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Friday, February 1, 2008

She's officially the president

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Wayne Community College President Dr. Kay Albertson, left, shares a laugh with Wayne Community College Board of Trustees member Joanne Roberts and others during the reception held in her honor after her installation as fifth president of...

NCDOT: Trucks get some blame for I-795 cracks

Only two years after its opening, small cracks and potholes have started to appear in a 2.5-mile stretch of I-795 just south of Pikeville. The structural problems first began showing up in May 2007, and efforts were started almost immediately...

WCC installs Albertson

Amidst the pomp and circumstance of installing the fifth president of Wayne Community College before a capacity crowd Thursday afternoon, it was only fitting that something would go awry. First the college's charter abruptly fell from its stand during remarks...

GATEWAY considers cutting its hours

Those few county residents who rely on the Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority's van service to get them to and from work on Saturday night and Sunday may soon have to find an alternate method if the board of directors decides...

Mount Olive recognizes residents at banquet

MOUNT OLIVE -- When Kenny Talton found out he would have to miss his mother's birthday to attend the Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce and Mount Olive Jaycees awards banquet, he was a little sad. But duty called, the...

Goldsboro wins four downtown awards

ROCKY MOUNT -- Goldsboro cleaned up at the North Carolina Main Street Awards Thursday night in Rocky Mount. Out of 28 awards given to 13 cities, Goldsboro received four. "Downtown ... is the front porch of you're hometown," state Secretary...

Public record

Methamphetamine charge A 20-year-old faces charges resulting from the Wayne/Goldsboro Drug Squad's anti-methamphetamine "Pop-A-Smurf" campaign, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office said. David Lee Tucker, McCullen Lane, faces six counts of possession of a precursor substance and one count of exceeding...