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Monday, January 14, 2008

Goldsboro not considering water use limits ... yet

Hearing Raleigh city officials talk about increasing water and sewer rates by 50 percent might have Goldsboro residents wondering if they will see a rate increase sometime soon. City Manager Joe Huffman says, "No." "Right now, we are not...

What if there were water use restrictions?

Some of the suggestions Raleigh officials have proposed to prolong the city's water availability include decreasing use to 25 gallons per person per day. That reduction is a far cry from what most people use on a daily basis which...

Height rules set around Wayne airports

Given the opportunity to take a step toward ensuring both public safety and the future viability of the county's three airports, the Wayne County Planning Board has voted to recommend the adoption of new height restrictions. Affected would be the...

Numbers are up at Wayne Community College for spring

Enrollment is up at Wayne Community College for the spring semester, which began Jan. 7, officials announced Friday. The numbers are up 186 students from the same time last year, with 3,121 students registered for classes. A portion of the...

Wayne Commission will look at sales tax hike plan

A potential quarter-cent sales tax referendum will be on the Wayne County Board of Commissioners' agenda Tuesday morning as members look for ways to raise revenues for the myriad of capital projects they have coming up in the next few...

Blood donors can earn chance at basketballs

Wayne County's blood donors have an extra incentive for rolling up their sleeves and giving the gift of life during January and February. The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross is holding its third annual ACC Blood Donor...

Tsunami seminar Wednesday

KURE BEACH -- The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher will host a presentation on tsunami planning Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in the aquarium auditorium. Tom Matheson of the National Weather Service will discuss New Hanover County's preparations toward certification...

MLK parade January 21 in LaGrange

LaGRANGE -- The LaGrange Youth Council of the NAACP will hold its 3rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Parade Celebration Monday, Jan. 21 at 2 p.m. For more information, call Carolyn Ellis at (252) 566-9260, Robin Dunn at...

Kornegays establish endowment at MOC

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive businessman George Kornegay figured out the perfect "gift that keeps on giving" for his wife this Christmas. He established an endowed scholarship in her name at Mount Olive College. Barbara Kornegay, named vice president for...

Down East Woman of the Year nominations

The Greater Greenville Chapter of NAWIC (National Association of Women in Construction) is seeking nominations for the DownEast Triangle Outstanding Woman in Construction Award. The deadline to submit nominations is March 3. Nomination submissions are being requested from the DownEast...