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Saturday, October 27, 2012

Four Wayne Memorial nurses picked for award

Wayne Memorial Hospital has four registered nurses on this year's list of the state's Great 100 Nurses. Patricia Austin, Becky Byrd, Kim Muntz and Yvonne Williams, all past recipients of the Nurse Excellence Award at the hospital, were recently...

Schools try new planning process

Teacher lesson plans are nothing new. But this year, the process got a lot more complicated. In June 2010, North Carolina adopted the Common Core Standards for math and English language arts in all grades. The initiative is an effort...

Battle of the chilis

Micah Thompson Ryals lined up two tiny cups of chili on a table set up in the Family YMCA gym Saturday morning, poised to dip a little white spoon in to taste them. The occasion was the sixth annual...

Wayne prepared for storm

Wayne County officials are cautious, but not concerned, after hearing that projections for Hurricane Sandy put the storm well to the east of the area. But they stayed in touch Saturday night anyway, just in case. Even though no special...

Daughtery says budget is a priority for the county

The News-Argus posed three questions to candidates for the Wayne County Board of Commissioners. Here are the responses from Republican Joe Daughtery who is running in District 6. Incumbent Commissioner Jack Best of Goldsboro, a Democrat, did not participate. Q:...

County prepares for trick-or-treaters

Halloween trick-or-treating in Goldsboro, Mount Olive, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and Wayne County will be held Oct. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. Officials ask residents who wish to participate to leave a porch light on to let...

Early vote count soaring

As the final week of one-stop voting begins, 18,589 ballots already have been cast in Wayne County ahead of the Nov. 6 general election. One-stop voting continues through next Saturday. Today also signals the opening of satellite one-stop voting locations...

Public to see museum concept boards

In a little more than three weeks, the consultant team hired by the city to put together a plan for an Air Force museum will present its findings to the Goldsboro City Council, meaning things are quickly coming together...

Three hurt in double accident

Three people were injured in two accidents Friday night that involved four vehicles. Two state Highway Patrol troopers from the Highway Patrol investigated the accidents, which happened shortly before 11 p.m. on N.C. 55 near its intersection with Pineview Cemetery...