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Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Guilty plea for Seven Springs shooting

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Roy Legg sits inside a courtroom at the Wayne County Courthouse after entering a plea of guilty to all charges stemming from the attempted robbery on May 24, 2003 at Ralph Casey’s Grocery in Seven Springs that...

Legg makes deal in store shooting

Amid tears and apologies, the widow and daughter of Ricky Thompson hugged family members of a man who killed their father in 2003 and shot at them as he tried to escape. But they did not buy the explanation of...

Wayne Board of Education wants power to tax

Increasingly tired of having their "hands tied" financially, the school board voted Monday night to support a House bill that would authorize local boards of education to gain tax levying authority. House Bill 1740 -- School Board Fiscal Accountability Act,...

Goldsboro obtains permit to temporarily fix flood structure

Crisis nearly averted. The 38 million gallons of water that were bypassing the city of Goldsboro's intake system daily will soon be back in action. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave the city a permit to temporarily fix the...

Butterfield talks drought with Wayne County farmers

Farmers suffering from this year's drought can expect help from Washington, perhaps attached to the Farm Bill being debated now, U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield told Wayne County farmers Monday. Butterfield spoke to farmers gathered at the Thoroughfare Volunteer Fire Department...

Wayne County school lunch menus

WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Week of Nov. 5-9, 2007 Monday -- Breakfast: blueberry muffin; Lunch: stuffed crust cheese pizza, tuna salad w/crackers, corn on the cob, collard greens, baked apples, orange. Tuesday -- Breakfast: cheese toast; Lunch: baked chicken nuggets,...

Halloween safety tips

Wednesday night is when the goblins and ghouls will be out and about in Goldsboro. But even scary creatures have to be safe on Halloween. So the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross offers these suggestions for a...