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Thursday, August 3, 2006

Remembering a Hero

AP Photo/Rocky Mount Telegram, Jason Ivester Mourning together: K-9 Linda jumps into Wayne County Sheriff's Office Dep. Randy Thompson's arms as "Taps" is played during a memorial service Wednesday outside City Hall in Rocky Mount for Danny, a Rocky...

Shelter plan will get close look

Unless private contributions to a new Wayne County animal shelter increase dramatically over the next few months, the shelter that is eventually built might not meet the expectations of animal rights supporters who say the existing shelter is inadequate. County...

Seymour Johnson AFB receives $57M for projects

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base will receive $57 million this year for various projects, as appropriations committees from both the U.S. House and Senate allocated nearly $664 million to military installations in North Carolina in their recently reported 2007 fiscal...

For retiring colonel, 'It's all about the people'

Col. Leonard Coleman has carried the same piece of paper in his back pocket for more than 20 years. It reads, "It's the people. It's the people. It's the people ... It's the people." Coleman said the folded loose leaf,...

Demo team flying today

Wondering what all the noise was all about today? The roar that crossed through Goldsboro skies this morning might be back this afternoon. Officials from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base said the F-15 E Strike Eagle Demonstration Team practiced this...

Three arrested for break-ins around area

Three Goldsboro men have been arrested in connection with a rash of break-ins in the Rosewood community, including vandalism to a church, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office announced today. Murphy Frank Bode of Mary Lane, Brian Russell Sawkiw of Peggy...

Local dancers get chance to learn from professionals

Forty-six students from four Goldsboro dancing studios are getting the opportunity to study with New York professionals. LazarBalletnyc is in week two of an intensive work session for students from the Academy of Performing Arts, Artistic Dance Academy, Goldsboro School...

County building permits issued

The Wayne County Building Inspections Department issued 59 building permits in July, and all but three were for residential work. One was the 7,796-square-foot Wal-Mart project in Mount Olive at a construction cost of almost $6.3 million. The other two...

Public records

Burglary reported A 17-year-old Dudley woman said she was awakened early this morning by two subjects who attempted to get into her home through a bedroom window. Tabitha Glaspie of Atlanta Drive said the two men raised the bedroom window...