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Thursday, May 25, 2006

Reviewing the Troops - Southern Wayne ROTC parades

News-Argus/Bobby Williams ROTC cadets from Southern Wayne High School participated in the 18th annual "Pass in Review" at the school on Wednesday. The military parade honored a distinguished person and recognized accomplishments of others. Dr. Steven Taylor, superintendent of...

Wayne County officials say no tax hike

Wayne County Commis-sioners have a little more than a month before they are required to approve a budget but they are already certain that it will not contain an increase in the property tax rate. Commissioners raised the tax rate...

SJAFB airmen coming home

A large group of deployed airmen from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base will be returning home today, public affairs officers from the base said. Many of the airmen have been overseas since the beginning of the year, in support of...

$145 million for Cherry Hospital included in spending plan

Senate President Pro Tem Marc Basnight says $145.5 million to build a new Cherry Hospital at Goldsboro has been included in the state budget now being crafted by the General Assembly. The money would be provided through Certificates of...

Gas prices up for holiday weekend

Although gas prices are at their highest level ever for a Memorial Day holiday for the second straight year, but even at 70 cents more than last year, they are still lower than they've been in the past month. Ron...

Students help feed needy children

MOUNT OLIVE -- In a nationwide campaign to promote music education and help the hungry, Carver Elementary School raised more money per student than any other school in the country. With 100 percent student participation in the project, the school...

Public records

Teen accidentally shoots self, dies A 19-year-old man died following an accidental shooting Wednesday night, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office reported today. The victim was identified as Yohance Renjuan Jordan of 465 Old Grantham Road. "We're looking at it as...

Click It or Ticket campaign starts

Wayne County authorities are gearing up for the first big holiday weekend with the annual statewide "Click It or Ticket" program to ensure the use of passenger restraints. The statewide Click It or Ticket campaign started Monday. It will include...

World War II living history day Saturday

The Wayne County Museum will host a World War II Living History Family Day Saturday. From 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. the Mid-Atlantic Military Association will have re-enactors portraying American, German and Russian soldiers and nurses under a war tent....