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Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Guests from Japan at SJAFB

Photo submitted / 4FW Senior Airman Micky Bazaldua Col. Toru Ota from the Japan Air Self Defense Force listens to Tech. Sgt. Rickey Nolte explain equipment used to maintain the F-15E Strike Eagle during a visit to the flight...

Japanese Air Force colonel takes a look at Strike Eagle

Japanese and American fighter pilots battled in the skies just above the North Carolina coastline earlier this week before joining forces to "bomb" the lighthouse at Cape Hatteras -- but it was all in good fun. Six officers from Japan's...

Mount Olive board says 'no' to new complex

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Planning Board on Tuesday denied a request by contractor John T. Bell to build low-income apartments next to Carver Elementary School. The board voted not to refer Bell's special request for a special use...

Two county students named Park Scholars

Two area students have been selected as Park Scholars by North Carolina State University for fall 2007. The awards are valued at about $59,000 for in-state residents and $107,000 for out-of-state students. Nicole Antoinette Mack and Nida Waheed were among...

WC students' artwork on display at mall

The center corridor of Berkeley Mall is being converted into an art gallery this week to showcase work from hundreds of Wayne County's top art students. The annual Wayne County Public Schools Art Exhibition is scheduled through the weekend. More...

Commission, school board meet to talk about funding plan

KENANSVILLE -- One of Duplin County Board of Commissioners Chairman David Fussell's favorite props these days is a bag full of 79 pennies that he carries in his briefcase. And for the past month or so, whenever budget questions have...

Lack of quorum delays Planning Board decisions

The Wayne County Planning Board couldn't hold its meeting Tuesday night because less than half of its members were unable to attend. Although Chairman George Aycock, Arthur Bowden and Jo Ann Summerlin were ready to conduct business, the four remaining...

Vision Van stop set for March 24

The Lion's Foundation Vision Van will be at the Goldsboro Wal-Mart from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Vision screenings will be free and Spanish interpreters will be on hand. The van's visit to Goldsboro is being sponsored...

Public record

Investigations Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *Marcus Antwan McKinnon reported Tuesday while he was walking in the 500 block of East Walnut Street someone pulled up beside him in their car and shot him in the face. McKinnon, 28,...

Services on Aging NYC trip planned

The Wayne County Services on Aging is sponsoring a trip to New York City May 18-21. The trip will cost $630 per person and include four days and three nights of sight-seeing and include a Broadway show. A $150 deposit...