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Sunday, September 21, 2008

Alliance chief hints at news for Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- A lack of citizen input can have a crippling affect on industrial recruitment, Wayne County Development Alliance President Joanna Thompson told an early-morning crowd gathered for the Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce's Business at Breakfast...

Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair starts Thursday

The 60th annual award-winning Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair will open Thursday, bringing cotton candy and cowboys, show horses and blue-ribbon pies to the county fairgrounds south of Goldsboro. The fair, sponsored by the Wayne County Livestock Development Association, will...

Rec Center plans still on track

Although the Recreation Center Committee hasn't met in a few months, the city's newest project proposed for a South Center Street location is still proceeding smoothly, officials say. After more than a year's of changing design plans and tweaking...

New 4th Wing commander back 'home'

Mark Kelly had only been a member of the 4th Fighter Wing for a few months. It was late summer 2001, a time that found him, mostly, in the cockpit of an F-15E Strike Eagle. News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Col. Mark...

Mount Olive police shoot 'vicious' dog

MOUNT OLIVE -- It was just after 7 p.m. Thursday on West Main Street, a typically quiet stretch in Mount Olive. Sharon Kulers heard her Dalmatian barking outside, so she made her way to the back yard. Photo submitted...

Committee sets sight on lobbying for U.S. 70

Wayne County Manager Lee Smith is among members of the U.S. 70 Corridor Commission who have been appointed to the commission's new Legislative Steering Committee. The committee was appointed was week during the commission's meeting at Kinston. "In January, we...

Mount Olive applies new university zoning to MOC

MOUNT OLIVE -- A new planning zone approved for the first time Monday night will help with the "explosive growth" expected at Mount Olive College, Mayor Ray McDonald Sr. said. The town board unanimously agreed to rezone 19 properties...

Child's eye view decorates walls of new animal shelter

In real life, Coby is a little bit shy around people he doesn't know, but quite happy to spend time with his family, including 5-year-old Tanner Willman. The almost 1-year-old tabby cat was a stray before the Willmans welcomed...