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Monday, November 2, 2009

Voters will head to polls Tuesday

Voters in several Wayne County municipalities will go to the polls on Tuesday to choose representatives for their town boards. Sanitary district members also will have a chance to choose representatives. Polls open at 6:30 a.m. and close at...

Scrappin' it for Workin' it

The company: Goldsboro Iron and Metals The Job: Scrap Yard Worker The Location: Goldsboro I thought I looked fine when I showed up to work at Goldsboro Iron and Metals. "Hi, I'm Laura, from the News-Argus." "Is that what you're...

Saturday gunfight wounds two outside local club

Two men were badly injured in a shootout outside a Goldsboro club early Saturday morning, police said. Around 2 a.m., a gun battle erupted in the parking lot of Party Central, on Corporate Drive off of Wayne Memorial Drive,...

Aycock Birthplace turns 50

FREMONT -- Looking at the barn and hayloft near Charles B. Aycock's historic home, most people see a page out of the state's history. Jean Aycock Chase, however, sees herself as a young girl who accepted the dare of...

Health Department gives out Golden A awards

There are fewer Golden A awards being handed out by the Health Department this year, but only because the method for inspecting food establishments has changed. The annual recognition, for restaurants and food stands, faced several since last year,...

Johnston County flu clinic Tuesday

SMITHFIELD -- The Johnston County Public Health Department will hold a walk-in clinic Tuesday from 2 to 7 p.m. to give seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccines to children under the age of 18. Children will be able to receive both...

Resume class starting at WCC

An employability skills classes featuring resume writing and Career Readiness Certification test prep will begin this week at Wayne Community College. The target audience is dislocated workers, but anyone may attend. The day class will run from 2 to...

Mobile homes on county agenda

Wayne County commissioners will once again take up proposed changes to the county's mobile home park ordinance Tuesday morning. Just as they already have done with subdivision plats, commissioners are poised to assume authority to make the final decision...

Habitat home dedication Thursday

The Goldsboro-Wayne chapter of Habitat for Humanity will hold its 35th home dedication and congratulate the Hailey family Thursday as they receive the keys to their first home at 1305 Stephens St. The home dedication will be held at 4:30...

Public record

Jewelry stolen Joyce Hall Tucker, 53, Davis Road, Mount Olive reported to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office the theft of $2,650 in jewelry. The items and their value included a one-half carat diamond seven-stone ring, $1,000; one carat round...