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Thursday, February 14, 2008

Students share greetings

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Zanaria Evans, 6, a first-grade student at Eastern Wayne Elementary School, puts the finishing touches on her Valentine’s Day project this morning....

District answers security question

Wayne County Public Schools officials say they have started security upgrades at county schools, but they do not have the funds they need to finish the task. And, they added, repairing several schools' tennis courts is a project they can...

Schools top list for 2008 in county

When the Wayne County Board of Commissioners adjourned its annual retreat Wednesday afternoon, the priorities that it had set for the next 12 months came as little surprise to County Manager Lee Smith. Now, he explained, as he and the...

AWOL airman caught in Georgia

A 4th Fighter Wing airman was arrested Tuesday evening at an apartment complex near Atlanta after spending more than 24 hours as a fugitive. Airman 1st Class Darryl Green, 20, who is assigned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base's 335th...

Efforts begin to push sales tax vote in Duplin

Hoping to convince residents of the need for a new revenue stream before the May 6 vote, a small committee of Duplin County commissioners and school board members decided Tuesday to recommend to their respective boards, the adoption and printing...

Rock garden presented to library

The Gardenette Garden Club of Goldsboro celebrated its 50th anniversary Tuesday by presenting a rock garden to the Wayne County Public Library. About 50 people attended a reception and ceremony at the library's main branch on Ash Street. The reception...

Barnes and Noble to operate bookstore at MOC

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mega-bookseller Barnes & Noble will take over management of the bookstore at Mount Olive College, effective March 15, officials announced. The bookstore will remain in his current location, with plans to relocate by the fall semester to...

Public record

Theft David Richard Smith of Georgia reported theft of over $7,000 worth of home furnishings and tools from a Blue RIdge Drive, Dudley address on Tuesday, the Wayne County Sheriff's Department said....