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Thursday, September 29, 2005

Wednesday fire

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Volunteer firefighters pour water on a house fire at 104 Scott Circle, off Durham Lake Road. A frayed electric cord to a freezer was believed to have started the Wednesday morning blaze, officials said. No one was...

Airman dies in shooting in Houston

A Marine has been charged with murder in the death of a Seymour Johnson Air Force Base airman who was shot to death early Tuesday. Airman 1st Class Phillip Ovalle, 21, of Galveston, was killed while on post-deployment leave. Investigators...

Truck driver charged in death of woman

The driver of a pickup truck that was pulling a tobacco trailer that broke away and slammed into a car, killing the driver, has been charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle. Herlindo Resendiz, 28, of Daly's Chapel Road, Seven Springs,...

Radio tower relocation may not be necessary

MOUNT OLIVE -- A family-owned radio station at the end of Center Street might have to move to a new place west of town to make way for the city's airport runway expansion. And then again, it might not. However,...

Mooving in day at fair

The rides are ready. The turkey legs, corn dogs and funnel cakes are ready. The exhibits are in place. The animals are in their pens. The entertainers are about to hit the stage. The 57th Annual Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair...

Today and Friday at the fair

Today + 1 p.m. -- Judging all individual exhibits and educational booths + 4 p.m. -- Gates open; Midway opens + 5:30 p.m. -- Vocational Competition -- Drafting, Educational Showplace; Math, Entertainment Arena + 6 p.m. -- Open Junior Meat...

Duplin seeking ways to relieve overcrowding

KENANSVILLE -- While the county's agricultural people breathe a sigh of relief in new offices at Duplin Commons, Duplin commissioners are considering several ways to relieve overcrowding at Courthouse Square. County Planner Mike Aldridge developed five scenarios, and each option...

Public records

Alert driver helps police arrest man An alert driver on Wednesday saw a man try to steal a first-aid kit from his truck in a supermarket parking lot and gave Goldsboro police a description of the suspect. The suspect was...

Six contestants vie for Queen of Fair

Six contestants will vie for Queen of the Fair Friday at the 57th Annual Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. The pageant will be held beginning at 8 p.m. in the entertainment arena. Ashley Barnes is the reigning Queen of the Fair....

Make a Difference Day projects set

Some projects this year include: *Boys and Girls Club of Fremont -- help with Power Hour, landscaping and painting. *Boys and Girls Club of Mount Olive -- help with Power Hour, landscaping and help with basketball tournament. *Boys and Girls...

Clarification -- Muscadine festival not free

The North Carolina Muscadine Harvest Festival in Kenansville Saturday is not free as was stated in Wednesday's News-Argus. Cost is $5 to people age 1 through 20 and $20 at the gate for people 21 and older. Organizers said this...

Bloodmobile

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Friday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Social Security office. Donors will receive an Adam's Auto coupon for a free car wash....