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Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Strawberry Fields

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Christopher Barwick samples some of the strawberries at Cottle Farms west of Faison during a Strawberry Festival held at the farm on Saturday. Hundreds of people attended the event. This year has been a good one for...

Kinston sends decision to Raleigh

KINSTON -- The Lenoir County Board of Elections ruled today to honor a protest filed by state Rep. Stephen LaRoque over the results of the May Republican primary in that county. The state Board of Elections will now hold a...

Duplin debates how to handle budget shortfall

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County commissioners argued over increasing taxes, but reached no conclusions Monday about what to do about the county's nearly $1 million budget shortfall or the looming deadline to get a spending plan approved. With five weeks to...

CPA pleads guilty in tax fraud case

From Staff Reports A Wayne County man pleaded guilty to tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue Monday in Wake County District Court, officials said. Jerry U. Britt, a self-employed certified public accountant from Mount Olive, pleaded...

State superintendent outlines schools' future

The "power of one" could make all the difference in the education of a child, says the state superintendent of public instruction. Dr. June St. Clair Atkinson, the first woman to serve in the post, should know. She was elected...

Inmate dies after trying to kill himself in jail cell

By JACK STEPHENS News-Argus Staff Writer A 45-year-old man who tried to hang himself in the Wayne County Jail died Monday of his injuries, officials said. Durwood Nash Webb of Saxton Street died at about 4:15 p.m., Sheriff's Maj. Ray...

Public records

Man stabbed A Goldsboro man was stabbed in the left shoulder Monday night after an argument with another man in the 200 block of East Vine Street, according to a Goldsboro police report. Timothy Edmundson, 44, was taken to Wayne...

Farm program vote Thursday

From staff reports North Carolina feed and fertilizer consumers have the opportunity Thursday to vote on Nickels for Know-How, a 55-year-old voluntary assessment on feed and fertilizer purchased in the state. Feed and fertilizer manufacturers build the cost of the...