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Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Vandalism in Duplin

News-Argus/Bobby Williams This water tank near Summerlin's Crossroads is losing 40 gallons of water a minute from a bullet hole caused by a rifle. The tank will have to be drained before it can be patched. For more information...

County wants third opinion on plan

Wayne County officials will likely call in an outside consultant to review a proposed school building plan before deciding how to proceed, County Manager Lee Smith said Tuesday. The county Board of Education developed a preliminary $130 million building plan...

Rifle shots cause leaks in towers

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County law officers are searching for a vandal or vandals who shot holes in two of the county's water tanks over the weekend, causing huge losses of water in the Summerlin's Crossroad and Kenansville areas. Someone using...

Hospital growth sends departments to new locations

The board of directors for Wayne Memorial Hospital has voted to spend $1.09 million to relocate some departments to accommodate expected growth. Patient Financial Services and Wayne Area Diabetes and Endocrine Center will move to an office building nearly three...

In the eye of Katrina's aftermath

Steve Harrison and Cheryl McAlphin saw the good and the bad while they were in Gulfport, Miss., helping victims of Hurricane Katrina. Neighbors risked their own safety to dig neighbors out of sludge and rubble, while others fought each other...

Store opens in Berkeley Commons

Goldsboro's newest shopping center continues to grow as Bed Bath & Beyond opened its doors Tuesday afternoon in Berkeley Commons. The home furnishings store opened for business just before 4 p.m. after final inspections by fire marshals and city officials....

MOC singers

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ten students have been chosen for this year's Mount Olive College Singers, a song and dance troupe that will perform throughout the year for a variety of audience. Dr. Larry Oldham, professor of music at the college,...

Public record

Breaking and entering The Wayne County Sheriff's Office arrested Michael Jarman Jr., 21, of Stantonsburg on Tuesday, in connection with several residential break-ins that occurred on Watery Branch Church Road in northern Wayne County. Jarman was charged with breaking and...