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Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Baby, its still hot outside

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Spring Creek High School football players pause to cool off during practice Monday afternoon. There was even more need for water today, with temperatures expected in the 90s - and even higher temperatures forecast for later in...

Carolina Turkeys to take Butterball

Carolina Turkeys will buy the Butterball turkey brand name and operation, making the company the largest turkey producer in the United States. The companies announced the purchase Monday. Maxwell Farms and Smith-field Foods own Carolina Turkeys, which has a processing...

Duplin battles mold in offices

Mold problems have sent Duplin County District Attorney Dewey Hudson and his staff into other counties' offices while their space at the County Courthouse is cleaned. And the District Attorney says it is about time something is done to fix...

Animals need heat help

People aren't the only ones who need to watch out as temperatures continue to rise. Domestic animals are just as capable of succumbing to heat exhaustion or a heat stroke, local veterinarians say. Dr. Brian Stuber of the Berkeley Veterinary...

City family looks back at hurricane

A few pictures, a video recording and a mold and mildew-stained Bible are the only items Cowan family members have left from their previous life -- the years before Hurricane Floyd destroyed the home they had made on Peachtree Street....

Mount Olive Night Out Thursday

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive will observe National Night Out on Thursday evening at Nelson Street Park. A party and cook-out is open to all town residents. The event is being sponsored by the Mount Olive Police Department and the...

Public record

No wheels Laura Rouse reported to deputies with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office that an unknown suspect stole the tires and wheels off of her burgundy Ford Expedition while it was parked at the Village Green Shop parking lot. Mrs....