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Thursday, March 22, 2007

Head-on collision sends four to hospital

News-Argus/Bobby Williams This early morning accident sent four people to Wayne Memorial Hospital. According to a state trooper on the scene, the dump truck was heading south on N.C. 581 when it ran off the right-hand side of the...

Duplin could get research facility

As interest in alternative fuels and bioenergy technologies continues to grow, state Sen. Charlie Albertson is working to make North Carolina a leader in the field by expanding the scope of the Williamsdale Farm Agricultural Extension and Research Facility in...

County health officials suggest ban on smoking might be coming soon to North Carolina

Smoking is a medical emergency in slow motion, a local physician told the Board of Health Wednesday. Dr. Clark Gaither, who also serves as medical director for Wayne Action Teams for Community Health, or WATCH, spoke to the board about...

Woman will face charges of bigamy

An autopsy will be conducted at the state medical examiner's office in Chapel Hill to determine the cause of death for a 26-year-old man who died earlier this month. Meanwhile, the wife of the victim awaits her day in court...

Nutrient runoff fee may be delayed for another year

Although they had hoped for a longer delay, Wayne County commissioners are supporting legislation that would put off an increase in nitrogen runoff fees along the Neuse River Basin for at least another year. An administrative ruling had proposed to...

Public record

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Valerie Macklin reported Monday that someone broke into her home in the 100 block of Atlanta Drive, Dudley, and stole an X-Box, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo, jewelry and other items, all valued...

Workforce forum to be held at TransPark on March 28

The North Carolina Commission on Workforce Development and the state Department of Commerce released a study last month on the state's labor force supply and demand over the next decade. A series of regional public forums will be held to...

MS walks planned around state

RALEIGH -- The Eastern North Carolina Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is hosting five MS Walks throughout eastern North Carolina in March and April to raise money for MS research and treatment. The MS Walks will take place...

MOC professor to lecture April 4

MOUNT OLIVE -- The public is invited to a free lecture by a Mount Olive College assistant professor and several of his English Society students on April 4 at noon in the Hennessee Room of the Lois K. Murphy Regional...