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Friday, October 21, 2011

Obama: US troops coming home from Iraq by year's end

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base officials say they do not yet know whether local airmen are among those coming home from Iraq by the end of the year, but if President Barack Obama's announcement that all U.S. troops are on...

AAR CEO: Training will help fill jobs

The announcement Thursday morning that 100 new employees will be added to the 379 already at AAR's Goldsboro facility was greeted by local leaders as welcomed news not only for the company, but for the community as well. What isn't...

Candlelight vigil honors domestic abuse victims

The message of the first-ever candlelight vigil for domestic violence victims in Wayne County came alive Thursday with the testimony of a former victim, Michi. Tears streamed down her face as she told those gathered how she had grown up...

Child care program gets grant

The child care center at Wayne Community College has been chosen a Model Early Learning Center, and will serve as a prototype for other centers around the county in promoting exercise and better nutrition among the preschool set. The $13,000...

Bird-er patrol helps to protect air base's jet fleet

Molly and Topsie bided their time -- allowing a flock of ducks and geese to land, uninterrupted, on one of a handful of ponds located within Goldsboro's Constructed Wetlands. But as soon as the birds came into view, the mother...

County manager: Amendment has zero net effect on budget

A story published on the front page of Monday's News-Argus incorrectly listed the reason why Wayne County commissioners would be asked to make a $1.9 million amendment to the county budget. The amendment, which was approved at the board's Tuesday...