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Friday, July 18, 2008

Economy - Gas Prices

Wayne's drought status - moderate

After another dry week, Wayne County remains in the moderate drought category, state officials say. Forty-six counties join Wayne in the category -- the most in any of the state's drought categories, according to the report released Thursday by...

Public record

Home fired into The Lee Street home of Barbra Martin was shot into with about six rounds with a gun of unknown caliber or type, according to a police report. Four bullets penetrated Mrs. Martin's teenage daughter's bedroom, investigators...

Hinnant endowment established at MOC

A scholarship fund has been established at Mount Olive College to assist students preparing for the Christian ministry. The D. Frank and Anne Exum Hinnant Endowed Ministerial Scholarship Fund was initiated by Hinnant, a retired direct factory representative of...

Alliance alters cost for plans for Stoney Creek Park

Last month, Stoney Creek Park Alliance members were surprised by the fees proposed by Raleigh firm Kimley-Horn to design the first phase of the park. News-Argus photo Members of the Stoney Creek Park Alliance are going to be asking...

Weighed down with worry - Wayne County residents face economic slump

The fact that by every official measurement America isn’t in a recession yet doesn’t matter to most local residents. They’re already feeling the pinch in their pocketbooks and in their lifestyles. “It just sucks,” said Goldsboro resident Jennie Sorufari....

'The Dark Knight' lands in Wayne County

Batman fans have been waiting a long time for "The Dark Knight" and, when he arrived in Goldsboro this morning for a special midnight debut, the caped crusader drew an audience of more than 600 to Premiere Theatres. Prior...