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Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Shop with an Officer

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Goldsboro police Officer Wayne Cannucci lends a helping hand to Beth Bucio on Saturday morning at Wal-Mart. The officer is helping one of 42 children at the annual Shop with an Officer program that is sponsored by...

Dudley plant to lay off last 14

Georgia-Pacific executives announced Tuesday afternoon that the company will suspend production at its Dudley Oriented Strand Board plant indefinitely because continuing operations is not economically viable. The Atlanta-based company informed the Dudley plant on Oct. 3 that hourly employees would...

Duplin Commission eyes cutting county's tax rate

ROSE HILL -- The Duplin County Board of Commissioners wants to lower taxes, but not quite yet. Voting on an unexpected agenda item Monday night at their meeting at Town Square in Rose Hill, the commissioners split on the...

Commissioners choose Price as legislative liaison

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners chose Atlas Price as its legislative liaison for the General Assembly's 2007 session during its meeting Tuesday. Price will work with the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners and state legislators during the General...

Residents can still get shots to stop flu

The Health Department has about 400 flu shots available, officials announced today. Health Director James Roosen said the department is seeing an increase in the number of cases of influenza-like illness and wants to make sure the public is protected...

Officers take children shopping for holidays

Carol Brock climbed out of bed at the crack of dawn Saturday. Her reddened eyes told her 5 a.m. was a little too early to wake up on a weekend, but this day was not about her. It was...

Public record

*Keri Brooke Heath reported Dec. 17 she drove over a large rock on Buck Swamp Road at a business that left a hole in her transmission pan. Damage was $500. *Someone stole a rifle, valued at $429, from the display...