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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Okay, so they aren't so scary

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Sara Elizabeth Bell, right, Urvi Patel, Elanie Hinson and Rohan Shreenath sing along with their Spanish teacher Sarah Perlungher in their preschool class at Wayne Country Day School. The preschool classes dressed in their Halloween costumes this...

Lighthouse shelter runs into problems

Almost a year after The Lighthouse of Wayne County was forced to close the doors to its safehouse, county officials are still working with the state to re-open it. The problem, explained County Manager Lee Smith, is that once the...

Deputies hunt for sheep rustlers

FREMONT -- State-owned sheep are going missing at Charles B. Aycock's birthplace, possibly headed for dinner plates in the area, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office says. "I think, my personal opinion, I believe they are eating these animals," Det. Sgt....

Voters have until Saturday to fill out first ballots

Municipal voters looking to avoid the potential crowds on Election Day still have until Saturday to cast their ballots at the county's one-stop polling place at the Wayne County Board of Elections Office on William Street. Currently booths are open...

Candidates share views at Mount Olive chamber's forum

MOUNT OLIVE -- They wanted to hear someone take a stand against the drug dealers along South Church Street. They clapped when "slum lords" were condemned. But for the residents of Mount Olive who turned out Tuesday evening to meet...

Christmas could mean frustration for parents on hunt for holiday toys

Recent toy recalls have parents of small children rethinking their shopping plans this year for Christmas. Where a toy was manufactured might be as important as how much in demand it is this season. That's because during the past two...

Motorcycle toy run to be held Saturday

The Harley Owner's Group (H.O.G.) will have its annual toy run Saturday. About 500 bikers are expected to participate. They will start at Shelton's Harley Davidson in Smithfield at noon and arrive at Shelton's Harley Davidson in Goldsboro about 12:45...

Public record

Thefts reported *Roberta Ellis of Charles Street reported someone broke into her home over the weekend and stole electronics equipment valued at $600. *Mary Smith of Royall Avenue reported jewelry and a camera valued at $900 total had been stolen...