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Friday, September 5, 2008

Work to begin on U.S. 70 bypass

Work on the first leg of the new U.S. 70 Goldsboro Bypass could get under way by the end of the month. The project was cleared to begin when the N.C. Transportation Board Thursday awarded a $65.5 million dollar...

Public record

Dollar theft Someone broke into the China Taste at 301 North George Street Thursday at 4 a.m. and stole one gold dollar bill after shattering the front window with a rock to gain entry, police said. Shooting into home...

County OKs first $500K for facilities plan cost

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday appropriated funding for the county schools and for the county's ongoing Community Development Block Grant project in the Cobb Coley Lane area at Dudley. A $500,000 appropriation for the schools will allow the county Board...

Here comes Hanna

As Tropical Storm Hanna heads for the Carolina coastline, preparations were being made this morning all across Wayne County. News-Argus/Greg Sousa Bill Kaglic, left, and Charlie Cosma buy a 5000-watt generator at Sam’s Club early today in preperation for...

Five charged in Duplin copper theft

KENANSVILLE -- Five Duplin County residents have been charged with a break-in and theft of copper wiring at a Faison business, Duplin County Sheriff Blake Wallace said Wednesday. And in an unrelated incident, two persons were arrested and a...

Hanna Watch - Wayne County offices will close early today

All Wayne County offices including the clerk of court and district attorney's office will close at 2 p.m. today because of the threat of Tropical Storm Hanna. The offices are expected to reopen on Monday. The county landfill and convenience...