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Friday, September 19, 2008

District approves plans for facilities

The Wayne County Board of Education has approved architectural design proposals for facilities renovation projects, which will start with five area schools and are part of a $23 million construction plan. Submitted rendering This is a proposed architectural rendering...

Public record

Break-in arrest Police accuse an East Maple Street man of three break-ins this month, Investigators Dale Foster and Nelson Viera said. Terrance Lane Boozer, 23, was developed as a suspect in a Wednesday break-in at James Bearden's South Harding...

Remembering those who never came home

Master Sgt. Talisha Virges, left, and Airman 1st Class Carlos Villegas stand guard near the POW/MIA memorial on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base this morning. An all-day vigil is being held today on base to pay tribute to the...

Recent drug ring arrests part of DEA raid

Law enforcement officials revealed this week that several recent major cocaine trafficking arrests in Wayne County were related to "Project Reckoning," a Drug Enforcement Administration roundup of a Mexican-based illegal drug operation known as the Gulf Cartel. A press...

Market Day painting to be unveiled

FAISON -- Local artist Heather Williams will unveil her painting for the Fifth Annual Market Day Festival on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Southern Exposure restaurant in Faison. The painting is the third in a series, depicting the...

Poll: North Carolina favors McCain

More than half of North Carolina residents questioned in the latest Elon University Poll gave Re-publican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain higher marks than his opponent, Democrat Sen. Barack Obama. In the poll released today, McCain received favorable ratings...

Local candidates answer questions at LWV forum

One by one Thursday night at the League of Women Voters' meet-and-greet, candidates for Wayne County Board of Education and county commission shared their reasons for being called to service. News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Candidates for the school board and county...