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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Rest of the Rocketeers return from war

Another group of 336th Rocketeers returned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base a few moments ago to an emotional crowd of family, friends and fellow airmen. Hundreds more returned early Tuesday morning. For the complete story, see Thursday's News-Argus....

City talks rec center ... again

The same economic climate that prompted the Goldsboro City Council to put the recreation center reconstruction project on hold in January has created an opportunity to build the facility for much less, officials said during a pre-council meeting work session....

Planning Board looks at change to process for plat OK

Wayne County's subdivision plat approval process would more closely mirror that used by the city of Goldsboro and county Planning Director Connie Price would wield more authority over the process should county commissioners agree to changes to the county's...

Town sewer work nearly completed

PIKEVILLE -- Pikeville residents will soon see an end to some of their street woes. Tyndall Lewis, of McDavid Associates, told the town board on Tuesday night that the town's sewer project should be finished next month. "Really, in the...

More troops on their way home

Family and friends wait for loved ones at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base early Tuesday as hundreds of airmen from the 336th Rocketeers returned home from Afghanistan. More than 100 airmen who did not return Tuesday with their comrades are...

Duplin weighs hospital lease bid

KENANSVILLE - The Duplin County commissioners will seek further legal counsel before moving forward with a proposal to lease Duplin General Hospital to another health care system, board members decided Tuesday. "Let's do it right to start with, rather than...

Toyota makes donation to WCC

Automotive students at Wayne Community College received an estimated $25,000 worth of state-of-the-art training aids this week, courtesy of Southeast Toyota Distributors based in Florida. Joseph Smith Jr., service training specialist, visited the college to make the presentation on...

Public record

Death investigations The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is investigating three deaths reported between Friday and Sunday according to reports. No suspicion of foul play has been reported by deputies in any of the cases. The reports included: *On Friday morning,...

Talley Trio set to perform in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Talley Trio family is coming to town this month as part of the Mount Olive College Recital Series, and a group of local performers is getting into the southern gospel groove to back them up....

Dial-a-Teacher program resumes

Dial-A-Teacher, a free homework help hotline, has resumed operation for the 2009-10 school year. This service, sponsored by the Wayne County Public Library, Friends of the Library and Wayne County Public Schools, has been available to students in need...