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Thursday, May 24, 2007

Sharing memories

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Retired O’Berry Center employees Donnie Johnson, left, and Carlyle Brewington sit on a swing in Knights of Columbus Park at O’Berry Center reminiscing together Wednesday during the center’s employee appreciation and homecomming celebration. For more information see...

Land use plan gets another look after feedback

Members of the citizen steering committee that helped create the Wayne County Comprehensive Plan showed Wednesday that they were listening when nearly 100 people came from across the county to the May 2 open house to review and comment on...

Back at O'Berry Center for a tour and reunions

Donnie Johnson and Carlyle Brewington sat on a swing in Knights of Columbus Park at O'Berry Center Wednesday, reminiscing with Robert Eason, who still works there. Johnson was in the maintenance department from 1976 to 1996, while Brewington said he...

Drivers who don't use seat belts will find themselves with tickets

Buckle up or pay the price. That's the message local law enforcement officials want to send to citizens as they participate in a two-week Click It or Ticket seat belt campaign from now until June 3. Officials from the Governor's...

Duplin keeping tight grip on funds

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County officials are tightening the county's budget belt and say they expect the agencies and departments they fund to do the same. The county Board of Commissioners met Wednesday for a work session on the 2007-2008 budget....

Fremont residents can look at budget

FREMONT -- Although some mistakes were found in the town's preliminary budget, a final draft should be ready for Fremont's Board of Aldermen and town residents in time for a June 19 public hearing. During a budget session Tuesday night...

Central Alumni to hold weekend homecoming

Central Alumni and Friends is planning its 35th homecoming and reunion this weekend, with the Central High School classes of 1947, 1957 and 1967 and the Eastern Wayne High School classes of 1977, 1987, 1997 and 2007 honored. Events begin...

Public record

Break-ins *Someone broke a double pane window at Hikari, 301 N. Spence Avenue at about 2 p.m. Monday and forced their way into the business. No other details were available, according to the police report. *Someone broke into Harold's Auto...