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Thursday, March 27, 2008

SJAFB locked down after abandoned car spotted

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Seymour Johnson Air Force Base was locked down this morning after officials found an abandoned car near the main gate. No threat was found, and the car was towed. For more information, please see tomorrow's Goldsboro News-Argus....

State of Wayne presented by chamber

Listening to the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce's 2008 State of the Community program Wednesday morning, Peter Appleton found himself feeling slightly disappointed. "I think this is all good," the Mount Olive College associate professor of agribusiness said about the...

Club 55 neighbors await decision

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Irate neighbors of a Hispanic culture-themed nightclub have until at least April 4 to hear if the club can sell beer, an official said. Two dozen people jammed into a Cherry Hospital basement conference room in January,...

Wayne Junior Livestock Show continues today at fairgrounds

Lucky might have made the biggest splash, but Wednesday evening belonged to a 6-month-old goat named Education and its exhibitor, Elizabeth Rowe. Dozens of spectators joined more than 30 young people ages 5-19 at the Wayne Regional Fairgrounds Wednesday night...

Jaycees seeking award nominations

The Goldsboro Jaycees are looking for a few good citizens. The Distinguished Service Awards are coming up, and nominations are currently being accepted for outstanding citizens in seven categories. The Outstanding Senior Citizen Award recognizes people over the age of...

Betty Kemp to be honored by Girl Scouts on May 8

Longtime Girl Scout volunteer Betty Kemp will be named a Woman of Distinction by the N.C. Coastal Pines Girl Scouts during a recognition banquet May 8 at the Goldsboro Country Club. Invitations are going out this week for the event....

Walnut Creek eyes 10-year plan

What will the Village of Walnut Creek will look like in 2018? Planning board members and Village Council members will soon be looking into the development of a 10-year plan for the village, they said at their meeting Wednesday night....

Georgia-Pacific blast probed

DUDLEY -- An explosion at a Georgia-Pacific wood processing plant means a safety investigation by the N.C. Department of Labor, a spokesman said. Sawdust in four remote collection bins at the facility exploded and caught fire around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday....

Public record

Wrench through window Rachel Brown reported someone threw a wrench through a $50 window at her home in the 3000 block of East Ash Street early on Wednesday morning, Goldsboro police said. Thefts reported *Joyce Ward of East Holly Street...