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Thursday, July 20, 2006

Tea lessons - Generations share tradition

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Natalie Riggs, right, and Christian Whaley, second from right, sit and drink tea with their family and friends at the Grand Ladies Tea Party in the Herman Park Center Wednesday. The event, sponsored by Goldsboro Recreation and...

County will open 7th high school

They don't even have to build it, and the new students will come. Wayne County Public Schools will add a seventh high school this fall on the campus of Wayne Community College. Earlier this school year, Board of Education and...

Johnston Ambulance Service could sue in Duplin EMS case

An attorney for Johnston Ambulance Service said he will wait to hear the results of an internal Duplin County investigation before deciding on civil action in a case involving the county's ambulance service contract. On Monday, former Duplin County Emergency...

7 rabies cases reported in Wayne

The Wayne County Animal Shelter has already reported seven cases of rabies this year, and more could be coming this summer. Chief Animal Control Officer Jerry Pate said even though rabies cases are reported year-round, his office receives more calls...

Gardeners keep eye on harvest

A bunch of young gardeners turned salesmen beckoned motorists to stop Monday morning and buy their veggies under a tent on Harris Street. Some of the children weren't too happy when their sales efforts were met only with a friendly...

Fremont board members OK new sewer tap

FREMONT -- The Fremont Town Board of Aldermen quickly approved a sewer tap on a force main for a proposed subdivision of 11 or 12 luxury homes on Airport Road, and a subdivision of four large building lots off Davis...

Public records

Drug charges Four people were arrested Wednesday by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad and charged with felony drug offenses after an investigation and search of an apartment in the 700 block of Longleaf Avenue. The resident, Antwain Marque Grantham, 20,...

Faison turns law enforcement over to sheriff

FAISON -- Faison Town Commissioners have elected to transfer law enforcement jurisdiction to the Duplin County Sheriff's Office. Following a public hearing Monday, Commissioner Jane Hollingsworth moved to contract with the sheriff's department for law enforcement protection. The motion passed,...

Duplin D.A.'s office forced to move due to mold

KENANSVILLE -- Mold problems have forced District Attorney Dewey Hudson's Duplin office to close, effective today. Employees have been reassigned to the Sampson and Onslow County offices. District Attorney Dewey Hudson said increasing mold problems forced the temporary closing of...