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Thursday, September 25, 2008

Fair not opening Thursday

Officials at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair have decided to not open the gates Thursday, closing the midway and the exhibits because of the inclement weather. The Open Junior Meat Goat Show will go on as scheduled at 6 p.m.,...

Dog's owner to speak at town board meeting

MOUNT OLIVE -- Colby Mangum knows her dog, Durham, should have been in his pen Sept. 18. But that does not make him "vicious," she said. It does not mean he should be dead. News-Argus/Bobby Williams Colby Mangum talks...

102 jobs on the way

MOUNT OLIVE -- Local and state officials Wednesday announced that Triangle Spring, a division of Triangle Suspension Systems, will open a manufacturing plant in Mount Olive to make heavy-duty truck suspension springs. News-Argus/Steve Herring The IMPulse manufacturing plant on...

Exhibitors get animals settled as rain, winds whip fairgrounds

Jessica Minchew walked by more than a dozen cages before pointing at her "favorite." Inside was her gray and white rabbit, Cupcake. News-Argus/Credit Jessica Minchew gives her rabbit, Cupcake, a final hug this morning at the Wayne County Fairgrounds....

Cherry workers upset at flaws in new payroll system

The state's new payroll system, which was introduced at state hospitals in April, is not working, say some workers at Cherry Hospital. Peggy Evans, a health care technician at Cherry Hospital for nine years, said Wednesday workers are not...