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Friday, July 11, 2008

Change in command

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Col. Alan Northrup, left, talks with Lt. Col. Travis Willis during a recent farewell dinner in one of the base’s hangars. Northrup relinquished command July 11 of the 4th Fighter Wing Maintenance Group as he ends his...

North Duplin parents speak against closing

CALYPSO -- Storm clouds gathered over the Calypso Fire Station Thursday night while inside the mood darkened as a standing-room-only crowd of about 350 North Duplin Jr.-Sr. High School supporters protested the Duplin Board of Education's decision to consolidate North...

4th MXG Commander Col. Alan Northrup stands down

Alan Northrup would rather not talk about his upcoming assignment. The Air Force colonel simply has too much to say about the one he will be leaving this morning. So as he prepared for today's ceremony on Seymour Johnson Air...

County approves Code Red warning system

It doesn't appear that Hurricane Bertha that is now rumbling around in the Atlantic Ocean will pose any threat to North Carolina. But within the next few months when bad weather or manmade disaster threatens, Wayne County residents will have...

Public record

Robbed, terrorized Goldsboro police are investigating a first degree burglary and armed robbery on North William Street. The victim, William E. Woxblom, said he was awakened from sleep around 3 a.m. Thursday by a knocking at the door. He said...

U.S. 70 Corridor Commission seeks state recognition

Becoming sanctioned by North Carolina as an official state commission would be a significant step in the development of the U.S. 70 Corridor Commission, its members said Thursday. Meeting at the Wayne County Public Schools Central Office, commission members agreed...

STOP the Funeral prayer walk to be held Staurday

The members of the STOP the Funeral Initiative will hold their second annual prayer walk Saturday at 8 a.m., starting at Fairview Park. The event is intended to draw attention to the need for the Goldsboro community to come together...

Habitat is looking for food for volunteers

Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro Wayne announced Tuesday that a youth group from New Jersey be workng on Stephens Street, Monday through Friday. Habitat officials said the group has worked on houses for several years now, and each year, volunteers...