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Sunday, April 22, 2007

Living his dream - Goldsboro native flying F-15E Strike Eagle

James Jinnette was one of the dreamers -- jumping at the sound of hometown aircraft streaking overhead, vowing to become a fighter pilot like his heroes down the road at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. He was the 7-year-old little...

Albertson officially new president of Wayne Community College

It's official. Dr. Kay Albertson will be the fourth president of Wayne Community College effective July 1. The State Board of Community Colleges met at Wayne Community on Friday, unanimously approving Dr. Albertson's selection, which had been announced last month...

County will seek comment on comprehensive plan

On May 2, county residents will have the opportunity to help set the direction of Wayne County for the next 10 to 20 years. Faced with the need for a long-term plan addressing such issues as transportation, economic development,...

Mount Olive prepares for Pickle Festival

Nearly 60,000 free pickles were eaten at the North Carolina Pickle Festival in Mount Olive last year. And while that might seem like a lot, if this year's crowd matches or surpasses last year's total of about 20,000 on...

Princeton man faces charges in fatal accident

A Princeton man faces charges for allegedly pinning a friend against the exterior of his apartment with his car, fatally injuring him in February. James Holder, 29, of Barden Street, is scheduled to appear in Johnston County District Court at...

Former deputy starts over after DWI

Former Wayne County sheriff's Deputy William Young said the drunken driving charge he received in January after an accident in Edgecombe County was a low point in his life. But the ordeal that cost him his job at the Wayne...

Advocates looking to community for agenda

Advocates of Goldsboro and Wayne County hope Saturday marked a new beginning. The group wants residents to share their ideas on how build a better community for future generations -- and its members want that message to spread much farther...

Wayne Schools honor Stevens as Volunteer of the Year

Kenneth Stevens lives with physical challenges as the result of a workplace accident that nearly claimed his life a few years ago. But instead of giving in to the daily pain, he can be found helping where he is needed...

Duplin eyes money for schools in new budget

Despite the county school district's need for funds, Duplin County Manager Mike Aldridge isn't sure he can meet the Duplin County Board of Education's $12.3 million budget request. Board of Education members met with the county's finance committee Friday to...

Wayne County Superior Court

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Robbin Ann Campbell, 48, William Street, larceny, prayer for judgment, $337.50 fine and court costs. *Steven James Surface, 45, Arrow Point Drive, DWI, dismissed; reckless driving,...