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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Getting ready for rescue

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Construction of the new office of the North Carolina Association of Rescue and EMS is expected to be completed in June, officials with the organization said. The new office is located on U.S. 117, about a mile...

Teen, 16, among three indicted in death, robbery

Police believe the three men implicated in the February 2007 death of Karemond Abdullah Spells, 30, were trying to steal two pounds of marijuana, according to court records. Those three men, including Michael Jamal Allen, 18, of Canterbury Court, Marcus...

More work ahead for facilities' discussion

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the final installment of a five-part series on school funding and facilities needs in Wayne County. When 2007 began, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners identified school facility improvements as one of its primary goals and...

Closed meetings helped pave way for agreement

Pleased by the $23 million school facilities plan agreed on late last year, and encouraged by what they are describing as an improved relationship with the school board, the Wayne County commissioners say the recent intervention by members of the...

New headquarters is in works for state's rescue squads group

The North Carolina Association of Rescue and EMS is moving its headquarters to a new location on U.S. 117, three miles south of Goldsboro near the highway's intersection with U.S. 13. The new facility will permit the organization to do...

Groups being sought to help clean parks

The Recreation and Parks Advisory Commission met Tuesday night to discuss cleaning up the parks through the Adopt-A-Park program. The program allows community groups to volunteer to keep up some of the maintenance of the park, such as pruning, picking...

Students who overcame obstacles honored at counselor's luncheon

By all the criteria used to define the makings of a student destined to become a dropout, Rachel Callaham of Charles B. Aycock High School fit the bill. When she completed her freshman year in June 2005, she had racked...

JSCC computer courses offered

The Human Resources Development program at James Sprunt Community College is offering several basic computer courses starting in March. *Computers for the Medical Office *Basic Computer Skills *Clerical Skills for the Office Professional *SpreadSheets *Internet and email *Career Exploration and...

Public record

Death investigation The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is investigating the Monday evening death of Matthew Coley, 78, of Memorial Church Road, Fremont, according to a report....