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Thursday, July 31, 2008

No tax starting Friday for school supplies

Local retailers have stocked up on items on the Wayne County Public Schools supply lists and in preparation for the state sales tax holiday, which begins Friday. First signed into law by Gov. Mike Easley in 2001, the sales...

Thousands in collector coins reported stolen already recovered

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the theft of more than $63,000 in collector coins from a Stevens Mill Road residence, though the items appear to have been all recovered. "We think most of them have been...

Public record

Break-ins reported Goldsboro police investigated a reported first degree burglary early this morning. Rachel Corine Tanner of North Madison Avenue told police somebody was trying to gain entry to her home. The person damaged the window sill and screen...

Federal agents called in local cross burning

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has filed another charge against a Dudley man who allegedly set up a wooden cross on his neighbor's lawn and set it on fire, and now the FBI has also been asked to investigate...

Video game festival planned

The Wayne County Public Library will host its third video gaming festival, "Geeks and Gamers," on Aug. 9-10. This year, participants will be able to compete in tournaments for both Guitar Hero III and Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Classic...

Grocery store will open soon at local center

A new IGA grocery store is going up at the site of the former Key Foods store on Wayne Memorial Drive. Carlie C's is part of the Independent Grocers Alliance, which is made up of more than 4,000 stores...

Lawyer for Duplin schools disputes county's figures

Richard Schwartz, one of two Raleigh attorneys representing the Duplin County Board of Education in its mediation funding dispute with county commissioners, has asked for a correction of figures used in a July 29 News-Argus article. The article noted...

Animals move into shelter

Animals at the old animals shelter on Brick Street were getting gussied up yesterday for today's move into the new Animal Adoption and Education Center on 1600 Clingman St. "We are planning on giving them all baths," said Justin...