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Thursday, August 30, 2007

Saying goodbye - SJAFB airmen head overseas

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Airman 1st Class Brett Merrell spends a few minutes with his wife, Rachel, and 1-year-old son Merlin shortly before more than 30 members of the 4th Fighter Wing Security Forces Squadron deployed to Southwest Asia Wednesday afternoon...

State agency denies Club 55 alcohol permit

Club 55 will not be able to sell beer. The North Carolina Alco-holic Beverage Control Com-mission in Raleigh denied a beer application Wednesday submitted by Randy Mills, 49, of Mills Road. Mills, a Wayne County resident, is the owner of...

Victim's father speaks out on Dail case

It was 2:30 on a warm early autumn morning in 1987. A 12-year-old girl was alone in her bed, while her mother and brother slept just a few feet away. All of a sudden an unknown man slashed her screen...

County scores in, down for SAT

The number of students taking the SAT test in 2007 increased across the county, state and nation, although the actual scores have gone down. The SAT -- Scholastic Aptitude Test -- measures the preparedness of students for college. Scores for...

Building, grounds director resigns

With several capital projects in the works, Monday was probably not the best time for longtime Wayne County building and grounds director Brandt Brown to resign, but county Manager Lee Smith said he was confident that he and the rest...

Most days, Pepsi, but Friday, dad delivers son

John Maddox spends each day delivering Pepsi products around Wayne County. But that doesn't mean he was prepared Friday when his son, Christian Elijah, decided he could not wait for the hospital. John delivered his new baby boy at home....

Ministers, others gather to talk about violence

For some teens, 100 is not an age they are concerned with. They just want to make it to 25. And those gathered for the Stop the Funeral Initiative supporters' luncheon this week said drugs, violence and other problems must...

Lost payment checks shut down water for customers

The numbers weren't overwhelming, but for the families in the Fork Township Sanitary District who came home Wednesday to find their water cut off -- despite having paid their water bills -- it was a frustrating afternoon. "They didn't get...

Red Cross announces Bloodmobile schedule

Here is the September Bloodmobile schedule for the Wayne County chapter of the American Red Cross: Sept. 4: St. Stephen's Epis-copal church from 2 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11: Red Cross chapter, 600 N. George St., from 2 to 6:30...

Public record

Thefts Stacy Aldine Thigpen Jr. reported someone stole a weedeater, edger and lawn sweeper and lawn sweeper, all valued at $810, from a trailer parked in the 1900 block of O'Berry Road, Dudley. Vandalism A Goldsboro woman reported someone painted...