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Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Air Force Lt. General visits Wayne County

News-Argus/Dennis Hill Air Force Gen. Carrol Chandler, left, deputy chief of air and space operations at the Pentagon, discusses the latest developments in the Air Force with Wayne County Commissioner Andy Anderson, himself a retired Air Force officer, on...

Student claims abduction to skip school

A Norwayne Middle School student is in hot water after she falsely told authorities four Hispanic men abducted her while she waited for the school bus Monday, took her to the woods and sexually assaulted her -- all because she...

Lighthouse shelter staff gets notices of closure

The Lighthouse of Wayne County will not reopen -- not in its current form and not under the management of organization's board of directors. "The Lighthouse will remain closed until another agency opens the doors," board member and spokeswoman Cindy...

Lt. Gen. Carrol Chandler shares facts, figures on future of Air Force

A top Air Force general described the branch's plans for the future at a luncheon Monday sponsored by the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce's Military Affairs Committee. Lt. Gen. Carrol Chandler, deputy chief of staff for air and space operations...

Magnet school will open this fall

The new "school within a school" at Goldsboro High School has a name and an opening date. Wayne School of Engineering will open in the fall, with plans to recruit 100 students its first year. The school board Monday night...

Grant will help fund emergency programs

Local non-profit agencies still have time to apply for their share of federal funds under the emergency food and shelter program. Wayne County was awarded $56,457 for the program, which is administered by the Federal Emergency Manage-ment Agency. In years...

NAACP leaders honor Al King for his work as first black mayor of Goldsboro

Al King doesn't expect praise. It's honor enough being mayor of Goldsboro. But when the Rev. William Barber used Monday night's City Council meeting as the venue at which to present King with an award from the NAACP, the mayor...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating these reports: *A Wayne County man is recovering from a gunshot wound he received when an unknown assailant pelted his mobile home with bullets early Monday. Larry Donnell Hagans, 43, of Heather...

WCC plans M.L. King observance

Wayne Community College's annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration this year is dedicated to the memory of its late security department captain Clarence "Jay" Simmons, who died in April, with a scholarship to be announced in his name. Bishop Alton...

MOC visitation day Monday

MOUNT OLIVE -- Potential students are encouraged to attend the next visitation day at Mount Olive College on Monday, Jan. 15. Registration begins in the Lois K. Murphy Center at 9 a.m. Prospective students will have the opportunity to tour...