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Friday, December 28, 2007

Lending a hand

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Nine-year-old Dejah Hill, left, Staff Sgt. Taifa Petaway and Tech Sgt. Tynisha Hill peel sweet potatoes at the Community Soup Kitchen on Oak Street on Dec. 27. For more information see Airmen help at soup kitchen....

Cherry plans on schedule, officials say

State officials have said that despite the recently discovered design flaws at the nearly completed Central Regional Hospital in Butner, the new Eastern Region Hospital in Goldsboro is continuing to progress on schedule, and in fact, will likely be better...

Sprunt links with UNC-W to increase teachers

With Duplin County and the rest of North Carolina facing an ever-increasing teacher shortage, one man has been given the responsibility by officials at both James Sprunt Community College and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington to increase the...

SJAFB Airmen help at Goldsboro soup kitchen

Tynisha Hill spent much of her Thursday peeling sweet potatoes and serving meals inside a building on Oak Street. But the Air Force technical sergeant will tell you that the joy that came with feeding hungry Goldsboro residents at the...

Johnston preparing for future water shortages

Over the past three years, Johnston County officials have investigated alternatives for future water supply. The county's Neuse River source and purchase contracts with other utilities provide a total supply capacity of 17 million gallons per day. The peak daily...

County flu workshop planned

The possibility of a pandemic flu epidemic has prompted local officials to schedule a community workshop in the new year. The Wayne County Influenza Work Group, comprised of representatives from several area health agencies, has been working for over a...

Public record

Missing Police say Molly Elizabeth Ganse, 23, of Sherrington Drive has been missing since Dec. 22. Ms. Ganse is originally from Maryland and was reportedly last seen at a house in the 200 block of Sherrington Drive, according to a...

Rosewood students give away books

Students at Rosewood Elementary School have been collecting and giving away books. Last year, staff at the school decided the best way to reward students for reading was to give them books, rather than certificates or other prizes, said Jennifer...

Eastern Wayne Middle clubs helping community

Two clubs at Eastern Wayne Middle School have been actively contributing to the community recently. The Knitting Club donated knitted caps they had made to Southeastern Medical Oncology Center, and have also begun knitting squares for the Warm-Up America Program...