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Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Are they coming here?

News-Argus/Greg Sousa North Carolina native Lt. Dan McShane of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels said he hopes Seymour Johnson Air Force Base's Wings Over Wayne Airshow makes the team's 2007 schedule. McShane and his partner, Maj. Nathan Miller, were...

Lighthouse will close to examine finances

The Lighthouse of Wayne County is closed. According to a statement released by the board of directors today, the doors to the safehouse were shut this morning because of the organization's uncertain financial condition. The Lighthouse, which has served victims...

Wayne County could see Angels in the Sky

There was something different about the roar in the skies above Goldsboro shortly after noon Monday. The high-pitched buzz was less commanding than the sound of an F-15E Strike Eagle coming in for landing, but the aircraft was just as...

Study finds area airports helping Duplin, Wayne

They aren't the size of Raleigh-Durham International or even the Kinston Regional Jetport, but three local airports are having a big effect on the economies of Wayne and Duplin counties. According to a study recently completed by the North Carolina...

Troopers say patrols kept holiday accidents down

High visibility patrols are what troopers say reduced the number of traffic accidents on Wayne County roads despite the increased number of drivers on the highways over the Thanksgiving holiday. More than 16 local state troopers conducted license checks at...

Woman to answer charges of assault

A Goldsboro woman faces charges for allegedly assaulting a school bus driver who was trying to quell an altercation that erupted between four students at Grantham School earlier this month. Della Jane Newsome, 56, of Weaver Road, was charged with...

Free mental health screenings offered

The Mental Health Association in Wayne County is offering free online mental health screenings, according to Amy Roux, the association's executive director. The service covers a range of common emotional situations that often go undiagnosed and misunderstood, she said. "Have...

Popcorn-peddling Cubs earn top honors, rewards

Rosewood Cub Scout Colin Carter held the electric razor steady while Packmaster Frankie Herring's handlebar mustache slowly disappeared. Getting to shave Herring's mustache off was Colin's reward for selling the most popcorn during Cub Pack 258's annual money-raising drive. The...

School menus

These are the menus for Wayne Public Schools for December 4 - December 8 Monday - Breakfast: Sausage Biscuit, Lunch: Stuffed Crust Cheese Pizza, Salisbury Steak w/Rice, Gravy & Whole Wheat Roll, Garden Peas, Corn on the Cob, Chilled Applesauce,...

Public records

Investigations Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *Police arrested one of three suspects who allegedly robbed a Goldsboro man at gunpoint Monday night. Desi Dion Gardner, 40, Mark Edwards Road, was charged with armed robbery in connection with an incident...