Log in

Sign up

August 2, 2007 archives

View Archive

Thursday, August 2, 2007

Paperwork - Airmen readying for duty overseas

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Staff Sgt. Geoffrey Buie has his deployment papers checked by Jana Petticoffer at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base today as members of the 916th Air Refueling Wing’s Security Forces Squadron get ready for deployment to Iraq next...

School board to vote on building plan Monday

The Wayne County School's prioritized facilities plan is expected to be approved at Monday night's meeting of the Board of Education. It will then be up to the county commission to debate funding. A board work session to list projects...

Airmen prepare to deploy

Ashley Goins knows she will not make it home for Christmas this year. So it hurt a little when her 3-year-old son, Jalin, asked when she would be back. "I was on the phone with my son and he said,...

Sales tax holiday starts Friday

Buying some items will fill your wallet with sales tax savings this weekend. But make you sure you watch your receipt. State lawmakers have made the three-day period starting Friday a sales tax free weekend, designed to help families getting...

Taste of Wayne to kick off United Way campaign August 14

At the Taste of Wayne County, food is a big part of what brings people out, but the desire to help improve lives is the meaning behind the food and festivities. That is why United Way volunteers are asking residents...

Patrol, DMV offices move temporarily

The Highway Patrol and North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles office on Grantham Street were forced to relocate for one month as crews work to replace old tile floors that allegedly have asbestos in them. Asbestos is a fiber largely...

Man convicted of arson

A Mount Olive man was convicted Wednesday of second-degree arson for allegedly burning down his mobile home during a fight with his girlfriend. Joseph Irven Powell Jr., 32, of Thunder Swamp Road, originally faced charges of first-degree arson, arson of...

GATEWAY providing free rides

With the North Carolina Sales Tax Holiday set for Saturday, the Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority has decided to get in on the act by offering free public transportation from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. "We're going to offering free rides all...

Public record

Armed robbery reported Mark Ray McNeil told Wayne County sheriff's deputies that a man robbed him at gunpoint Wednesday on Broadhurst Road and got away with $300. No injuries were reported. Theft Wesley W. Courtney reported someone stole a computer,...