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Monday, February 18, 2008

Mount Olive deals with weather woes

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Thunderstorm that dropped roughly 3.5 inches of rain between 2 and 6 this morning left many Mount Olive streets under water. Town Manager Charles Brown said city crews were working hard this morning, checking drains for stoppages...

Students speak out on need for teen activities in county

Teens in Wayne County need a place to gather with their peers, a safe option to gangs and other activities that only lead to trouble, a group of students from Goldsboro High School shared recently. The students, from the "Choices...

Jennings joins race for open at-large position

Faced with a wide-open Wayne County Commission At-Large seat, Jeff Jennings has announced his decision to enter the race for the Republican nomination when he filed to become an official candidate. "I'm running at large because I want to represent...

City houses on schedule

Three of the homes being constructed as part of a downtown revitalization effort in the 400 block of South John Street are getting closer to being ready for families, city officials say. The houses aren't completed yet, but they should...

Commission to talk about capital projects

Meeting Tuesday morning, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners is planning to move forward on two capital projects that have been lingering for several months. The first is putting the renovation of the Jeffreys Building out to bid. The building,...

Parks will run for seat on Duplin commission

Calypso resident Frances Parks announced last week her intention to seek the Democratic nomination in May for the Duplin County Board Commissioners District 1 seat, now that L.S. Guy has announced that he will be retiring at the end of...