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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Too much rain has left tobacco crop uncertain

newsintern1@newsargus.com Wayne Sutton, co-owner of Sutton Brothers Incorporated in La Grange, conservatively estimates up to 30 percent of his tobacco crop has been lost due to heavy rain. That means a low-weight crop, thinner leaves and a slimmer paycheck when...

Foster center plans proposed

Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Director Scott Barnard presented the estimated cost for the new W.A. Foster set to be built at Mina Weil Park at a City Council work session Monday afternoon. The overall cost of the project was shown...

336th back in the sky

kfine@newsargus.com Three months after the Air Force stood down a third of its fighter jet fleet -- including Seymour Johnson Air Force Base's 336th Fighter Squadron -- the Rocketeers, and their comrades across Air Combat Command, were told they could,...

Wayne students get $22 million in scholarships

pmoore@newsargus.com The latest graduating class from Wayne County Public Schools has been awarded more than $22 million in scholarships and financial aid, officials announced. Nearly 1,200 students graduated from the district's eight high schools, earning approximately $5.7 million on one-time...