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Monday, August 11, 2008

Should Wayne be modeling Durham?

DURHAM -- Durham Public Schools has not lacked in challenges in recent years -- a school board fraught with conflict regularly splashed across the news, 47 percent free and reduced lunch for the district and only 17 percent of...

Storm hits area, leaving some damage

The roof of a local church was damaged, power lines were downed and limbs and other strewn debris were left in the wake of a thunderstorm that rolled across Wayne County Sunday night. No injuries were reported. News-Argus/Bobby Williams...

Public record

Courteous thief Frances Irene Forshey, 55, of Ridge Drive was the victim of financial transaction fraud. She told police she left her debit card in an ATM at the N.C. Community Federal Credit Union after making a transaction. According...

Schedules are in the mail for the 2008 Wayne Fair

The 2008 Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair catalogs are out. The catalogs were mailed earlier this month, but members of the fair staff said most went out in bulk mail and that it likely took a while for them to...

WCC arts and humanities fall schedule announced

The Foundation of Wayne Community College's arts and humanities program is offering a full calendar of events during the coming months, including trips, discussions and election-related fare. The fall season kicks off in September with a Piedmont Arts Trip...

Suspect in cross burning charged based on current N.C. law stipulation

Spokespersons for the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's office both declined to confirm any involvement in a Dudley cross burning case. But a high-ranking local authority said a Federal Bureau of Investigation liaison has been involved since the very...