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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Board changes meeting

There might be a difference of legal opinion as to whether or not Wayne County commissioners can reschedule their swearing-in date, but Tuesday morning they voted 5-0 to approve it anyway. State law requires that newly elected county officials take...

Thursday's paper will be delivered in the morning

The Goldsboro News-Argus' Thanksgiving newspaper will be a morning edition. If you do not receive your paper by 6 a.m. Thursday, call our Circulation Department at 919-739-7809. The offices will be open from 6 a.m. until 10 a.m. The...

Downtown Lights Up

When Mayor Al King threw the switch in downtown Goldsboro Tuesday night, the city lit up with holiday lights that stretched from the southern end of Center Street to the city's iconic water tower. But for many in the...

Two from Wayne County Public Schools honored by state group

The Wayne County Public Schools superintendent and an administrative assistant in the district were recognized by the N.C. Association of Educational Office Professionals District 12 during its annual meeting recently in Jacksonville. Dr. Steven Taylor, superintendent, was awarded the...

County offices to close Thursday

Local, state and national offices as well as the Post Office and banks will close for the Thanksgiving holiday. Wayne County Public Schools and Wayne Community College are closed Thursday and Friday as are Wayne County offices. The county...

Greenleaf's boxes bring holiday meals to families

The mother had been sick. Although she was on her way to recovering, it was close to Thanksgiving and she had no idea how she was going to have a special meal on the table for her children. It was...

Playing in the holidays

Members of the North Carolina Symphony perform during their Holiday Pops Concert at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Goldsboro late Tuesday. A sell-out crowd enjoyed classic holiday music such as "The Nutcracker Suite" and "Jingle Bells."...

Paramount to host game show Saturday

A game show is coming to the Paramount Theatre this Saturday at 7 p.m. and contestants are needed. The show, Play 2 WIN, will be hosted by comedian Rick Preston, who has appeared on Comedy Central. Tickets are $20...

Cornerstone Award nominations now being taken

Nominations are now being accepted for the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Cornerstone Award. The award, which was created in 1996, recognizes annually an individual, living or deceased, who has been a cornerstone for Wayne County. In a written...

There will be places to shop even on Thanksgiving Day

Now that many stores have embraced the Black Friday phenomenon, the true shopping strategy lies in scheduling -- where do I go first? However, if you just need a stick of butter or if are you just looking for...