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Thursday, March 8, 2007

She's a star

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Madeline Edwards, right, reacts after hearing her name announced as the winner of The Early Show’s talent competition this morning at Eastern Wayne Middle School. Cheering her on are her classmates Tre’ Stevens, left, and Justin Lee....

No written report yet on hit-and-run

The lab results have been phoned in, but the local district attorney wants to see written proof before he decides whether to charge the elderly driver in a hit-and-run accident that killed a Goldsboro man Nov. 7. Carol Coletrain Lane,...

Officials caution seniors on Medicare Advantage plans

Wayne County Medicare beneficiaries, especially senior citizens, should exercise caution if they receive a call asking them to purchase a Medicare Advantage plan, local officials say. Wayne County Services on Aging Director Yvonne McLamb said she received several calls recently...

Madeline Edwards will sing live on TV

A young Goldsboro singer with the voice of an opera star won CBS-TV's The Early Show's "Living Room ... Live! Kids," national talent competition, the network announced this morning during the show. Madeline Edwards, 11, a sixth-grade student at Eastern...

Duplin commission takes up animal control laws

KENANSVILLE -- Stray cats and dogs might not be running wild in Duplin County, but that doesn't mean everybody's pleased with the fact that currently, there are no animal control laws on the books. The county does have a shelter...

Cookie sale ends soon, but one last chance set

If you don't have your Thin Mints yet, don't despair. Although the annual Girl Scout cookie sale is coming to an end, a tractor trailer full of help is on the way March 24. Security Moving and Storage keeps the...

Literary festival set for April 3-4 at MOC

MOUNT OLIVE -- The sixth annual Literary Festival at Mount Olive College is set for April 3 and 4, featuring Sarah Lindsay, author and finalist for the National Book Awards. The event is free and open to the public. Sponsored...

High school registration set for county schools

High school registration has begun at the six traditional public high schools in the county and will run through the end of April. Registration catalogs are available at each of the schools or can be downloaded from the school system's...

Public record

School assault In a possible gang-related attack, a James Kenan High School student was assaulted Wednesday night after a soccer game, Duplin County School Superintendent Dr. Wiley Doby said this morning. Contrary to rumors, he added, the student was not...