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Monday, December 3, 2007

Families watch for jets

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Nadine Eovine points to the sky as a group of F-15E fighter jets from the 336th Fighter Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base pass overhead, saying to her twin 4-year old daughters, Samantha, left, and Charlotte,...

State legislators take look at water use, annexation

Just because the state General Assembly is currently out of session, that doesn't mean local legislators aren't still focused on the myriad of issues and concerns facing North Carolina. Included among those are the drought and involuntary annexation -- just...

Bryan will sit for last time today at council

Jimmy Bryan has half of a Goldsboro City Council meeting left. And after tonight, there will be no more "Materbaby" references -- a term that Bryan says is "a long story." "It was a nickname that we use in my...

Jobless rate holds steady for October

Wayne County's unemployment rate remained unchanged from September to October, holding steady at 4.6 percent -- even with the state average. "That's steady as she goes," said Bill Pate, manager of the Goldsboro branch of the N.C. Employment Security Com-mission....

Love at their first sight: Families wait along flight line

Samantha Eovine spent much of her walk to the flight line counting F-15Es. "There's a million," she said. "One, two, three ... " But when the 4-year-old reached a group of friends and family members huddled behind a white line...

Commission will pick new leaders Tuesday

With the selection of a new chairman and vice chairman on Tuesday's schedule, the agenda for the county Board of Commissioners first meeting of the month is otherwise fairly light. Currently John Bell is serving as chairman and Bud Gray...

O'Berry/Cherry join forces to relaunch holiday parade

After a more than 25-year absence, O'Berry Neuro-Medical Treatment Center will have a holiday parade this year. Dr. Frank Farrell, O'Berry director, said the last parade he can recall the center holding was in 1979 or 1980. "It used to...

Teen club opening at Boys and Girls Club

Goldsboro will get a teen club beginning Tueseday at the Boys & Girls Club. Teen Director Willemina Williams at the club at 1401 Royall Avenue said she was touched by the pleas of teenagers who asked permission from the City...

Dillard teacher visiting Arabia

A Wayne County Public Schools' teacher has been selected to travel to the Middle East to cultivate greater awareness and understanding of the region and its education system. Kay Brimmage, media coordinator at Dillard Middle School, was one of 25...