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Monday, April 28, 2008

Graduation preparation

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Cutline For more information see Trying on their futures....

Heavy storms rock parts of N.C.

Wayne County received between an inch and three inches of rain over the weekend and forecasters were calling for more before the night is over. Rainfall estimates range from just over 1.23 inches at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base to...

Jim Neal trying to catch up to Kay Hagan for Dem's U.S. Senate

Running in what he considers to be one of the state's "defining races," Jim Neal is confident he is drawing closer to his opponent for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Elizabeth Dole. Currently,...

Facelift continues on depot downtown

More than eight months since Mayor Al King announced that Goldsboro's Union Station would undergo rehabilitation to its former glory as a working passenger rail service center, the work on the frame of the historic structure is continuing to progress....

Trying on their futures

A state-mandated addition to high school students' "senior project" has educators and administrators a little nervous. The controversy heated up when the Department of Public Instruction first announced the mandated component in 2006. Effective with the class of students entering...

Thrift store offers bargins and sale chance for airmen

Forget about yard sales and Internet auction sites. Take a break from long hours in department stores. And please, avoid the trash bin when you can. If you have access to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, its thrift shop wants...

Wessell honored by physics teachers

A state award has been named for Conrad "Bo" Wessell of Goldsboro, who is also its first recipient. The honor was presented by the North Carolina Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers (NCS-AAPT) at its Thirteenth Annual Spring...

WCC students recognized

Four Wayne Community College students participated in the statewide community college system's annual academic excellence awards luncheon recently in Raleigh. Current students Wendy Womble and Tabitha Parkton were among 116 students --two from each of the 58 community colleges in...

WCC Phi Theta Kappa awards

Upsilon Chi, Wayne Community College's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, recently received more than a dozen awards at its annual regional conference. In addition, member Michelle Rogers was named 2008 vice-president of the...

Foundation raises more than $1 million

LUCAMA -- Gifts totaling nearly $1.69 million have been made to the North Carolina Foundation for Christian Ministries since it was inaugurated three years ago. That was reported last week by Dr. Don Robeiro of Snow Hill, the treasurer of...