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Monday, March 3, 2008

Learning to speak the language

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Carlos Cotto, right, director of workforce preparedness at Wayne Community College, talks with Farid Awad, an Arabic language instructor who will be teaching the new Arabic class at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. For more information see...

Statistics offer new look at progress in county

More children are entering foster care for the first time in Wayne County, but none are re-entering the system within a year of leaving and more are staying with their parents, county social services officials recently announced. The statistics were...

WCC's new course will bring local Arabic training to military personnel

Carlos Cotto wants military personnel to have all the advantages they can when they head overseas. And the director of the workforce preparedness program at Wayne Community College said staying safe might depend, in part, on being able to navigate...

Chris Rogerson running for District 8 Court Judge

With only one of the District 8 District Court judge seats vacant this year, three candidates have decided to throw their hats into the ring -- the latest being Kinston attorney Chris Rogerson. Rogerson, who operates his own private practice...

Eastpoint awarded grant to fund housing project

Working with a $388,400 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Eastpointe, the local mental health agency serving Wayne, Lenoir, Duplin and Sampson counties, is hoping to be able to provide housing for about a dozen families...

Water service interruption

Water service will be interrupted on Tuesday from 8 am until noon for the residents on Granville Drive and Mill Road. This is necessary for the installation of a water valve. In the event of rain the date will be...

Symphony to perform

Elementary school students in the Wayne County School system will hear a concert by the North Carolina Symphony on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at College Hall on the campus of Mount Olive College. The concert is made possible by funds...