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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Democrats turn out for Ronnie Griffin fundraiser

Faced with an open seat in the state House District 11 race, North Carolina's Democratic leadership is hoping to be able to use it to strengthen the party's grip on the chamber. News-Argus/Mitch Loeber State House Speaker Joe Hackney,...

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Police are searching for a South Herman Street girl who ran away in late July, according to a report. Jasmine Nicole Barrett, 15, of South Herman Street may be in the company of Maria Fields, also identified as a...

WCC dental assisting class has 100% passing rate

The recent dental assisting class at Wayne Community College had a 100 percent passing rate on the Dental Assisting National Board examination. All 16 are all eligible to work in the state as certified dental assistants. Area residents in...

WCPS Class of 2008 earns millions in scholarships

The Class of 2008 from Wayne County Public Schools will start college this fall with an estimated $12 million in renewable aid. Students from the seven high schools in the public school system earned an array of grants, scholarships...

Bob Dole makes campaign stop in Goldsboro

With the race between Republican U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole and Democratic state Sen. Kay Hagan beginning to heat up, former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole was in Goldsboro Tuesday, campaigning on behalf of his wife. News-Argus/Greg Sousa Former sen. Bob...

Code Red ready for action by Tuesday

Beginning next Tuesday, Wayne County will have a new high-tech tool to alert residents when bad weather or other emergencies threaten. Code Red, a reverse 911 emergency alert system, could be triggered in the event of a Silver or...

Duplin schools ask for outside jury in fight over funds

KENANSVILLE -- Attorneys for the Duplin County Board of Education Tuesday afternoon filed a motion to have its lawsuit against county commissioners heard by jurors from outside the county. Failing that, the motion seeks to have the case tried...

NATO airmen training at SJAFB

Enemy fighters are nearing the North Carolina coast. A four-ship of F-15E Strike Eagles knows it must protect the home front. News-Argus/Bobby Williams An E-3 Sentry from NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany, taxis down the Seymour Johnson Air Force...