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Friday, September 28, 2007

Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Two-year-old Minnie Johnson rides the carousel with her grandfather, Wayne Johnson, Thursday night at the 59th annual Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. For more information see Goat show starts week of livestock fair competitions....

Student had a BB gun at school

A 12-year-old Norwayne Middle School student has been charged with possession of a weapon on school property after witnesses saw the youth dispose of a gun on the way home from school Wednesday. Capt. Tom Effler of Wayne County Sheriff's...

Cherry's problems don't rival Broughton's

State officials say Cherry Hospital is in better shape than its counterpart in Morganton, Broughton Hospital, which came under fire again this week and was ordered to take stringent reorganization measures. Cherry was placed under "immediate jeopardy" status earlier this...

Goat show starts week of livestock fair competitions

Do you know your goat parts? You will have to if you want to be like Elizabeth Rowe and Marisa Linton, two goat-guiding young folks who took first-place showmanship honors Thursday night at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. But Greene...

Thursday's fair results

Educational booth FCCLA: Southern Wayne High School FFA: Eastern Wayne High School 4-H: TEACH Club Family and consumer sciences: Wayne County Cooperative Extension Service Vo-Ag horticultural: Southern Wayne High School Girl Scouts: Troop 290 Soil and water conservation: Abigail Johnston...

Caseys win Oreo jingle contest

How do you celebrate being named the winner of the national Oreo & Milk Jingle Contest? For St. Mary School student Samantha Casey, it consisted of shopping at Toys R Us in New York's Times Square, where she and her...

Beavers help keep tree seedlings healthy at nursery

Millions of forest tree seedlings depended on the Little River for growth at Claridge State Nursery this year. They also got help from a handy pack of beavers and their Little River dam. The southeastern drought -- which now has...

Public record

Man shot A 53-year-old North Virginia Street man was shot Wednesday afternoon, Goldsboro police said. Wayne Memorial Hospital spokespeople said Glenwood Earl Moses, 53, of North Virginia Street was still in the hospital, in stable condition on Thursday morning. Moses...

Magic show features local couple

Vicki Michaels used to be cut in six pieces when she and husband Taylor did their magic act. Now she faces even more: Each of those six cubes is pierced with a sword. It's part of the LaGrange couple's new...

DGDC office workers pack for Europe

Valerie Gleason and Amber Jackson will miss their little office on Walnut Street. They will miss helping to beautify a city they love so much. But most of all, they will miss the community and the people in it. And...