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Friday, February 16, 2007

Unexplained blaze

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber The front of an apartment building on McClean Drive shows damages from a fire that broke out Thursday night. No one was at home at the time. Investigators found evidence that led them to believe the fire...

Smith: New director's age a non-issue

In only his first week as the county's animal shelter director, some Wayne County's commissioners are being asked why they hired a 21-year-old. But many of the commissioners said the choice to hire Justin Scally was not their decision. "I...

Stuart files for chance to be mayor

A candidate has emerged for mayor of Goldsboro. Local businessman and former U.S. Air Force security officer D.A. Stuart announced Wednesday his intention to run for the city's top seat, a position he sought in 2003 as a write-in. "By...

Apartment fire ruled arson

Heavy flames and smoke damaged an apartment in the 2800 block of McClain Street about 9:45 p.m. Thursday, leaving more than $35,000 in damage. Fire investigators determined that the fire was purposely set and said that the investigation would continue....

State agriculture commissioner advises farmers to get involved

North Carolina farmers must become political activists if they expect to survive as their numbers and the amount of farmland dwindle, state Agriculture Secretary Steve Troxler told a group of Wayne farmers Thursday. Troxler, a Guilford County native, spoke to...

United Way wants to hear community's view of local needs

With its 2006 fundraising campaign behind it and 2007 allocations made, the United Way of Wayne County is looking toward the future as it sends out 4,200 community need assessment surveys to randomly selected county residents. The survey, which started...

Pikeville chocolate festival Saturday

The town of Pikeville is gearing up for its Chocolate Festival, "Life is Sweet," which will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Charles B. Aycock High School to raise money for the Relay for Life....

Mrs. Tucker officer of Sir Walter Cabinet

RALEIGH -- Geraldine Tucker, wife of state Rep. Russell Tucker, D-Duplin County, was elected vice president of the Sir Walter Cabinet earlier this month. The Cabinet is comprised of the spouses of the members of the General Assembly and other...

Public record

Investigations Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *Someone broke into Original Tabernacle of Prayer, 1005 S. John St., and stole a stereo cassette player, valued at $20. *Melody Robinson reported someone broke into her home in the 900 block of...