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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Borden Lofts

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber The former Borden Manufacturing Building is seen from across Royall Avenue this morning. Plans to renovate the huge brick structure into apartment lofts have hit a snag because of the right-of-way held by the North Carolina Railroad...

Gas line rupture forces 50 in MO to evacuate

MOUNT OLIVE -- A ruptured gas line forced the evacuation of about 50 people from businesses and houses near the Bobby Denning Shopping Center on North Breazeale Avenue Monday morning. No injuries were reported and persons were allowed to return...

Southern Wayne graduation

MOUNT OLIVE -- When Southern Wayne High School salutatorian Andy Moore told his classmates Monday that "this is no ordinary day," he was right. For the 234 graduating members of the Class of 2008, it wasn't just another day. For...

Charles B. Aycock graduation

PIKEVILLE-- Wayne County's largest high school graduating class braved the heat that accompanied its outdoor ceremony Monday evening. At Charles B. Aycock High School, 289 diplomas were handed out. Speakers' themes centered around the wonderful ride of high school, not...

Right-of-way question stalls Lofts

A right-of-way problem involving the North Carolina Railroad Co. is holding up the Borden Lofts project but local officials are hoping that a bill introduced in state Legislature will alleviate the problem and allow the renovation of the old Borden...

Public record

Suspect runs Terry Devon Gaines, 18, of Waynewood Drive, ran into thick woods when officers tried to arrest him Saturday, police said. Gaines faces four counts resist, delay or obstruct police, malicious conduct by a prisoner, two counts assault police...

Seven Springs to hold budget public hearing

SEVEN SPRINGS -- The Town of Seven Springs will hold a public hearing on its proposed 2008-09 budget Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the town hall. The budget is on public display on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the town...

Foreign exchange families still needed

Several families to host foreign exchange students are still being sought, according to an East Carolina professor who directs a program coordinating the visits. Nearly a dozen students from France and Spain planning to visit the United States this summer...

Duplin EMS cancer drive

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County Emergency Medical Services recently paid tribute to two of its paramedics by sponsoring a fundraiser to benefit the V Foundation for Cancer Research. The event was held in honor of Elizabeth Wise, cancer patient, and in...