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Sunday, March 10, 2013

Walnut Creek had sewer plan

The plan's tattered corners shows its age, but besides its condition, it could pass for a current map of Walnut Creek. The shopping center and inn plotted on it don't exist and some of the roads don't begin or...

A traveling tribute

There will be memories to share and heroes to honor as the Wall That Heals makes its mid-April visit to Goldsboro. One of them will be a fighter pilot who was shot down and evaded capture -- another, a self-described...

Kindness: 'Just Because'

Random acts of kindness are popping up all over town, as the result of a tiny business card that captures the concept in two words -- Just Because. Stories are being shared of residents paying for a struggling friend's groceries,...

Former drug dealer speaks at social worker conference at MOC

At the age of 14, Reginald Brown couldn't find the support he needed from his family, so he turned to where he could find it -- in the gangs of eastern Raleigh. Now, at 27, Brown, a three-time felon,...

Shelter helping 43 needy dogs find new homes

The Wayne County Animal Adoption and Education Center is asking for the public's assistance in its efforts to help save more than 40 dogs that have been surrendered by a Mar-Mac area man. Officials are in the process of...

Two plead guilty in 2011 murder

In separate plea agreements, Natasha Monet Bonaparte and Virgil Devon Cox were both sentenced Thursday in Wayne County Superior Court for their roles in the March 2011 shooting death of 46-year-old Edward Lee Brewington. Brewington was assaulted and shot several...

Four-hour closed session minutes released

The legally required minutes kept of a four-hour closed session of the Wayne County commissioners amount to four sentences, the News-Argus has learned. State law requires government bodies meeting behind closed doors to continue to keep minutes, just as they...

Plans firmed for play, benefit for homeless animals

Charles doesn't like animals, and he is certainly not happy with the fact that he has to take his little sister, Lacie, to a parade celebrating them. What Charles didn't count on was that a journey through Wonderland with Lacie,...

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