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October 22, 2012 archives

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Monday, October 22, 2012

County sticks to Election Day schedule

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners will continue its tradition of canceling their Election Day meeting even though the two Republican members, both of whom are unopposed in the election, questioned the need and reasoning for doing so. The cancellation...

City takes action against violence

The Goldsboro Police Department, newly realigned and bolstered by an additional $100,000 for its new community policing program, is taking steps to combat the increasing rate of violent crime in the city. The department has adopted some of the anti-crime...

Gray seeking re-election

The News-Argus posed three questions to candidates for the Wayne County Board of Commissioners. Following are the responses of Democrat Bud Gray of the LaGrange community who is seeking re-election to the District 5 seat. 1. The budget is perhaps...

80? 81? No matter, Sarah Kornegay still going strong

MOUNT OLIVE -- The years are counted in green -- or harvest -- seasons at the Mt. Olive Pickle Co., and Saturday morning Sarah Kornegay was at work and counting down the end of yet another one, just has she...

One-stop voting continues

One-stop voting for the Nov. 6 general election continues this week. The hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and on Saturday, Oct. 27, and Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wayne County Public...

Pate looks to unseat Gray

The News-Argus posed three questions to candidates for the Wayne County Board of Commissioners. Following are the responses of Republican Bill Pate of the Saulston community who is running for the District 5 seat. 1. The budget is perhaps the...