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Monday, March 24, 2008

Getting ready for spring planting

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Quinton Rouse, 2, and his father, Greg Rouse, check on the tobacco plants growing in a greenhouse on his grandfather C.W. Smith’s farm in the Pricetown community. Most farmers begin growing their tobacco plants in greenhouses instead...

County's aging residents focus of plan

Faced with a large segment of the population that is rapidly growing older, Wayne County Services on Aging has a new four-year plan to help direct the county's response. Created at the behest of the Eastern Carolina Council on Area...

New state law governs how police are to conduct lineups

Police conducting criminal lineups have new rules to follow since the first of this month. It's an attempt to make eyewitness identification more scientific, proponents say. But Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders said the new procedures also mean organizational headaches....

Re-paving schedule announced

As they do every year, state Department of Transportation officials have contracted for roads across the state to be re-paved and resurfaced this summer. In Wayne County, $3.3 million is allocated for the effort, covering expenses for sections of U.S....

EWHS student receives Morehead, Trinity scholarships

Eastern Wayne High senior Noelle Kelly has earned two prestigious college awards, the Morehead-Cain Scholarship and a Duke Trinity Scholarship. The Morehead-Cain Scholarship program is one of the most competitive in the nation. Recipients will attend the University of North...