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Sunday, July 14, 2013

Seminar on the Constitution to be offered this week

The annual Camp Liberty will be held once again this week, focusing on the U.S. Constitution. Held at Victory Free Will Baptist Church, 1806 Wayne Memorial Drive, Camp Liberty is described by organizers as "a Constitution seminar on the...

Reverend calls for peace in wake of murder

jjoyce@newsargus.com This was it, he said. This was the fatal blow. The Rev. Dr. Dwight B. Cannon spoke Wednesday more as a concerned parent than as a pastor or psychologist about the violent death of one of his flock whom,...

Fire department survey on Wayne County commissioners Tuesday agenda

sherring@newsargus.com A study suggesting that the county's smaller volunteer fire departments merge with larger ones, that the duties of the county fire marshal's office be expanded, and that a new county fire commission be created will be discussed by Wayne...

Filing period for municipal office ends Friday

sherring@newsargus.com With just a week to go before the filing period closes for this November's municipal elections, Mount Olive is the only town where all of the incumbents have filed. And the filing Friday by District 1 Commissioner Kenny Talton...

Farm bill gets House approval

newsintern1@newsargus.com In a largely party-line vote, a new Farm Bill passed the house with a vote of 216-208 on Thursday. The bill includes crop subsidy programs but excludes the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamp program. About a dozen...

Duplin Hall of Fame nominations being sought

Nomination applications for the 2013 Duplin County Hall of Fame Award recipients are available and can be obtained by contacting any Hall of Fame board member. Each year the Duplin County Hall of Fame honors the lifelong contributions of...

Doctor to speak on heart disease at WMH

Dr. Matthew Hook, a board-certified cardiologist, will be the featured speaker at Wayne Memorial Hospital's LiveWell Community Education Series this month. The program will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday in the hospital auditorium on the ground floor. Dr....

Animal ordinance changes on City Council agenda

mcaulder@newsargus.com At the Goldsboro City Council meeting Monday the Council is expected to take action on a proposed amendment to the Goldsboro city ordinances referring to animals. The proposed changes would prohibit the feeding of feral animals unless they were...

Airman jailed in court martial

mwhittle@newsargus.com After finding Seymour Johnson Air Force Base's Floyd M. Jeter guilty on four of the five charges presented at his court martial last week, the military panel also returned Thursday with his sentence. Jeter, formerly a technical sergeant, was...