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Thursday, June 10, 2004

One more for the Gipper

News-Argus/Dennis Hill A portrait of former President Ronald Reagan adorns the side of one of the 21 jets from Seymour Johnson AFB that participated in the flyover ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday evening. This plane was the one...

Seymour gets honor of participating in Reagan rites

Patriotic music blasted through the rainy skies as a line of F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jets made their way down the flight line at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. One jet had nose art showing former President Ronald Reagan...

Aircraft, people from 4th Fighter Wing

Aircraft and people from the 4th Fighter Wing were scheduled to begin leaving Seymour Johnson Air Force Base tonight for a deployment in support of the war on terrorism, the Air Force announced. They will go somewhere in southwest Asia....

Law may turn junk car keepers into criminals

Wayne County residents may soon face criminal charges and fines of $50 to $100 if they refuse to get rid of junked cars. The county is considering boosting the penalities in its junk-car ordinance to encourage people to compliance...

History buffs will fight the Battle of Whitehall

SEVEN SPRINGS -- If you hear a rumble coming from the direction of Seven Springs Friday night, don't worry. It's only the ghosts of Whitehall, say Civil War re-enactors. They will be camping in the Seven Springs area, getting ready...

PACC-10 giving city more air time

City Manager Richard Slozak says the city of Goldsboro will start getting more out of the local cable television channel with no cost increase. For the last six years, the city has paid Parker Advertising, owner of PACC-10 cable...

Historical Association seeks to raise funds, increase membership

The Wayne County Historical Association is preparing for a large fund-raising effort, which it hopes will help bring in new members and help pay for electrical work in the Wayne County Museum. The Goldsboro City Council is giving the...

Grand jury indicts man in kidnapping and robbery

A 27-year-old man from Smithfield has been indicted by the Wayne County Grand Jury on two felony counts each of armed robbery and second-degree kidnapping. Jose Rivera, who also is known as Jose Marlon Zelaya, was accused of robbing...

Youth conference set for Saturday

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Youth Awareness Conference on the law and the legal system will be held from noon until 2:15 p.m. Saturday at the Mount Olive Historic Assembly Hall, 207 Wooten St. The conference, titled "Making Our...

Smart Start representatives carry message to legislators

A group representing Wayne Partnership for Children met recently with state legislators to talk about the importance of continuing funding for Smart Start programs. Julie Odom, community services coordinator for the partnership, said the contingent participated in an all-day event...

Public records

Parole approved A former Dudley resident, sentenced to 35 years for second-degree murder, has been paroled from state prison. Wade Boseman, 40, has been granted a parole by the state Post-Release Supervision and Parole Commission. Boseman was charged with first-degree...

Briefly

Dumping problem Wayne County officials are seeking a way to stop the dumping problem at the Neuse River bridge on Bill Lane Boulevard, documented in pictures in Wednesday's News-Argus. Joe Allen of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that...