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Thursday, October 25, 2007

Rain, rain don't go away

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Tracy Beyer makes her way to the front entrance of Wayne Memorial Hospital in the rain on Wednesday afternoon as showers and thunderstorms finally made their way into Wayne County....

Ex-girlfriend's lawyer: Dail should pay support

A Goldsboro attorney says even though Dwayne Allen Dail was wrongfully imprisoned, he is still obligated to pay for his child. But the attorney representing Dail says state law holds that jailed mothers and fathers aren't subject to back child...

Student caught with gun at EWHS

A 16-year-old took a handgun to class at Eastern Wayne High School Wednesday, leading to charges against the student, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office says. Equan Jerell Bowden of Woodside Circle was charged with possessing a firearm on school grounds,...

Burning could put homes at great risk

Residents in some areas of Wayne County could be playing with disaster if they -- or anyone else -- ignore a statewide burning ban, local officials say. Fires in wooded areas are dramatically up in 2007, Wayne County Forest Ranger...

Duplin officials: Navy unlikely to pick Angola Bay for OLF

As the U.S. Navy continues its search for an outlying landing field in either North Carolina or Virginia, officials in Duplin County are still skeptical that the Angola Bay game lands are being seriously considered. Referencing a discussion he had...

Sculptures inspired local artist's creation

Local artist Jim Norman has placed a statue he created called "The Reader" in the Children's Memorial Garden beside the mural at the Wayne County Public Library's main branch on Ash Street. The statue is that of a young child...

Agency gets funds to tackle childhood obesity across N.C.

The Partnership for Children of Wayne County has been awarded a $26,771 grant to participate in a statewide project addressing childhood obesity. State officials said recently that Wayne County has 37.5 percent of its children ages 2-4 considered at risk...

Walnut Creek names new village clerk

The Village of Walnut Creek Council picked a new village clerk at its meeting Wednesday night. After many interviews with several people, a unanimous vote led to Denise Kagel filling current clerk Sandra Allen's spot. Ms. Allen gave her letter...

Public record

School burglarized Someone threw a brick through a window at Eastern Wayne Middle School on Central Heights Road on Monday night to gain entry, Goldsboro police say. A bag of candy, sports drink, keys and $8 were reported stolen, police...