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Monday, July 17, 2006

Blood shortage

News-Argus/Becky Barclay Harriet Pegram, team supervisor for the Red Cross blood services out of Wilmington, checks on the blood donation bag of donor Lena Joyner. Ms. Joyner said she gives blood as often as she can and to date...

Developer buys site

A shopping center is coming soon to the old Nichols property on Wayne Memorial Drive, but details of the new development are still a mystery. The developer, 1st Carolina Properties, also created Berkeley Commons. A spokesman for the company said...

Officials: No help coming to cover Medicaid

If Wayne County residents expected to see relief from footing the bill of rising Medicaid costs after learning about the state's $2.4 billion surplus, they can think again, county officials said. "This was an opportunity to act and to distribute...

Red Cross faces seasonal shortage of blood in region

Blood supplies across the nation are at critically low levels, Red Cross officials say, even though the shortage has not directly affected Wayne County yet. To help replenish the supply, the Wayne County chapter of the American Red Cross has...

Public records

Store is robbed; man wounded An Hispanic convenience store, two employees and another man were robbed in two separate holdups and a man was wounded, according to law-enforcement reports. The store and the employees were robbed Sunday night by seven...