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Thursday, January 19, 2006

Fighter Squadron Deployment

Air Force photo Capt. Paul Siegler and 1st Lt. Kyle Meyer of the 336th Fighter Squadron prepare for take off this morning for deployment to Southwest Asia in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. Seymour Johnson Air Force...

Reporting for duty

After-burners lit up the night sky just after 3:30 this morning as the first deploying F-15E Strike Eagles left Seymour Johnson Air Force Base for Southwest Asia in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Prior to entering the cockpit, officers and...

They've earned their As

The Golden A awards, given annually to restaurants and foodstands that earned 95 percent or higher throughout the year, were presented to 135 recipients Tuesday night at the Wayne Center. It was the eighth year for the awards program, based...

Commission hears list of school needs

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County commissioners acknowledged the county school system's five-year facility needs list Monday, but not without a dissenting vote. The list is a collection of wants, not needs, dissenting commissioner Larry Howard said. The list contains the board...

Committee looks at consolidating county services

Consolidation of water, sewer and other utility services in Wayne County would require cooperation from all the organizations involved, said the executive director of the Eastern Carolina Council of Governments. Larry Moolenaar spoke Wednesday to a meeting of the county...

Public records

Mobile home fire A malfunctioning heater was blamed Wednesday night for a fire that caused about $1,500 in damages to a mobile home at 551 Watery Branch Church Road, a fire official said. The unidentified occupants escaped the fire in...

Condemnation proceedings expected to continue in Princeton

PRINCETON -- Princeton is expected to continue condemnation proceedings against three dilapidated buildings. Police Chief Eddie Lewis said Tuesday that the town's attorney, Robert Spence Jr. of Smithfield, was beginning the paperwork against properties at 640 Dr. Donnie Jones Boulevard,...

West promoted to captain in Goldsboro Police Department

From staff reports Michael D. West, a 14-year veteran with the Goldsboro Police Department, has been promoted to captain, Chief Tim Bell announced Wednesday. West replaced Glenn Barnes, who retired recently. West, who specializes in collision reconstruction, joined the department...

Black history artifacts sought

From staff reports The Goldsboro-Wayne branch of the NAACP will sponsor a black history exhibit at the Wayne County Museum throughout the month of February. Memorabilia and artifacts, including photographs, newspaper clippings, books, clothing or other significant items are being...