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Wednesday, October 26, 2005

A promise kept

News-Argus/Phyllis Moore Jonathan Jones, band director and soccer coach at Grantham School, gets his first haircut in more than a year from Debra Britt of House of Styles. Jones had offered to get his hair cut as an incentive...

Jet piece lands in S.C. family's yard

A Bowman, S.C., family got a surprise Monday night when a 6-inch part from a Seymour Johnson Air Force Base F-15E Strike Eagle landed in their back yard. The pylon ejector foot, which is used in the missile launching process,...

County museum searches for new director

The Wayne County Museum will have a new director soon after members of the county's Historical Association decided to change the direction of and personnel at the facility, officials said today. Association President Louis Marriner Jr. said the group will...

Pay raise would help teachers in Wayne

Edgewood Community Developmental School principal Tasha Christian Adams said she learned about the governor's plan to raise public school teachers' salaries a couple of months ago through the North Carolina Associ-ation of Educators, where she serves as a district officer...

14th arrest made in raid; six still sought

A 14th person was arrested Tuesday by Wayne County authorities as a result of a year-long undercover drug campaign against street and mid-level dealers. Thirteen people had been arrested in a predawn sweep by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad, sheriff's...

City firefighters learn how to save trench collapse victims

Goldsboro firefighters are learning how to rescue victims from collapsed trenches. New construction in the city and county is making knowing how to extricate victims safely from under piles of dirt more than just a nice skill to have, Assistant...

Public records

Eight people injured in county collisions Eight people were injured and damages were estimated at $78,825 in 10 recent traffic collisions in Wayne County, officers reported. *Three people were injured in a two-vehicle collision at 2:02 p.m. Tuesday at East...

Adopt-a-deputy for Halloween program offered

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office will offer its adopt-a-deputy program for subdivision residents in the county. Subdivision representatives may request that deputies patrol their neighborhoods between 6 and 8 p.m. Halloween night on Monday. The deputies will volunteer their time...

Warsaw plans 85th celebration of Veterans Day

WARSAW -- The Warsaw Chamber of Commerce willl begin celebrating Veterans Day early next weekend. The chamber will sponsor a pre-Veterans Day Celebration to honor veterans in the community at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30 at the First Baptist Church...

Live updates planned for flu clinic

The Health Department plans to give "real time" updates throughout Satur-day's mass flu vaccination clinic at Goldsboro Middle School. The clinic, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., is more than an opportunity to provide protection against the flu virus. It...

Coach makes pact with Grantham School team

A school teacher getting a haircut doesn't usually create a lot of buzz. But Monday afternoon following Grantham School's final volleyball and soccer games for the season, a crowd gathered in the gymnasium lobby to watch Jonathan Jones get clipped....