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Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Saying Thanks

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Retired Navy Chief Petty Officer Willie Ray Starling salutes members of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office Color Guard as they march by during the Goldsboro Veterans Day parade Monday. For more information see Hundreds line streets to...

Strike Eagles will fly by Wednesday

A familiar sound will likely be back in Wayne County skies Wednesday. More than a week after Air Force officials grounded all non-critical F-15 flights, 4th Fighter Wing Commander Col. Steve Kwast said the E models housed at Seymour Johnson...

Man found shot in middle of the street

A Goldsboro man was found with a gunshot wound to the head on East Maple Street on Monday night, police said. Ricky Lee Burch, 33, of McLain Street, was found in the 1700 block of East Maple after police...

Officials watching farmland losses

Despite the development pressures that are beginning to be felt in Wayne County, nearly half of it is still farmland. But its an amount that some feel might soon begin decreasing. County Cooperative Extension Director Howard Scott said the...

Hundreds line streets to honor local veterans, and those long gone

Lynwood Sutherland approached Center Street alone Monday morning. The "buddies" he used to attend Goldsboro's annual Veterans Day parade with are no longer living, he said. So this year, he showed up to honor them. "It's hard going on sometimes,"...

Medicare drug plan signups scheduled for later this week

For Medicare recipients, Thursday will mark the beginning of the 2008 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan open enrollment period. Running until Dec. 31, it is a window of opportunity for people holding the Medicare Red, White and Blue Card --...

Schools celebrate week to remember education with activities, events

Schools across the county are participating in activities geared to recognize American Education Week. Wayne County Public Schools were not in session Monday in honor of Veterans Day, but the rest of the week will be centered around the National...

Public Record

Assault Alex Grant of Sandill Drive reported being stabbed in the back Saturday morning, investigators with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office said. Grant reported that four men came up to his home in a Toyota Camry and blew the horn...