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Wednesday, October 5, 2005

Wayne County Regional Agricultural Fair

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit The judges' eye view of the pie competition at the Wayne County Argicultural Fair. For more information see Mooning over fair pies....

Change makes spot for retailer

MOUNT OLIVE -- The town of Mount Olive is holding its collective breath, waiting to hear from retail giant Wal-Mart about a long-awaited possible location of a store near the town. Wal-Mart officials are expected to contact local property owners...

Mooning over fair pies

Tall, thin peaks topped white mountains -- mountains of meringue, that is. Several pies filled a table at the annual pie baking contest at the fair Tuesday. Now, some judges might have found tasting pie after pie after pie...

Tammy expected to bring rain -- maybe lots of it

A tropical depression off the east coast of Florida became Tropical Storm Tammy this morning and could bring much-needed rainfall with the heaviest downpours beginning Thursday and lasting into Friday. Tammy is the 19th named storm of the 2005 Atlantic...

Wayne memorial gets new nursing director

Since starting her new role as vice president of patient services at Wayne Memorial Hospital earlier last month, Shirley Harkey has already donned the white nurse's uniform she keeps behind her office door several times so she can make the...

Quick answer, showmanship skills help in heifer competition

A big part of successfully showing livestock in competition is being able to answer the judge's questions quickly and correctly. After all, it's the showman, not the animal, that is being judged. So when Randy Wood, the judge in the...

Today, Thursday at the Fair

TODAY + 3 p.m. -- Gates open to all exhibits + 4 p.m. -- Midway opens; Grades K-2 Talent Contest, Entertainment Arena; Livestock Judging, Livestock Arena + 5 p.m. -- Cheerleading Contest, Grandstand + 5:30 p.m. -- Auto Mechanics Vocational...

Public records

Drug charges Two Goldsboro men were arrested Tuesday by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad and Goldsboro Housing Authority police and charged with felony drug offenses in separate incidents. Four others also were arrested and charged with drug violations. *Darryl Eugene...

Princeton police can't put stop to animals at home

PRINCETON -- Princeton has an animal problem -- well, sort of. Police Chief Eddie Lewis says a home just outside the town limits has two goats, a donkey, a few geese, 50 chickens and the usual household pets. But because...

City Council denies Berkeley rezoning

The Goldsboro City Council on Monday night denied the rezoning of property at the intersection of Berkeley Boulevard and Lisa Lane to accommodate a business. Residents of the neighborhood had opposed the zoning, saying it would create increased traffic and...

Bloodmobile at Lowe's on Friday

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lowe's. Donors will receive an Adams Auto coupon for a free car wash....