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Monday, April 26, 2004

Elections Board moves three precincts

Wayne County has relocated three polling places, effective for this year's primary and general elections. The Board of Elections decided last week to move these polling places: *Precinct 2 -- from Mt. Nelson Church in Eureka to Eureka United...

Candidates begin filing throughout state

From staff and AP reports RALEIGH -- Candidates for federal, state and local offices finally are signing on the dotted lines as the election filing season got under way in North Carolina today. The state Board of Elections and county...

Promoting sobriety

Every 15 minutes in this country, someone is either seriously injured or killed by an accident that involves alcohol. Because high school proms, spring break and graduation have the potential to be connected to those statistics, the N.C. Alcohol...

OPINION -- Making them happy

Making them happy The setting was a political function at the home of Phil and Margaret Baddour. Erskine Bowles was the guest of honor. Jack Best, Bud Gray, "Cousin" Atlas Price and I were sharing thoughts on the rewards and...

Public records

Fremont shooting under investigation FREMONT -- The murder of a young Fremont man early Friday remains under investigation by Fremont police and the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. Nicholas Lonte "Red" Jones, 25, of 309 W. Branch St. was shot fatally...

Cherry recognizes volunteers

Cherry Hospital volunteers were honored at an appreciation luncheon on Friday, with awards going to a group and an individual who have collectively donated 55 years of service. The Wilson County Mental Health Association received the Edythe O. Blanton...

Correction

An item in the News-Argus Briefly column on Friday reported that Jane Rustin of Goldsboro is president-elect of a state library association, but the name of the group was in error. Ms. Rustin, who is Wayne County's library director,...