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Friday, August 3, 2007

Food recall - Area stores pulling cans off shelves

News-Argus/Phyllis Moore Worth Heath, food and lodging program coordinator with Wayne County Health Department, inspects a can of beef stew at Food Liner in Rosewood on Thursday. He and other health officials canvassed convenience stores, child care centers and...

Health officials look for tainted cans

Local health officials are responding to a nationwide recall of canned products associated with an outbreak of botulism, alerting businesses and the public to check pantries and dispose of any items that may be contaminated. Environmental Health staff spent most...

Local leaders kept eye on special bills

As state legislators worked furiously this week to rush through a flurry of bills before adjourning late Thursday night, county officials kept a close eye on the fates of three very different bills. LANDFILLS The biggest last-minute bill approved Thursday,...

Sales tax holiday begins

Goldsboro retail stores were gearing up today in anticipation of a big weekend spurred by the state's sales tax holiday. Lawmakers approved the annual three-day holiday to help families shopping for back-to-school items for their children. The holiday went into...

Former Cherry Hospital homes now dot Wayne landscape

Wayne County natives and local historians may remember a time when the grounds surrounding Cherry Hospital resembled a little village. In its heyday, in the late 1950s and early 1960s, the hospital had its own power plant and the adjacent...

Public records

S.C. murder suspect arrested A South Carolina man who fled his home state to avoid a murder charge is now behind bars, thanks to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. Eddie "Kojac" McCoy, 30, of Gaddy's Mill Road, faces charges of...

DMV office has not moved

A story in Thurs]day's paper should have said the Highway Patrol has relocated to a mobile home at 701 W. Grantham St., and the DMV License and Theft Bureau has moved to Ash Street until a renovation and asbestos abatement...