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Thursday, July 10, 2008

Afternoon at the links

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Children in the Acts America Youth Camp spent part of Wednesday enjoying themselves at the All-Star Family Fun Center on Cashwell Drive. Bret Marcoux, a counselor for the youth group, said the youngsters spend three days at...

North Duplin tapped for closure by school board

CALYPSO -- North Duplin Jr./Sr. High School supporters will gather tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Calypso Fire Station to marshal their forces to oppose a move by the Duplin County Board of Education that would close the school. Meanwhile,...

Senate won't vote on plans to change annexing

Despite the state House approving an involuntary annexation moratorium by a wide margin last week, the Senate leadership has indicated that the bill will not come up for a floor vote before the General Assembly adjourns in the next few...

Schools energy-performance contract gets approval by board of education

An energy-performance contract that could save Wayne County Public Schools as much as $8.3 million was approved Tuesday by the Wayne County Board of Education. Prior to the meeting, the school board and county commissioners had met in a joint...

$853,000 facelift set for Jeffreys Building

The county-owned Jeffreys Building (the old Federal Building) will be getting an $853,000 facelift in preparation of becoming the home of several more county offices. D.S. Simmons has been awarded the contract for the work and the county is preparing...

Rain came but county still in severe drought

The drought situation in Wayne County isn't over, but at least it isn't getting worse. The county remains in the severe drought category, the North Carolina Drought Management Advisory Council reported today. The county jumped up from the moderate drought...

Herman Park concert Saturday

Looking for something to do Saturday night that doesn't cost a dime? The Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Department is hosting it's free summer concert series, starting Saturday at Herman Park from 6:30 until 9 p.m. with an "Inspirational Day" concert...

Man skips town after sentencing

A Goldsboro area man with a long criminal history skipped town after being given a week to get his affairs in order, court records show. Jamie Carroll, who also has used the name "Jaime," originally faced charges that he fought...