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Sunday, May 30, 2010

Fremont tells Eureka sewer bill balance must be paid

The Eureka Board of Commissioners plans to meet Tuesday to discuss the $66,000 the town owes Fremont. Fremont handles the sewage treatment for Eureka and sends the town a bill each month. But Eureka doesn't always pay the monthly bill...

Wayne Christian School recognizes graduates

Sean Patterson, decked out in his dark blue Wayne Christian School cap and gown, greeted dad, Bernard, and brother, Clark, moments before the Saturday morning graduation ceremony. "It brings up emotions in that they're going on with their lives," said...

Wayne Country Day seniors say their goodbyes, thank yous

Headmaster Todd Anderson was positioned in the hallway at Wayne Country Day School Friday morning, giving last-minute instructions to marshals before the 39th commencement ceremony began. He called the 19 diploma candidates this year an "extraordinary group" of young men...

Low turnout likely for primary rematch

Voter turnout in the single-digit range, possibly lower than the 6 percent for the May primary, is expected for the June 22 second Democratic primary between U.S. Senate hopefuls Elaine Marshall and Cal Cunningham. Only 4,174 of the county's 69,351...

County takes on new role in library, funding

Wayne County and the city of Goldsboro continue to redefine services they offer and fund -- an ongoing process that several months ago resulted in the decision that the county would assume sole operation of the Goldsboro-Wayne Airport. The budgets...

Spirit, fellowship highlight Central-Eastern Wayne gathering

In 1975, Gwen Scott "went off to college and never came back to (Wayne County) to live." But that didn't stop the Chicago resident from making her way home for the Central High School-Eastern Wayne High School reunion this weekend....

Memory-making marks Dillard-Goldsboro celebration

Alumni from all over the world returned to Goldsboro this weekend for the annual Dillard-Goldsboro Alumni reunion, with festivities starting Thursday and running through today. On Saturday, hundreds of people lined Center Street for the organization's parade, which had nearly...

Hal Tanner III named new News-Argus publisher

Hal Tanner Jr., publisher of the Goldsboro News-Argus for 26 years, has announced his retirement from that position effective June 1. The paper's current general manager, Hal Tanner III, will assume the role of publisher. He will be the third...

Jobless rate down for second month

For the second month in a row, Wayne County's unemployment rate has dropped. The county rate dropped from 9.2 percent unemployment in March to 8.6 percent unemployment in April. "Looks like we are finally seeing a positive trend, said...