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Tuesday, August 9, 2005

High school football

News-Argus/Bobby Williams North Duplin's Doug Lloyd (10) hands off to Matt Potter during football practice. North Duplin finished last season 3-9 and 2-4 in the Carolina 1-A Conference, losing in the first playoffs at East Wilkes. The Rebels open...

Hospital board OKs 9 percent increase

Patients will pay 9 percent more for some services at Wayne Memorial Hospital in 2005-06, but will also see infrastructure and equipment improvements that will contribute to better and more efficient patient care, officials said today. The hospital's board of...

Pharmacies wait for word on limits on tablet sales

Going to the drug store for a nasal decongestant or relief from hay fever or allergies? Depending on what store you go to, you will have to ask for the former over-the-counter product and maybe sign a register for it....

Officials share tips from trip to convention

The three Wayne County commissioners who attended a national commissioners conference in Hawaii last month said the information they picked up from four days of meetings with other commissioners from around the country will help them in their role as...

Wroblewski joins News-Argus staff as newspaper's circulation director

Dan Wroblewski has assumed the duties of circulation director at the News-Argus. Wroblewski has more than 33 years experience in newspaper circulation, having worked at eight newspapers, including the Houma Daily Courier in Houma, La., The Rocky Mountain News in...

Campaign launched to provide school supplies

A campaign to provide school supplies to needy students collected nearly $6,000 worth of materials last year and organizers hope they can do even better this year. Sudie Davis, the executive director of the Communities in Schools program in Wayne...

Market print sale will benefit town's festival

FAISON -- Folk artist Ivey Hayes of Wilmington will sign original paintings at his booth during the Market Day Festival. The festival is set for Oct. 22 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in downtown Faison. Market Day is held...

New Scouts will get free tickets to local racetrack

The Tuscarora Boy Scouts Council has launched an aggressive recruiting campaign for Cub Scouts. All of the first- through fifth-graders who sign up to join the Cub Scouts in the council's three districts, Torhunta, Neusiok and Coharie, will be invited...

Center Street Jam

On Thursday, Goldsboro residents can enjoy the Caribbean sounds of Captain Cook & the Coconutz. The North Carolina group was established in 1986 in Charlotte, and works almost 50 weekends a year. They have performed at festivals, clubs and outside...

Public record

Repo man says he got right SUV Mike Lancaster, the owner of Interstate Search and Recovery of Smithfield, says his driver did repossess the right sport utility vehicle last week. "We didn't get the wrong SUV," he said Monday. "We...