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Monday, September 4, 2006

Col. Kwast will take over 4th Fighter Wing Thursday

The 4th Fighter Wing will mark the end of an era -- and welcome the beginning of a new one -- at a formal change of command ceremony Thursday on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Col. Mike Holmes will pass...

Some roads in Duplin still closed, but waters going down

Water on the roadways in Duplin County is receding, but cleanup and rescue crews are still assisting where needed, including a local team deployed to help in Pender County, officials said this morning. Several roads remain closed by the Department...

Family at first sight

Frances and Christian Shaw fell in love with their children before they even met them. They already had three of their own -- Conner, 8, Andrew, 6, and Noah, 3 -- highly anticipated and loved before they came into the...

Parents can help reduce childhood fatalities

Parents who have lost a child are urged to join a Wayne County organization whose goal is to learn how to prevent childhood deaths. The purpose of the Wayne County Community Child Fatality Prevention Team is to examine early childhood...

Sutlers sought for next battle at Goldsborough Bridge site

At the next reenactment of the Battle of Goldsborough Bridge, there will be more than gunfire and cannon sounds. Soldiers and visitors will be able to experience a little of what shopping was like in the 19th centry. Waynesborough Historical...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Donna Carter Mynatt reported someone she knew aimed a rifle at her as she backed out of the driveway. She stated the suspect also left a voicemail on her home phone...

WCC business start-up seminar

The Business and Industry Center of Wayne Community College will offer the free seminar "How to Start A Business," on Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. in room 101 of the Walnut Building. Call 735-5151, ext. 334 to pre-register by...

Duplin County Library pushes library card signup this month

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Library system is holding a campaign to sign up first-time library patrons in observance of September as Library Card Sign-up Month. During September the American Library Association and libraries across the state will be reminding...

Virtual books available at county library

A "virtual library" is now available for avid readers without having to leave home. Wayne County Public Library has added a database that allows for access to thousands of books, both in print and audio format, simply by getting on-line....

ECU professor to deliver lecture on immigration

MOUNT OLIVE -- David Griffith, senior scientist and professor of anthropology at East Carolina University, will speak at the Lois K. Murphy Regional Center at Mount Olive College on Friday, Sept. 15, at 7:30 a.m. He will speak on "Best...

Ayden Collard Festival this week

AYDEN -- The annual Ayden Collard Festival will be held this week, starting with pageants today and continuing with food and entertainment through the weekend. The Junior Miss and Collard Queen pageants were to be held this evening, with rides...