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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Veterans march from Center Street in Goldsboro

See what veterans had to say at Goldsboro's Veteran's Day parade. Find the video by clicking the headline above, or in the "Latest Video" box on the NewsArgus.com main page. And for the most complete coverage pick up a copy...

Duplin pondering revaluation

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County's appraiser told commissioners Monday that there are several things they can do to help ease the burden of new values on property owners. Duplin is undergoing revaluation of property, as required at least every eight years...

Murder charge heads list of indictments

A man accused of killing 33-year-old Joseph Antonio Payan was indicted this month by the Wayne County grand jury. Devon Dejatorian Jones-Waters, 29, was named Goldsboro's "most-wanted" man by city police in January, after the Nov. 17, 2007, shooting. A...

Dept. of Ag. declares 59 counties state of emergency

Wayne County is among 59 counties to receive disaster-area designation from the U.S. Department of Agriculture because of crop losses caused by this year's extreme heat and drought. Gov. Mike Easley made the announcement on Monday. Duplin, Greene, Lenoir, Pitt,...

Duplin AYP test scores take drop

A new, more rigorous reading curriculum and higher scoring standards are chiefly to blame for poor test scores, Duplin County school officials said after the state released results of the No Child Left Behind and ABC program. The state released...

Cherry staffers will be uniformed

Cherry Hospital was already headed in the right direction before the state stepped in to correct practices that led the federal government to pull its support, says one of the consultants hired to aid the hospital in regaining its Medicaid...

Living for their memory

Wyche Ray can still hear a gunnery officer assistant pumping machine gun rounds skyward from a Landing Ship Tank anchored just off Omaha Beach. "We cut it down," the retired sailor said. "We brought it down in a hurry." He...