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Thursday, July 2, 2009

County's wait begins for news on final budget

Wayne County entered the new fiscal year Wednesday with a $157.6 million budget that is already frozen -- all capital, all jobs until further notice. Hammered by shrinking revenues -- sales tax receipts are expected to be down by...

Storm blasts through area

Wayne County residents in the Rosewood and Belfast communities got a bit of a nasty surprise Wednesday night as a line of thunderstorms moved across the area. Beginning shortly after 6 p.m., reports of downed trees and power lines...

336th's mission: Taking care of those fighting below

BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan -- As members of the 336th Fighter Squadron make their way toward the airfield at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, a sign on the last door they pass through tells them all they need to know. "The...

Public record

Shingles stolen Greensboro resident Mark McCall reported Tuesday that 20 bundles of tweed-colored shingles were stolen from a construction site in the 1800 block of Maple Street, Goldsboro police said. Vending machine toppled Hilda Bedford, an employee of Creative Sewing,...

Reporting from Bagram, it's Ken Fine

News-Argus reporter Ken Fine has been in Afghanistan this week, talking to the men and women of SJAFB's 336th Rocketeers serving in that corner of the world. For video greetings from the airmen to family and friends back here in...