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Friday, September 21, 2007

Mount Olive Chief starts work

News-Argus/Bobby Williams New Mount Olive police Chief Ralph Schroeder answers a radio call. Schroeder, a former Seymour Johnson Air Force Base airman, was recently named to the post full-time after serving as acting chief after the departure of Emmett...

Officials don't think Duplin will get landing field nod

Local officials don't think it's likely to be selected, but the Angola Bay game lands, which straddle southern Duplin County and northern Pender County, are on a new list of potential sites being considered by the Navy for its outlying...

Plane crashes into Clayton McCalls

A small single-engine plane crashed into McCall’s Bar-B-Que & Seafood Restaurant on U.S. 70 in downtown Clayton today at about 10 a.m. — an hour before the lunch rush was to start. Co-owner Randy McCall said there were only...

New job, same duty: Mount Olive chief starts work

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ralph Schroeder might have left Wayne County in the late 1970s had a local woman not "stolen" his heart. He would have moved from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base back to his Ohio hometown. He would not...

Volunteers spent their week busy with caring

Using everything from paint to puppies, Wayne County volunteers rolled up their sleeves and opened their wallets this week to make their community a better place as part of the United Way and Volunteer Wayne/RSVP Days of Caring event. One...

Summit on area youths set for next weekend

Smart Choices for Youth, Inc. and Wayne County Public Schools are joining forces to sponsor a Youth Violence Awareness Summit on Sept. 29 at Goldsboro High School. The event will run from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and will feature...

Chili Cook-Off to benefit Soup Kitchen gearing up

Preparations for the Chili Cook-Off to raise money for the Community Soup Kitchen are advancing, with a number of teams already entered and getting their ingredients ready for a "hot time in the old town" Saturday. The Red Menace, Hoppin'...

Public record

Windows shot out Police report vehicles belonging to the city of Goldsboro had windows shot out with an unknown weapon. The front passenger window of a 1992 Ford Taurus had its window shattered, causing $200 in damage, city employee Marion...