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Wednesday, December 12, 2007

One year anniversary

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Not much more than a year ago, Col. Steve Kwast took command of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base’s 4th Fighter Wing. When he did, he brought with him a simple philosophy — be a father to the...

Kwast at SJAFB - more than a commander

Steve Kwast was not surprised when his 6-year-old daughter, Lilly, nudged her way to the front of the crowd gathered on the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base tarmac Dec. 2. It did not bother the colonel when that little girl...

Foundation sets 2007 schedule of performances

An Emmy award-winning composer who hails from Goldsboro will highlight the spring season for Wayne Community College Foundation, while the author of this year's "Wayne County Reads" selection is also scheduled to speak at the college, officials recently announced. Velton...

Seniors honored for efforts with volunteer program

A capacity crowd gathered at O'Berry Center Tuesday to pay tribute to retirees serving in WAGES' Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion programs around the county. WAGES, Wayne Action Group for Economic Solvency, celebrated the 35th anniversary of the Foster Grandparent...

Commission eyes projects for teens

There is nothing to do in Goldsboro if you are a teen. That's what commission member and Eastern Wayne High School junior Ebony Hagans said again at Tuesday night's Recreation and Parks Advisory Commission meeting. It seems to be a...

Duplin ponders housing standards

KENANSVILLE -- With the goal of improving the county's appearance and its potential for future growth, the Duplin County Board of Commissioners entertained two ideas last week -- strengthening the county's minimum housing code and starting work on a countywide...

Public record

Walgreens robbed The Walgreens on Wayne Memorial Drive was robbed by armed men on Monday night, city police say. Walgreens employees told police that three black males entered the store and demanded money, police said. One employee said she was...