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Friday, September 29, 2006

Family reunions

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Weapons Systems Officer 1st Lt. Nathan Rivinius, right, and his wife, Rebecca, walk way from the flight line hand-in-hand. Rivinius, holding his daughter, had just returned from southwest Asia. For more information see Daddy's home - Seymour...

Daddy's home - Seymour crews return from deployment

Capt. Don Haley's eyes lit up when his daughter blew him a kiss and called him "Dada" on the flight line at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Thursday. Sixteen-month-old Mackenzie has said it before. She's been talking for weeks now....

Funding still up in air for city projects

Officials at City Hall are still not quite sure how they will foot the bill for both a new Paramount Theater and Community Building. But City Manager Joe Huffman said he is committed to finding a plan that works and...

Store owner mends at home

The family of a woman injured when a car crashed into the front glass window of Quality Cleaners and struck her earlier this month say they have not decided whether to pursue legal action against the driver. But in the...

Teens charged with north end break-ins

Five teens were arrested Wednesday in connection with a crime spree that started at Norwayne Middle School and ended at Stoney Creek Church. Rocky Scott Seymour, 18, of Jordan's Bluff, Pikeville; Justin Ingram, 18, of Mount Carmel Church Road, Pikeville;...

Livestock arrive for week at county fair

It was too early for the crowds, but the grounds of the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair were by no means quiet Thursday morning as animals of every shape, size and kind began moving in, disturbing those already in their stalls...

Goat-wresting, Fair style

As a little boy fought to get his goat into the ring Thursday, he got turned around and knocked down by the brown and white animal. He picked himself up. "What are you doing?" he asked, staring into the eyes...

Public records

Restaurant robbed Goldsboro police are investigating a break-in and robbery at Pupetta's restaurant on N. William St.. A thief broke through the ceiling sometime between Wednesday night and Thursday morning and stole $550....

Duplin DA will eye next step for Jones

District Attorney Dewey Hudson will meet with State Attorney General Roy Cooper next week to decide what to do after a federal judge overturned a death sentence imposed on a Duplin County man nearly 13 years ago. Levon Jones, who...

Duplin law officers seize cocaine, halt marijuna operation

It's been a successful run recently for the Duplin County Sheriff's Department. First they discovered an elaborate indoor operation to grow marijuana in Magnolia, and then a routine traffic stop near Warsaw led to the seizure of five kilos of...

Fair Schedule Friday/Saturday/Sunday

FRIDAY, SEPT. 29 3 p.m. - Gates open 4 p.m. - Midway opens 5 - 9 p.m. - Kid's Club "Discover Agriculture" Contest 6 p.m. - Open Junior Market Hog Show 6 p.m. - "The Almost Amazing Rex" 6:30 p.m....

Quilting bee Saturday to raise money for breast cancer research

From Local quilting enthusiasts are invited to come together Saturday for the first-every Quilt Pink Day to help raise money for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The event will be held at the Thistle Bee Quilt Shoppe at...

And the winners are...

The winners in the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair Thursday were: EDUCATIONAL BOOTHS FCCLA, Spring Creek High School Future Farmers of America, Eastern Wayne High School. 4-H, TEACH Family and Consumer Sciences, Town & Country ECA Club Vo-Ag Horticultural, Rosewood High...