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Friday, September 23, 2005

Survival training

News-Argus/Turner Walston Capt. Don M. Haley of the 335th Fighter Squadron finds a place to hide during combat survival training at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park. For more information see Cliffs of Neuse State Park is combat zone...

Final vision of new park is drafted

Gunshots rang out as Shandra Jones strolled through Stoney Creek Park in the early evening years ago. For her and many other residents, crime and drugs are what they remember about the park. "To this day, I don't know what...

Firefighters are helping in Alabama after Katrina

Two Goldsboro firefighters who volunteered to help in the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast are putting up shelters in Birmingham, Ala. "I was glad to hear from both of them," Fire Chief Bobby Greenfield said Thursday....

Final preparations being made for fair opening Thursday

The midway at the Wayne County Fairgrounds is quiet now, but next Thursday it will be filled with the sounds of music, shouting children and show barkers, the smells of Polish sausages and funnel cakes, the sights of spinning colorful...

Ross Dress for Less opens in new mall

The first store in the new Berkeley Commons shopping center opened Thursday as Ross Dress for Less opened its doors for business. Other anchor stores scheduled to open in mid-October are Bed, Bath & Beyond and TJ Maxx. Developer Connell...

Cliffs of Neuse State Park is combat zone for airmen

The Cliffs of the Neuse State Park became enemy territory Monday afternoon as eight airmen from the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base used the wooded park in southeastern Wayne for a refresher course on combat survival...

Mount Olive professor has commentary published

MOUNT OLIVE- Lloyd R. Bailey, barrow professor of biblical studies at Mount Olive College, has completed a commentary on the Biblical books of Leviticus and Numbers. It took four years of preparation to write the manuscript that consists of 648...

Public records

Drug charges Three people were arrested Thursday by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad and charged with felony drug offenses after anonymous calls to Goldsboro-Wayne County Crime Stoppers. Kenneth Charles McRae, 22, and Tiffany Gail Tomlin, 20, were arrested after a...

Motorcycle club trying to help Katrina victims

The R-Ryders Motorcycle Club, on behalf of The United Way, is collecting donations for victims of Hurricane Katrina. The United Way truck is in Goldsboro for two more weeks. For more information on how to make donations, email the club...