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Tuesday, September 6, 2005

Readying for deployment

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Tech Sgt. Sharon Long briefs members of the 916th Air Refueling Wing prior to their deployment to Incirlik, Turkey. For more information see 916th will send airmen to aid overseas mission....

Gas price steady but still an issue

Labor Day weekend is typically a time for beach trips, football games and family travel to wrap up the summer vacation season. But soaring gas prices caused many to remain close to home and businesses to revamp conservation measures for...

Consumers are choosing fuel-efficient car models

Fuel-efficient cars are hot commodities on Wayne County dealer lots as gas prices escalate. Some models rated at more than 30 miles per gallon are selling out, new car dealers say. Hybrids -- vehicles that use an electric motor in...

916th will send airmen to aid overseas mission

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base personnel are not just assisting with the recovery efforts in New Orleans, they are continuing their support of the operations in Iraq and Afghanistan as well. Beginning this week, about 150 airmen from the 916th...

Eastern Wayne High School students plan fundraiser for victims

A fundraiser planned for later this week at Eastern Wayne High School was prompted by students concerned about victims of Hurricane Katrina. Donna Hopewell, career development coordinator at the school, said the first student who approached Principal Gene Byrd on...

Public records

Several injured in holiday crashes State Highway Patrol troopers and Goldsboro police investigated numerous traffic collisions over the long Labor Day weekend. No one was killed, but several accidents involved injuries and significant property damage. Among the collisions were: *Damages...

Bloodmobile Wednesday

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will sponsor a bloodmobile stop Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Royal Insurance. Donors will receive a free Adam's car wash coupon and a Red Cross apron....