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Friday, June 23, 2006

Deaths discovered

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit The bodies of Leamon and Alma Loftin were discovered by a neighbor at their home on Caswell Moore Lane in Faison Thursday. An investigation is continuing into the deaths. For more information see Two found dead in...

Two found dead in Duplin home

FAISON -- The bodies of a husband and wife were found Thursday in their home near Faison by a neighbor. Duplin County Sheriff Blake Wallace would not comment today on the deaths of Leamon Loftin, 74, and Alma Lucille Loftin,...

Beware bear venturing into city

Keep your eyes peeled and your picnic baskets secure -- and please, don't feed the wildlife. A black bear was spotted twice Thursday inside the Goldsboro city limits, and police officials said residents should be on the lookout for the...

7 county schools will get new leaders this fall

Seven public schools in Wayne County will have new principals next year as the result of the school system's annual reorganization, officials announced. One principal will also move to the district's central office. Superintendent Dr. Steven Taylor also announced the...

Small businesses honored at banquet

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce honored the small businesses that form the backbone of the county's economy at its 11th Annual Small Business Awards ceremony Thursday evening. About 70 small business owners and employees gathered at the Comfort Suites...

Public record

Investigations The following incidents are being investigated by Goldsboro and Wayne County law enforcement: *A woman told police that she was beaten and stabbed multiple times by a man Thursday. Police are looking for the man on charges of the...

Princeton property tax rate won't increase

PRINCETON -- Princeton residents will not be paying a higher property tax rate in the coming year. The Princeton Town Board of Commissioners scrapped a proposed two-cent increase this week. The board made the change, even though no one attended...

Winners of abstinence essay contest named

Three teenagers were named the winners of the Wayne County Health Department's fourth annual abstinence essay contest this week. More than 125 essays were submitted, nearly twice as many as last year, said health educator Kristin Tri, who announced the...