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Friday, April 14, 2006

Eagle eye view - from the skies of Iraq

USAF Photo/Staff Sgt. Joshua Strang An F-15E Strike Eagle from the 336th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron gets refueled by a KC-135T from the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron over Southwest Asia on April 11. The F-15 is from Seymour Johnson...

GHS principal says meeting with state was success

A meeting between state and local education officials at Goldsboro High School on Thursday was positive, the school's principal said. Two representatives from the Department of Public Instruction visited the school as part of the state's focus on improving low-performing...

SJAFB airmen share stories from the sky

For airmen from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, stationed halfway around the world in support of Operation Iraqi Enduring Freedom, it is the little things about home that they miss most. Four members of the 4th Fighter Wing spoke by...

Officials continue push for U.S. 70 corridor

Jones County will be a member of the Highway 70 Corridor Commission, but its representatives say the county will not be able to contribute any money to further the effort. But that doesn't mean the counties involved in the coalition...

No problems on first day of early voting

Thursday was a day of firsts for the Wayne County Board of Elections -- the first day of early one-stop voting for residents and the first time voters could use the county's new voting machines. It was also the first...

Investigators looking for clues in robberies

Local law enforcement officers are continuing their investigation into armed robberies of the Fremont liquor store and two convenience stores in northern Wayne County -- but for now, they are finding few leads in the cases. "We're still working on...

Sue Howell chosen as top local Realtor

Sue Howell of Prudential The McMillen Real Estate Group had a special guest with her at the podium as she accepted the 2006 Realtor of the Year honor Thursday night. Two-year-old Elizabeth greeted her grandmother with a big hug...

Public records

4 people injured in crash identified The four people involved in a two-vehicle collision Thursday at the U.S. 117 bypass and Hooks River Road have been identified by Goldsboro police. One driver, Jose Santiago Lopez, 41, and his passengers, Lucy...

Conservation program deadline extended

The sign-up deadlines for both the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and the special CRP re-enrollment and extension opportunities have been extended until April 28, USDA's Farm Service Agency announced. FSA will evaluate offers based on cost and the Environmental Benefits...