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Thursday, August 17, 2006

Walden leads SJAFB Mission Support Group

News-Argus/Kenneth Fine New 4th Mission Support Group commander Col. Russell Walden sits behind models of the two aircraft he has flown during his Air Force career, the F-16 A/C, right, and T-33 A. Walden said he and his family...

Decision expected Friday for Goldsboro

The decision that could impact the future of Goldsboro High School and 16 other schools around the state is expected on Friday when Judge Howard Manning reviews the identified schools' progress during a hearing in Raleigh. Wake Superior Court Judge...

New rules for waste will start in September

Bottles are forever. Just ask Simmone Cato. Wayne County's recycling coordinator said when a person throws away a plastic bottle, he or she doesn't think twice about what happens next. "The concept with people is 'out of sight, out of...

Mission Support chief carries on Air Force family tradition

Every time Col. Russell Walden looks out the window of his new office on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, he is reminded of his father -- a fighter pilot who flew many of the jets on display around Heritage Park....

Unoccupied home catches fire

Goldsboro firefighters were called in early this morning to put out a fire that severely damaged an unoccupied home, Assistant Chief Gary Whaley said. The single story brick home at 212 Wilmington Ave. caught fire at about 3:30 this morning,...

Historian tells story of occupation of Goldsboro

A local historian is working to shed light on a unique, but little-known period in Wayne County's history. Emily Weil is writing a book about the Union Army's occupation of the city during the Civil War. Goldsboro was taken over...

Fremont board hears complaints about rezoning for business

FREMONT -- Public hearings on two rezoning requests were held Tuesday by the Fremont Board of Aldermen. The owner of property at 105 Blank St., is seeking to have the land rezoned from residential to highway business to accommodate a...

Fill-the-Boot drive starts Friday

Wayne County residents are reminded that Goldsboro firefighters will be soliciting donations at Wal-Mart on Spence Avenue Friday through Sunday for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The annual Fill-the-Boot campaign raised more than $8,000 last year to help local families who...

Public records

Armed robbery A man carrying a handgun robbed the Friendly Mart on N.C. 111 south abouit 10 p.m. Wednesday night, according to deputies with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. The robber was described by witnesses as black, about six-feet tall,...