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Thursday, August 6, 2009

Anderson critiques county's planning decision

Commissioner Andy Anderson Tuesday morning lambasted his fellow Wayne County board members for hasty actions taken without discussion and hinted that an unnamed few are attempting to control and manage the board. In addition, he said, there are too...

How many pages is health care bill?

Two reams of paper. One thousand and eighteen pages. Twelve thousand, two hundred and sixteen lines of text. And that's not even the final version. For 51 minutes Frank Drohan listened to his printer spit out pages, and at...

In their city's prayers

Andrea Schaub fought off tears as she addressed the crowd of 100-plus that gathered outside Goldsboro City Hall this morning to honor two of her comrades who died July 18 in Afghanistan. The Air Force technical sergeant did not know...

Hooks wins county wheat crop contest

Northern Wayne farmer Steve Hooks was tired of finishing third place. For the past few years, Hooks has taken third in the Wayne County Wheat Yield Contest, but this year Hooks captured first place with 98.15 bushels per acre....

Fugitive from N.J. apprehended in city

The U.S. Marshals Service used the help of Goldsboro and Wayne County Sheriff's Office lawmen on Wednesday morning to seize a fugitive from New Jersey, authorities said. Kaches Cuttino, 36, was wanted for attempted murder in Newark, N.J., local...

Goldsboro honors fallen airmen

If you missed the service honoring fallen Air Force captains Mark "Pitbull" McDowell and Thomas "Lag" Gramith, watch it here on newsargus.com. The airmen were killed July 18 when their fighter jet went down in the Afghan desert....