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Tuesday, January 3, 2006

Identity Theft

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Capt. George Raecher of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office displays some of the fraudulent documents confiscated by detectives investigating scam operations in the country. Officials say it is very hard to catch the perpetrators, and that common...

Scams capturing residents' identities

"Win up to $50,000,000," screams the big headline on the flier. "You may have won $100,000 in the Swiss lottery," says the letter. "Buy a 2005 Cadillac Escalade for $12,000," offers the caller. These are just a few of the...

Scout's effort nets over-goal blood drive

Tyler Santifort wanted to help as many people as he could with his Eagle Scout project, so he chose to host a blood drive. The 16-year-old helped plan a blood drive at St. Luke Church Friday for the Wayne County...

Questions about health will continue

CALYPSO -- Residents living within two miles of a proposed landfill in northern Duplin County are being asked about their health as part of a group's effort to keep the landfill from being built. Citizens for a Safe Environment hired...

Former town board member isn't ready to slow down yet

MOUNT OLIVE -- Former town commissioner Paul Smalley said he is staying plenty busy since leaving his board seat late last year. After six years of service, Smalley said he is trying to head back into private life, which gives...

Public records

Residents robbed by two burglars Two men on Monday night barged into an apartment in the 200 block of Hereford Drive and stole cash, a jacket and personal papers from the occupants, the Wayne County Sheriff's Department reported. The occupants...

Correction

Clarification A story on Habitat for Humanity's plans in Monday's News-Argus listed Ken Jones and Bryan Walker of Walker Construction as heading up planning for the of building a house this summer. Ken Jones operates Ken Jones Trim and Construction...

Lunch Menus

Following are lunch menus for Wayne County Public Schools for the week of Jan. 9-13: Monday -- Breakfast: Sausage biscuit. Lunch: Pepperoni pizza, baked corn dog, green beans, black-eyed peas, chilled applesauce, fresh orange and milk. Tuesday -- Breakfast: Cinnamon...