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Monday, May 30, 2005

Honoring heroes' sacrifices

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Jonathan Griffin, a member of the Mount Olive Police Department honor guard, raises the American flag to half staff during a Memorial Day service at Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive on Sunday afternoon. Jack Alphin, a retired...

Committee picks Paramount architect

The Paramount Theater Committee has selected an architectural firm to lead the reconstruction of the downtown theater. The committee voted unanimously Friday to offer the job to Pearce Brinkley Cease and Lee. Members will invite the Raleigh firm back next...

Airman killed in Sunday wreck

A 22-year-old airman from Wisconsin died Sunday as a result of injuries sustained in a one-car crash earlier in the day on U.S. 13 South, the Highway Patrol said today. The victim was identified as Joshua Misselt, who was stationed...

Veterans share stories of service, loss, courage

When Jim Hiteshew, Mike Cooper, Jim Zieg and B.E. Dean drink coffee together, they share more than just a few stories and a passion for flying. Their love for their country, and their service to America, are the glue that...

Public records

Man robbed A 22-year-old man was robbed Friday night of $900 and a handgun by three men in the Winn-Dixie parking lot off U.S. 117 South in Mar Mac, according to a Wayne County Sheriff's Office report. Bradford Noah Faircloth...

Opinion: Eyes of the beholder

Lisa Teachey was taking group pictures of folks in the various News-Argus departments recently. The pictures were for use in a special section. In every group picture, some individual inevitably will be caught with his or her eyes closed, or...

Public hearing on Duplin budget set for June 6

KENANSVILLE -- A public hearing on the proposed Duplin County budget will be held Monday, June 6, at 6 p.m. in the community room in the back of the Social Services Building. Prior to that, residents can view the proposed...

Pat Peoples volunteers time for summer enrichment classes

When Pat Peoples began leading extra enrichment sessions at Eastern Wayne Elementary School, the curriculum facilitator didn't know the program would lead her to volunteering her time and efforts during the summer. The program began in January through a grant...

June Bloodmobile schedule

The June Bloodmobile schedule for the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross has been announced. Dates and times: *June 2: Wayne County Public Library from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. *June 3: Lowe's from 10:30 a.m. to 3...