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Tuesday, March 4, 2008

News-Argus/Bobby Williams This white frame house on Black Creek Road in northeastern Wayne County was the scene of a murder Monday. Law enforcement officers had processed the crime scene by early today and were asking for the public’s help...

Eastern Wayne High School student will face charges for bomb threat

A 17-year-old Eastern Wayne High School student accused of calling in a bomb threat to his school faces a felony-level charge, authorities said. Misael Hernandez, New Hope Road, LaGrange, faces one count of making a false bomb report to a...

Woman found shot in home

FREMONT -- A young Fremont girl came home from school Monday to find her mother dead on the floor of an apparent gunshot wound, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office said. Silvia Bonitez Morales, 28, was found at home with her...

Corps puts new limit on releases from Falls Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cut the amount of water released from Falls Lake again Monday, holding back more water for Raleigh and, in turn, leaving users downstream with less. Reducing the release flow from 51 cubic feet per...

Officials: Childcare vital for growth

While the Wayne County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education continue to discuss how best to invest in elementary, middle and high school education, Don Magoon, executive director of Partnership for Children of Wayne County, wants to make sure...

Mount OIive Town Board sets sights on 4 dilapidated houses

MOUNT OLIVE -- Town Board members voted Monday to condemn and demolish several neighborhood "eyesores," part of a continued effort, they say, to clean up the town. Code enforcement official Danny Keel recommended the action for four homes he characterized...

Four departments back in City Hall

Four city departments can call historic City Hall home once again. Community Affairs, Community Development, Human Resources and the City Nurse moved into the newly renovated building on Friday. These four departments are the only ones that will have offices...

'Oklahoma!' at Paramount this week

Stagestruck Children's Theatre will be presenting Rogers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!" at the Paramount Theatre on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. It will be the first production held in the newly rebuilt Paramount on Center Street. The shows will be held at...

Lunch menus

WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Week of March 10-14, 2008 Monday -- Breakfast: apple muffin; Lunch: pepperoni pizza, rib-a-cue on bun w/bbq sauce, pinto beans, shredded lettuce and diced tomato, pineapple tidbits, orange; Tuesday -- Breakfast: ham biscuit; Lunch: baked chick...

Corrections

In Friday's News-Argus, state House District 11 candidate Ronnie Griffin was mis-identified as a Republican. Griffin is a Democrat. And in Sunday's News-Argus, Wayne County Board of Commissioners District 1 candidate Charles Bruton was left off the filing list. Bruton...