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Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Pool time

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Eathen Harvell finds a new way to enter the Family Y pool in Mount Olive Monday. He and other local swimmers did their best to keep cool Monday and Tuesday, with temperatures soaring into the high-90s. As...

Search called off for missing man

A Wayne County family is in mourning today after U.S. Coast Guard officials called off the search for a man who disappeared while on vacation. Brent Smith, 24, of Goldsboro, was reported missing from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship bound...

No talk on new county tax hike

Despite grumbling in Goldsboro and other communities about the Wayne County Board of Commissioners looking to raise the property tax rate by 2.9 cents, only one person stood and spoke about the 2007-08 budget during Tuesday's public hearing -- and...

Wayne County Schools principals get new assignments for this fall

Six Wayne County schools will have new principals in the fall, while more than a dozen assistant principals were also shifted around the school system. The administrative changes were announced Tuesday at a special called meeting of the Board of...

Students try their hands at learning to fly F-15Es

Dalton Willis does not take long to answer when people ask him what he will be when he grows up. The 10-year-old already has his call sign. So when he stepped inside the F-15E Strike Eagle Simulator room Tuesday on...

Miss Goldsboro, Nicki Sanderson starts her quest to be next Miss North Carolina

Braving a twisted ankle as she goes into the preliminary talent round of competition tonight, Miss Goldsboro Nicki Sanderson is in good spirits, her mother said this morning. The 18-year-old contestant from Four Oaks left over the weekend for the...

Officers participate in recovery of victim

The body of a man who drowned Monday after his boat capsized in a pond in Clayton has been recovered, thanks to divers and two K-9 officers from the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. After an 11-hour search, the body of...

Scholarship golf tournament

LaGRANGE -- The inaugural Kyle Berger Memorial Golf Tournament will be held July 14 at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Proceeds will be used to establish a scholarship in memory of Berger, a former North Lenoir High School student who...

Fremont approves 2007-08 budget

FREMONT -- Out-of-town residents will pay a little more for water and sewer than those who live inside Fremont, but just how much town officials don't know yet. The board will meet at 7 p.m. on June 26 to hear...