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News-Argus/Dennis Hill Personnel from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base board a passenger jet bound for the Middle East early today on base....

Lightning and thunder give deployed airmen a sendoff

Several hundred airmen deployed from Seymour Johnson this morning to support the war on terrorism. The Air Force base wouldn't release numbers, but around 1:15 a.m. hundreds of airmen climbed aboard a large transport plane that would carry them...

Magistrate resigns

A first-term Wayne County magistrate will resign at the end of June, six months before his term expires. Gilbert Owens, 49, submitted his resignation to Clerk of Court Marshall Minchew, who nominates the magistrates. Owens said he wanted to...

Commissioners must decide on base zoning

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners will once again face the decisions of if and how to limit development in high noise areas around Seymour Johnson. The Wayne County Planning Board voted Thursday night to recommend new zoning for...

Hood supports community schools concept

Grantham resident Mark Hood is running for Wayne County commissioner as an advocate for smaller schools. Hood, the Democratic candidate in District 4, said in his campaign statement that he is a believer and promoter of the community school concept....

Adamsville exhibit shows a slice of early Goldsboro life

A new exhibit at the Wayne County Museum will shake up some memories of the somewhat forgotten Adamsville community. Jenny Butler Wilder, a member of the B.F. Adams family, has helped coordinate the exhibit, titled "Remembering Adamsville" and has...

Home Builders to sponsor Habitat House

The Home Builders Association of Wayne County will sponsor a Habitat house this year. The association co-sponsored a house at 102 Winslow Place with the Goldsboro-Wayne Association of Realtors last year. The owner, Alba Moradel, will move into the...

State Senate passes military bill

North Carolina's military bases would be better protected from development under a proposal that gained the state Senate's final approval Thursday. The bill, sponsored by Sen. John Kerr, D-Wayne, would allow three trust funds to borrow money to buy and...

Public records

Cab driver robbed A Goldsboro taxi driver was robbed Thursday night of about $255 in Pleasant Acres Mobile Home Park, according to a Wayne County Sheriff's Office report. Benny Lee Ford of Dudley told deputies that he picked up two...

Briefly

Museum events The Wayne County Museum has several educational events coming up. Wednesday from noon to 3 p.m. will be "Making Butter," an event for ages 5-12. They will learn how to make butter by using fresh cream and a...