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Friday, April 25, 2008

Pickle art

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Southern Wayne High School students, from left, Amanda Barfield, Trey Massengill and Ofelia Martin prepare artwork Thursday for display at the North Carolina Pickle Festival on Saturday. The art show will be held in the former Belk...

Robbery suspect caught

Goldsboro and Wayne County lawmen say county convenience store clerks --and patrons -- can breathe a little easier. The alleged armed robber is behind bars. Authorities said late Thursday that Anthony Jerome Lee, who turned 40 today, has been charged...

Sales tax ad protest rejected by the state Board of Elections

After receiving a complaint filed against the Wayne County Board of Commissioners regarding its advertisement of the quarter-cent sales tax Tuesday, the state Board of Elections reported Wednesday that no violations were found. "We reviewed it, and there are no...

F-15s set to perform flyover in Raleigh

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base F-15E Strike Eagles are scheduled to kick off one of the largest military appreciation celebrations in state history Saturday. Officials expect the Salute to Our Troops Day to draw thousands to the state capital to...

Ready, set, pickle

MOUNT OLIVE -- The excitement is building in Mount Olive today as the 22nd annual North Carolina Pickle Festival gets under way. The event started with a golf tournament Thursday and will continue with carnival rides this evening in the...

Hospital staff honors community volunteers

Wayne Memorial Hospital said thank you Thursday to more than 100 people who volunteer their time to help staff and patients. Staff members were the waiters and waitresses at Lane Tree Golf Club as they served the honorees and their...

Electronic recycling Saturday at Sam's Club

People with electronic items that are broken or outdated can safely dispose of them Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Sam's Club parking lot, where a state-of-the-art electronic processor will be present to accept discarded computers, cell...

DIllard science teacher receives $10,000 grant

Dillard Middle School science teacher Darrell Coston has been awarded a $10,000 grant for excellence and innovation in science education. Coston and Katie Tatum, a science teacher at Terrell Lane Middle School in Louisburg, were two of 50 teachers acrosss...