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Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Taking Command of Refueling Wing

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Col. Fritz Linsenmeyer, new commander of the 916th Air Refueling Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, talks about the importance of reservists. For more information see A new Tiger leads 916th....

Toy recall widens

Parents concerned their children might have gotten hold of one of the toys on a nationwide recall list can find help right here at home. But the first step, local childcare providers say, is to destroy any potentially dangerous toy....

Officials hunt for suspect in murder

Wayne County law enforcement officials are still searching for a man who is suspected of pulling the trigger in Monday's fatal shooting on Waynewoods Drive near the Saulston community. Orbelin Pacheco Mejia, 30, of Pikeville, fled the scene on foot...

Tree limb cleanup slower than city expected

With every load of branches and debris city crews haul to the compost facility, another seems to surface. Goldsboro is still recovering from Friday's storm that left many residents without power and hundreds of yards in shambles, but Public Works...

A new Tiger leads 916th

Fritz Linsenmeyer had no intention of becoming a pilot -- not as a young boy watching his father work on airplanes, not as a college man told to visit a Navy recruiter. The colonel said he would have been satisfied...

United Way kicks off with Taste of hope

The sun was bright, and tents were packed. Lines wrapped around corners for tiny bites of the best food in town. It looked like a carnival, but the Taste of Wayne County had something else to offer -- a chance...

Mount Olive approves new restrictions on business signs

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Planning Board approved a proposed ordinance Tuesday that would puts new limits on business signs in town if eventually passed by town commissioners. The ordinance would prohibit off-premises signs within the town limits or...

'Night Out' called a success

A record 2,000 people turned out for the 24th annual National Night Out event held 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 7 at Herman Park, Goldsboro police Cpl. Teresa Cox said. The event featured food, games and entertainment from a variety...

Public record

Gunshot damages Felicia Jones of West Oak Street reported she heard gunshots after midnight and later found $500 worth of gun-caused damage to her Mitsubishi Galant. Neighbors Shonta Edwards and Shontelle Poole also reported damages to their apartments caused by...