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Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Celebrity makes stop at Brogden

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Christopher “Play” Martin, half of the 1980s hip-hop and comedy duo Kid N’ Play and now a motivational speaker based in Durham, speaks to Brogden Middle School students for their end-of-grade test pep rally Monday. The two...

Don't feed the ducks in Goldsboro; you just might get a ticket

Rex and Mavis Gibbs never guessed that feeding the ducks living on the lake behind their Woods Mill Road home would land them in trouble, but late last year, it did. Now they are worried that a new amendment to...

Goldsboro Council starts work on budget

Goldsboro City Council members held a public hearing Monday to give residents a chance to raise concerns regarding the proposed $46.5 million 2007-08 fiscal year budget -- and only one person took advantage of the opportunity. Dr. Clark Gaither, medical...

Duplin commissioners will stick with decision on EDC

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin Board of Commissioners held an impromptu meeting with the county's economic development board Monday afternoon, but no resolution was reached concerning the commissioners' decision to dismantle the Duplin Economic Development Commission. The commissioners, by a 3-2...

WSO helicopter pilot finds marijuana in field as he lands near Relay for Life

A Wayne County Sheriff's Office pilot made a startling discovery on Friday while trying to land his helicopter for the Relay For Life cancer fundraiser. Sgt. John Denny found a batch of marijuana plants in a wooded area off Wayne...

Public record

Armed robbery investigated Dominique Lavon Smith reported someone robbed him at gunpoint at his home in the 600 block of Beech Street and stole his Sony PlayStation 2, his cordless phone and his cell phone, all valued at $650. Man...

Wayne County school lunch menus

WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Week of May 28-June 1 Monday -- HOLIDAY Tuesday -- Breakfast: chicken biscuit; Lunch: pepperoni pizza, baked corn dog nuggets, green beans, corn niblets, chilled pineapple tidbits, golden delicious apple, garden salad. Wednesday -- Breakfast:...