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Friday, May 11, 2007

Angel flight

News-Argus/Greg Sousa The Blue Angels take to the skies over Wayne County for a practice flight on Thursday at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. For more information see Blue Angels practice maneuvers....

Blue Angels practice maneuvers

As aviators fired up six F-18 Hornets on the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base flight line late Thursday afternoon, those setting up for Saturday's Wings Over Wayne air show couldn't help but stop and watch. They must have known what...

Going to the show Saturday?

With large crowds expected to swarm Seymour Johnson Air Force Saturday for the Wings Over Wayne air show, Goldsboro and Wayne County officials have put plans in place to reduce traffic woes along Berkeley Boulevard. Goldsboro police Capt. Al King...

Food drive part of Saturday air show

As officials at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base prepare to welcome a crowd they say might eclipse the 100,000-mark for Saturday's Wings Over Wayne air show, a 4th Fighter Wing airman is getting ready, too. With the help of his...

Challenge coming for Jones in 2008

Visiting Goldsboro Wednes-day, Onslow County Commis-sioner Joe McLaughlin an-nounced to a small crowd at McCall's Bar-B-Que & Seafood Restaurant that he will be challenging U.S. Rep. Walter Jones for the Republican nomination in the 3rd Congressional District. "This campaign's only...

Corridor will get new look from leaders

The U.S. 70 corridor was once again the main topic of conversation during the Wayne County Transportation Committee's meeting Thursday. With the U.S. 70 Corridor Commission beginning its second year, Wayne County Manager Lee Smith said all of the counties...

Postal rates go up Monday

Stamp 'em while you got 'em. On Monday, rates for the U.S. Postal Service will increase. For first-class letters, that will mean an increase from 39 cents for one ounce to 41 cents. Goldsboro Postmaster Sonny Johnson said it's a...

WCC graduate overcame brain injury to rebuild her life, career

Tiffany Mills of Grantham almost died several times while in a coma at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Doctors didn't know if she would survive. They said she would never walk again. Tiffany, now 22, is not only walking. She will graduate...

Public record

Investigations Wayne County and Goldsboro authorities are investigating these reports: *Steven Eastman, 52, Biltmore Drive, told Goldsboro police that someone cut his lock and stole his gray and black scooter, valued at $1,500, from the Western Sizzlin' parking lot at...

Lawmen collecting cell phones for elderly

RMS Communications Group Inc., a leading recycler and re-marketer of old cell phones based in Ocala, Fla., is teaming up with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office to raise funds to provide free emergency cell phones for local crime victims and...

Guardian Ad Litem volunteers sought

The Guardian Ad Litem Program is seeking volunteers to help advocate for children in court to help prevent abuse. A commitment of 6-10 hours a month can a make a huge difference in the life of a child. No experience...