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Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Into the wild blue yonder

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber The hot weather did not keep model airplane enthusiasts from spreading their wings Saturday at an International Model Airplane Association event in Goldsboro. Donald Webber of Goldsboro spins the prop to start his Corsair's engine while Art...

Hot weather

Record high temperatures for Wayne County could be broken this week, although it would take a little doing. The highest temperature ever recorded for the month of July was 108 degrees on July 22, 1932, according to the Southeast Regional...

It's even too hot for mosquitoes

It's so hot these days that even the mosquitoes are taking it easy. "Really, this heat has been a godsend as far as mosquitoes," said Goldsboro's Chief Building Inspector Ed Cianfarra. "The mosquitoes just don't fly when the temperatures get...

320,000 dollars in property, 900-pound safe stolen

An estimated $320,000 worth of property, including firearms, jewelry and a locked 900-pound safe, have been stolen from a home in the Village of Walnut Creek. The amount of property stolen was believed to be the largest in the village's...

Officials say one dollar fee increase needed to maintain emergency 911 services

When Wayne County residents pay their monthly telephone bill, it's not likely that emergency 911 services is on their minds. But a small portion of both land-line phone bills and cell-phone payments is used to maintain and expand the county's...

Major retailer looking at land in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- A major retailer is considering locating on the northwest side of the town of Mount Olive and Town Manager Ray McDonald said he thinks it could be Wal-Mart. McDonald said he was called Saturday by a real...

Tobacco buyout payments near, FSA official says

Tobacco farmers and quota owners can expect to soon be receiving their buyout agreements in the mail, said Rick Tharrington, executive director of the Farm Service Agency in Wayne County. Tharrington said producers and growers should receive payments by Sept....

Public records

Drug charges Three people were arrested Monday by Wayne County authorities and charged with felony drug offenses. Two were arrested by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad after a confidential call to Goldsboro-Wayne County Crime Stoppers and a search of a...

Bond set for murder suspect

A $350,000 secured bond has been set for a Goldsboro man charged with first-degree murder. But Leandren Andre Wilson, 28, of North Kornegay Street remains in the Wayne County Jail. The bond was set by Judge Jerry Braswell of Goldsboro...

Contact teacher for list of school supplies

Parents of school children are being advised to contact their child's school to obtain a list of supplies needed for the coming year. Even though most area students won't report back to class until Aug. 25, back-to-school sales have begun...

Bloodmobile

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Wayne Community College. Donors will receive a coupon for a free car wash, a Red Cross wristband and...

916th wins awards

By CAPT. SHANNON MANN Special to The News-Argus North Carolina's only Air Force Reserve unit recently brought home top honors from Europe's largest airshow. Members of the 916th Air Refueling Wing participated in the Royal International Air Tattoo July 16-17...