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Tuesday, April 11, 2006

New polling place

News-Argus/Lisa Teachey Belfast Pentecostal Holiness Church on U.S. 117 North will be the polling place for the May 2 primary for Wayne County Precinct No. 5. For more information see Fire department bill forces poll shift....

Fire department bill forces poll shift

Voters will not cast ballots at the Belfast Volunteer Fire Department this year after the Wayne County Board of Elections denied the fire department's request for $1,500 to cover expenses incurred on Election Days. Wayne Board of Elections Director Gary...

Workers protest with their wallets

Fernando Valencia wasn't one of the hundreds of Wayne and Duplin residents who headed for Raleigh and Wilmington Monday to protest legislation before Congress concering illegal immigration. He read about last week's demonstrations, but thought the issue had "calmed down."...

Duplin District 3 commission race

There is a crowd in the race for the District 3 commission race in Duplin County. Incumbent Arliss Albertson will face Rebecca Judge in the Democratic primary, while Republicans Titus Swinson and Harold Raynor will campaign for that party's nomination....

Children's group - Community can help stop abuse, neglect

Wayne County residents and child advocates gathered Monday to do their part to make sure that not one more name is added to the list of 111,581 children who were abused and neglected in North Carolina last year. The Wayne...

Primary will decide two Duplin races

Duplin County voters will determine in May who will get the Clerk of Court's job and the District 2 seat on the county Board of Education. With no Republicans in either race, the May 2 Democratic primary will decide the...

Public records

Hair dryer blamed for starting a fire A hair dryer was blamed for starting a fire that caused about $30,000 to a home in western Wayne County, a fire official said Monday. The hair dryer had been turned on Friday...

Correction

A police report in Sunday's public record indicated a robbery of a guest had taken place at the Quality Inn & Suites on Corporate Drive. The incident took place at the Econolodge....