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Sunday, June 9, 2013

As grads move on, SCHS is home

Spring Creek High School valedictorian Daniel Larimore decided to do something a little different Saturday morning during his school's commencement ceremony. He ripped up his prepared speech on stage. "Good speeches come from the heart. They really do, that's...

Those leaving Rosewood pass the test

Rosewood High School graduates celebrated the end of their years as Eagles on Friday night as they stood on stage, preparing to soar on to life's next challenges. Despite the rain from Tropical Storm Andrea forcing ceremonies indoors, the...

EWHS grads told to follow their hearts

She was late to her own graduation. Car trouble kept 17-year-old Eastern Wayne High School senior Janice Brinson from sitting at mid-field and turning her tassel with the rest of her graduating class at the school's football stadium Saturday....

Graduates leave the box at CBA

After 12 years of school, Cameron O'Quinn said his first goal after getting his diploma is to take some time off, although he may get a summer job. The newly minted graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School will...

Mount Olive man arrested for elder abuse of two people

Special to the Argus MOUNT OLIVE -- An 73-year-old invalid man was found covered in feces and living in "bad, very bad unsanitary conditions" at 402 E. Kornegay Street in Mount Olive, while a woman in her late 80s in...

County pays $35K, ready to move foward with design/build

Wayne County has paid $35,000 to RATIO Architects to terminate its contract with the company and is expecting to receive all of the firm's design work for the new Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive by the end of the...

Bell rejects Daughtery comment on board's handling of schools

Wayne County Commissioner Joe Daughtery Tuesday praised the Board of Education for what he called its "bold decision" to ask commissioners to share the cost of several school projects. Daughtery said he had been in the county for "many,...

Boys & Girls Club director fired

The Boys & Girls Club of Wayne County is now looking for a new teen director. Former NBA player Anthony Teachey was fired on Friday after less than a year on the job. "This caught me by surprise but at...