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Friday, March 21, 2008

Student work on display

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Heather Odom and her 15-month-old daughter Savannah look at a science display at the Berkeley Mall today that was constructed by students from Norwayne Middle School. Science and math projects by students from across Wayne County are...

Police looking for Avon robber

Goldsboro police are looking for an Avon saleswoman who allegedly used the job to case a customer's home. Allison Ray Crockett, 42, whose last known address was on Mill Creek Court, is wanted on multiple felony-level warrants. Sgt. Chad Calloway...

County approves long-range plan, goals

After nearly two years of discussion and planning, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners has finally approved the county's long-term comprehensive plan. The plan, which features 12 different focus points, each with its own overarching vision statement, policy recommendations and...

Rec center plans discussed

Members of the committee planning a proposed Community Recreation Center discussed variations of the plan at a meeting Thursday with architects. Committee members met with representatives of Pearch, Brinkley, Cease + Lee to go over the design of the center....

Water to be cut off in some areas

City water service will be interrupted in several areas next week in order to allow city crews repair water lines. Service will be interrupted on Tuesday, March 25, from 8 a.m. until noon for the residents in the 300 and...

New business zone proposed

It hasn't been formally discussed by the Wayne County Planning Board yet because of time constraints at its last two meetings, but county Planning Director Connie Price is proposing that a new zone be added to the zoning ordinance for...

Public record

Home shot into Kimyette Depress Burt of Welsdon Drive Dudley reported that her home was shot into while at home with her teen-aged son and daughter, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office reported....

Wayne Museum scavenger hunt

The Wayne County Museum will offer children a spring and summer scavenger hunt Tuesday through Aug. 22. Children follow clues throughout the museum, and when they find the last clue, they get to pick out a prize. Ages 5 and...

Rosewood teacher recognized by business women

MOUNT OLIVE -- Rosewood High School teacher Lindsay Barwick is the 2008 Young Careerist of the Year. She received the honor this month during the Wayne-Duplin Business and Professional Women's meeting. As the new Young Careerist of the Year, Ms....

Dog park

A dog park in Goldsboro is becoming more than just an idea. The Stoney Creek Park Alliance further discussed the aspects of incorporating a dog park in Stoney Creek Park at their meeting Thursday. Currently, members of the alliance are...