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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Hitting the Aisles

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Stephanie Johnson of Goldsboro got in on the early after-Christmas sale at Target this morning despite the rain. For more information see Shoppers seek bargains, returning presents on day after Christmas....

Former lawmaker to make Senate run

Yet another name has entered the race for the Democratic nomination for the state Senate District 5 seat, with former state Rep. Charles Johnson of Greenville throwing his hat into the ring on Friday. Johnson is the fifth candidate...

Voter records being updated

With a busy and full election schedule on the horizon, the Wayne County Board of Elections is trying to make sure all of its voter registration records are current and up-to-date. In May will be the primaries for national,...

Shoppers seek bargains, returning presents on day after Christmas

Shannon Bishop was ready for "one more" morning behind a shopping cart. So, along with dozens of other Wayne County residents and her 10-year-old daughter, Liza, she showed up at the Rosewood-area Wal-Mart -- armed with a pocket full of...

WCC law enforcement program emulated

Wayne Community College's public safety training program is being held up as a prototype that may become used by the state of Georgia in the future. A delegation from Georgia recently visited the college to study how the training and...

Duplin commissioners keep senior vans running

FAISON -- Meeting in Faison last week as part of their quarterly efforts to get out into the various communities, the Duplin County Board of Commissioners took up an issue that they expect to hear again after the first...

Rain welcomed

From Staff Reports The clouds began rolling over Wayne County late Christmas Day, and by 10 a.m. this morning, the National Weather Service was reporting between 2.25 and 2.5 inches of rain, with more precipitation expected. Currently, Wayne County, like...

Legal Aid of N.C. offers free tax help

Tax season is nearly here and Legal Aid of North Carolina is reaching out to its clients and other low-income persons to provide free, personal income tax return preparation assistance. To qualify for this free service, a family has to...

Greene Central band to play at Outback Bowl

The Greene Central Marching Band will be participating in the National Outback Bowl in Tampa Bay, Florida over the New Year's holiday. The band was invited to participate after winning a competition in Havelock in November 2006. A total of...