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Monday, October 3, 2005

Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair

News-Argus/Steve Roush Tiffany Futch, 14, of Rosewood pulls the sled during her heat of the 850 single class at Sunday's Lawn Tractor Pull at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. For more information see Pulling for a prize....

School district eyes liability release

A proposed policy by the Wayne County Public Schools to protect the school system from liability in case of student accidents on field trips might be scuttled even before it comes before the school board for a vote. The Board...

Minister seeks top N.C. spot at NAACP

Greenleaf Christian Church will host a Community Prayer and Worship Service tonight at 7 in support of the Rev. William Barber's candidacy for the presidency of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP. Barber, 42, an honors graduate of North...

Pulling for a prize

They had names like Lucky, Ol' Bubba and Big Dawg. And, of course, there had to be a Git-R-Done. The tractors in the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair's Lawn Tractor Pull were little, but mighty. The contestants themselves ranged from young...

Today, Tuesday Fair schedule

TONIGHT AT THE FAIR: 4 p.m. -- gates open, midway rides open. 5:30 p.m. -- vocational competition, carpentry in the educational showplace. 5:30 p.m. -- health occupations spelling bee in the entertainment arena. 6 p.m. -- pig races near the...

Group unveils print in honor of festival

FAISON -- A chance meeting at a blueberry festival has turned into a special print for the Market Days Festival. Artist Ivey Hayes of Wilmington greeted the lunch crowd gathered at the Southern Exposure Restaurant in Faison Sunday to unveil...

Hispanic Center marks first year of helping others

Gaspar Gonzalez still remembers the way things were when he first came to Wayne County in 1978. "It was rough for Hispanics to be here," he said. "They were looked at in a different way." When he and Willie Cartagena...

Public records

Two men robbed Two men were robbed by a masked gunman before dawn today at an apartment in the 200 block of Hereford Drive, according to a Wayne County Sheriff's Office report. Ashton Wayne Johnson, 25, of Baltimore was robbed...

Correction

The name of the late Clifton Britton was misspelled in a Sunday story about the proposed production of his play, "The Shepherd's Song."...