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Sunday, December 16, 2007

A first step for facilities solution

By RENEE CAREY and PHYLLIS MOORE News-Argus staff Wayne County Businesses for Excellence in Education might have brought the county commissioners and board of education to the table, but leaders of both groups say joint concern for the county's future...

County domestic violence shelter may reopen by end of year

Progress continues to be made toward the re-opening of Wayne County's domestic violence shelter -- a step officials hope can occur by the end of the year. "I hope, certainly, by the end of the month," county attorney Borden...

A visit with St. Nick

Brandon just could not believe his eyes. There it was -- the only thing he had asked for -- sitting on the top of a pile a thousand toys high. "I see it. I see it," the 6-year-old said, pointing...

Principals will change at two county schools

Two Wayne County principals are departing at the end of this month, officials announced this week. Tim Harrell, principal of Southern Wayne High School since 2006, has accepted a position as assistant principal at Princeton High School, while Jennifer Whitfield,...

City Council to hold public hearing on proposed bar

Superior Court Judge Jerry Braswell will see what the public has to say Monday night about a possible bar operating on his property. Goldsboro City Council will hold a public hearing for rezoning of the property located on the west...

350 graduate at Mount Olive College

MOUNT OLIVE -- About 350 graduating students at Mount Olive College marched across the stage to launch what college president William Byrd called "the next challenging stage of their lives." And a challenge it was for many of them,...

Waynesborough celebrates old-fashioned Christmas

Ten-year-old Chase Summerlin was one of the 500 or so visitors who celebrated Christmas 1800s style at Waynesborough Historical Village Saturday. Chase snacked on goodies in the Visitor's Center waiting with his grandmother, Joyce Howard, for Santa Claus to arrive....

PUBLIC RECORD

Home fired upon Monica Brewer and Dorris Williams of West Holly Street reported that their residence was shot into on Thursday night, causing $800 in damages, Goldsboro police said. Investigations Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *Deacon Jones Nissan reported...