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Monday, February 4, 2008

Dinner Time

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Farmer Owen Jackson has been putting in some long hours recently getting his land ready for the planting of the 2008 corn crop. He was disking up this field on the Old Mount Olive Highway near the...

Pikeville cited for financial concerns

PIKEVILLE -- Financial practices of Pikeville's leadership failed to comply with three state laws, state treasurer's office officials informed the town this past week. The town has three problems, as outlined in a letter from Sharon G. Edmundson, director...

District officials say $23 million is step forward

Like the members of the Wayne County Board of Education, school officials are approaching the recently adopted $23 million school facility funding plan with caution. But they also believe that it can work. The plan, which is relying heavily...

Starling considering bid for county commission

Longtime Republican Party activist Willie Ray Starling has announced he is likely to be a candidate for the District 5 Wayne County Commission seat -- one that is currently held by Democrat Bud Gray. "I'm not locked in until...

Commissioners to take look at progress on new animal shelter

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners is facing a relatively light agenda Tuesday. On tap for discussion -- but not action -- are an update on the progress of the new animal adoption and education center on Clingman Street...

Wayne blood donors sought

The nation's blood supply is again dwindling and Wayne County area residents are beinga asked to donate. The Carolinas Blood Services Region, of which Wayne County is a part, lost 625 units of blood from Raleigh collections alone, according to...

Habitat meeting today at 6

Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne will provide a monthly information meeting for the public today at 6 p.m. in the WAGES Building located at 601 Royall Ave., Goldsboro. The meeting is a first step for those who want to know...