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Monday, September 15, 2008

Alleged Aycock arsonists indicted

Two men accused of arson at a state landmark -- the birthplace of turn-of-the-twentieth century Gov. Charles B. Aycock -- were among people indicted by the Wayne County Grand Jury this month. James Sean Suggs, 38, who was already...

Local woman bikes 3,660 miles to conquer lung disease

Stephanie Hubbell thought her friend would be impressed. She had ridden her bicycle more than 30 miles, through Pikeville and the towns that surround it. News-Argus/Bobby Williams Stephanie Hubbell recently returned from a month-and-a-half trek across the country. The...

CEFS looking for future farmers

The Small Farm Unit at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems is seeking apprentices interested in learning about sustainable agriculture production, research and education. No previous knowledge of sustainable farming is necessary. Apprentices will learn from an assortment of...

Days Inn property still for sale

A representative for the owner of the recently demolished Days Inn property says he can't reveal what companies are looking at the former motel site but adds rumors of a motel or new restaurant are not too far off...

County commissioners schedule hearing to discuss financing a new communication system

Financing a new countywide communication system will be the subject of a public hearing Tuesday held by the Wayne County Board of Commissioners. The 9 a.m. hearing to be held in the commissioners' meeting room at the courthouse, is...

Man dies in ATV accident at Busco Beach

A man died at Busco Beach Saturday after being ejected from his all-terrain vehicle. Capt. Tom Effler with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office said according to the report, Allen Burnette, 54, of Bailey, died in an ATV accident Saturday...