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Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Fun in the sun

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Two-year-old Zemiya Roddick, left, and her friend, Ra’Kirah Powell, 2, see-saw in the WAGES playground this morning during the Early Head Start program WAGES hosts each year. WAGES is beginning its first week of summer programs....

Wayne County will ask for 3 cents, not 5

Wayne County's property tax rate might not be going up by five cents after all. On Monday, after listening to the comments and suggestions of the county commissioners during the last few weeks, Wayne County Manager Lee Smith released a...

Duplin school officials annnounce where to out $750,000 in extra funding

The Duplin County Board of Education has determined how it will use an additional $750,000 allocation in the county budget next year to improve education and facilities. Although the allocation isn't close to the $12.3 million the school board initially...

Heart attack changed his liefstyle ... and garden

Nearly dying of a heart attack in 2005 changed Peter Stewart's life. The former computer network specialist went without oxygen for 20 minutes. Doctors told his family he would be under hospital care the rest of his life. He awoke...

Suspect in shooting captured

A man wanted for allegedly shooting a Fayetteville man in a Goldsboro neighborhood is now in custody. Deon Jerrill Mclean, 22, of Elm St., who was wanted for the murder of 22-year-old Antron Hines of Chandler Street, was captured in...

Missing juror gets time for skipping jury duty ... twice

A Pikeville woman found out the hard way this week that skipping out on jury duty can land you in hot water. Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis ordered Benita Cox, 33, of Washington Street, to spend 10 days in the...

Chamber expo draws hundreds

Almost 80 booths sponsored by local businesses and organizations filled the Goldsboro Country Club Monday during the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce's Business Expo. With everything from buying a new car at Chevrolet-Cadillac of Goldsboro to finding a job with...