbery A South William Street man reported two men robbed him at his home at gunpoint and forced him inside of his home, police records show. Tim Taylor said two black men approached him outside his home as he...