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Thursday, April 6, 2006

New firehouse for SJAFB

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber For more information see Seymour Johnson firefighters will unveil new station soon....

Jones says amnesty for illegal immigrants is not the answer

U.S. Rep. Walter Jones thinks someone needs to do something about the nearly 10,000 immigrants who illegally cross the border into the United States each week. And he says, in North Carolina, the first step in dealing with the influx...

Seymour Johnson firefighters will unveil new station soon

The biggest "family" on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is preparing to move into its new home -- a pair of high-tech facilities worth a combined $11 million. Fire Chief Thomas Wade said Seymour Johnson Fire Department has been waiting...

Rep. Jones to speak on Constitution at MOC

MOUNT OLIVE -- Congressman Walter Jones will visit Mount Olive College on Thursday to speak about the United States Constitution at 11 a.m. in Rodgers Chapel. The public is invited. "We are delighted to have Congressman Jones on the Mount...

Sheriff's chaplains share their stories and stresses

Law enforcement officers often have a difficult time unburdening themselves about the dangerous and sometimes depressing work they face every day, said officials with the North Carolina Sheriff's Chaplains Association. The organization was holding a biannual meeting in Goldsboro this...

Blueprint for county's future is advancing

Wayne County's Comprehensive Land Use Plan steering committee now has a blueprint for the county's future -- and a better idea of the steps necessary to get there, members say. The committee met Tuesday. Consultant Glenn Harbeck said the purpose...

Public records

Electrical failure blamed for fire An electrical problem has been blamed for a fire that destroyed a two-car garage and damaged a house, a swimming pool and a barn at 178 Hood Swamp Road, fire officials said Wednesday. New Hope...

Host families sought for coming high school year

The ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking local host families for boys and girls from Europe, Asia, the former Soviet Union, Canada, South America, Australia, and New Zealand. Students are 15 to 18 years old and will be coming...

Human Society fundraiser Saturday

The Wayne County Humane Society will hold its 3rd Annual Fur-Bowl on Saturday at AMF Boulevard Lanes on Berkeley Boulevard from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tickets cost $10 and include three games, shoe rental, hot dog and drink. There...

Deadline Friday for signup for Alzheimer's workshop

A free workshop for people caring for Alzheimer's patients will be held next week in Goldsboro. Pre-registration is required by Friday for the workshop that will take place Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist...