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Wednesday, September 3, 2008

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Suspects climb through window, force clerks into safe Police are investigating an armed robbery at the U.S. 70 West McDonald's that took place early on Tuesday morning, according to reports. At least three victims were forced into a cooler...

Price: It's time to redistrict schools

It is "high time" Wayne County tackled school redistricting, Wayne County Commissioner Atlas Price Jr. said Tuesday. He also voiced concerns during the commissioners' meeting that athletics are being allowed to supplant the classroom and that people think new...

Motorcycle ride will raise money for domestic violence victims

A motorcycle ride to raise awareness -- and funds -- for domestic violence will be held in Goldsboro Sept. 13. KC's third annual "Ride Without Fear" originated after a local woman's friend was found murdered at the hand of...

Reliance may not be coming to Kinston

By MATTHEW WHITTLE Assistant News Editor Reliance Industries, which announced earlier this summer plans to bring more than 200 jobs to Lenoir County, may not be coming after all. An official from the India-based company, which was opening its first...

City decides to use $250,000 grant for recreation center

The city of Goldsboro will receive $395,617 in Community Development Block Grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development this year, and $257,151 of that will go toward the new Community Recreation Center, City Council members...

F-15E Strike Eagles to be evacuated

By Thursday evening, the 4th Fighter Wing's fleet of F-15E Strike Eagles will no longer grace the flight line at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base -- for a few days, anyway. Wing officials confirmed this morning that an evacuation...

Warrant officer suspended

A Goldsboro warrant officer has been suspended for allegedly assaulting his wife in an incident that happened Monday, police Chief Tim Bell said today. Arian Southerland, who has been working in the warrants division for the past few months...

New buildings on SJAFB will be ready for new squadron, personnel by June 2009

Construction projects associated with Base Realignment and Closure Commission recommendations are well under way on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, and by this time next year, all three facilities associated with them are expected to be complete. News-Argus/Greg Sousa...