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Sunday, January 7, 2007

916th brings home Air Force's Outstanding Unit Award

By KENNETH FINE News-Argus Staff Writer Some are doctors, lawyers or schoolteachers. Others might prepare your food or cut your hair. But after the nine to five, when their country comes calling, members of the 916th Air Refueling Wing step...

Hulse completes skydive for United Way

Geoff Hulse didn't want to dwell on what he was about to do as he looked down upon the Earth from 14,000 feet. But before he could think twice, the 2006 United Way campaign chairman exited the door and began...

Electronic recycling Saturday at Sam's Club

Residents and businesses alike have the opportunity to drive up and drop off their obsolete and unwanted electronic equipment Saturday, Jan. 13, in the Sam's Club parking lot from 9 a.m. until 3 pm. Computers and peripherals including PCs, printers,...

District Court judge field narrowed to three

The search for a new 8th District Court judge has dwindled from five to three candidates. What happens next is up to Gov. Mike Easley. State law requires the governor to decide within 60 days whom to appoint to the...

Duplin educator Herring dies at age 90

Educators across North Carolina are mourning the loss of Dr. Dallas Herring, who died Friday morning, but none as much as those in his home county of Duplin. "He is probably one of the greatest people Duplin County has ever...

WCPS has two Morehead semi-finalists

From staff reports Two students from Wayne County Public Schools are semifinalists for the Morehead Scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Nida Waheed, a senior at Charles B. Aycock High School, and Spring Creek High...

NAACP leader to address City Council on Monday

A presentation from the leader of the state chapter of the NAACP, zoning issues, and an Irish pub are scheduled to headline the Goldsboro City Council's first agenda of the year at its 7 p.m. meeting Monday. After approving the...

Public record

Dirt bike stolen Someone kicked down the back door of Roland Reid's home, which is located on the 300 block of North Carolina Street, and stole his 2006 lime color Kawasaki dirt bike. Reid, 48, told Goldsboro police officers that...