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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Union Station update

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Onlookers can now see Union Station’s windows, a part of the building that architect David Gall calls the eyes. Several outbuildings have also been demolished, and the few remaining will be removed soon to provide a more...

Eastern N.C. officials talk about ways to prevent future water issues

KINSTON -- There might be a day -- perhaps soon -- in eastern North Carolina when homes are built with special underground stormwater storage tanks, tax incentives are given for purchasing low-flow appliances and fixtures, and fresh, clean drinking water...

Depot work advances

With initial preparations completed, the real work on the old Union Station downtown has begun. Architect David E. Gall, who is overseeing the planning for the project, said he is excited about the transformation he expects to see in the...

Princeton High School senior dies in crash

A Princeton High School senior died Sunday after missing a stop sign on Brogden Road, just a few miles southeast of Smithfield, the state Highway Patrol reported. Mamie Katlyn Bell, 18, was driving a 2001 Toyota south on Old Sanders...

Aycock Birthplace reopens for tours after fire

FREMONT -- The Charles B. Aycock Birthplace has reopened as clean-up continues after a January fire. Yellow ribbon surrounds the partially burned house in which the state's education governor was born -- the result of a suspected arson earlier in...

Public record

Prescription pad stolen A Selma patient made off with a 50-sheet prescription pad belonging to a doctor at Atlantic Medical Office on Wayne Memorial Drive last week, Goldsboro police said. Smithfield Police arrested Nichole A. Hippensteel, 37, when she tried...

School lunch menus

WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Week of March 17-21, 2008 Monday -- Breakfast: blueberry muffin; Lunch: stuffed crust cheese pizza, tuna salad w/crackers, steamed broccoli, corn on the cob, applesauce, tangerine; Tuesday -- Breakfast: chicken biscuit; Lunch: BBQ on bun, baked...

Clarification

In Monday's News-Argus, a story on the U.S. 70/Beston Road intersection incorrectly said that the mother of a 6-year-old girl that was killed had turned around in the median. She was crossing the intersection when her car was struck....