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Thursday, December 13, 2007

Flag carried by SJAFB's "Rocketeers" will fly over Wayne schools

Photo submitted Rosewood High School students raise a flag flown during combat missions in Afghanistan by members of the 4th Fighter Wing. The flag will be flown at various schools around the county. For more information see Flag carried...

Farmers suffered losses for 2007

To say 2007 was bad for Wayne County farmers would be putting it mildly. Rather, with the losses totaling in the tens-of-millions of dollars, county Cooperative Extension agriculture agent Kevin Johnson said it's looking to be one of the worst...

Dog gets 'dangerous' billing

A German shepherd that mauled a 4-year-old Goldsboro boy will be labeled dangerous by a law that is apparently seldom used in the city, police say. Nathan Barry, 4, was mauled by a dog that belongs to Alexander Height Jr....

Children still need help for holidays

With just two days until the annual Christmas party to distribute gifts to needy children in the county, the Empty Stocking Fund has only met half of this year's goal. On Saturday morning, more than 650 children are expected to...

Butterfield: Landing field site is mentioned in bill

The odds of the U.S. Navy locating its outlying landing field in Washington County decreased dramatically Wednesday as the U.S. House of Representatives approved an annual defense authorization bill that eliminates the site from future consideration. "The House has taken...

Public record

Thefts *Everett Glenn of East Ash Street reported Tuesday that three 25-foot sections of copper gutter downspouts worth $450 total were stolen from Daniels Memorial United Methodist Church, police said. *Brian Whitt of Mechanicsville told police that some broke out...

Teens charged in pizza robbery

Four area men face charges for luring a Domino's Pizza employee to an abandoned home and robbing her, a detective said. Wayne County Sheriff's Detective Rick Farfour said four teen-agers and a juvenile made threats they would use a gun...

Mount Olive leadership program deadline December 21

The deadline to register for the Leadership Mount Olive program is Dec. 21. The program is a six-month enterprise, aimed at developing community leaders. Meetings will be held on the second Wednesday of each month, from 8 a.m. until 4...

Flag carried in Afghanistan now flying over Wayne County schools

The flag now waving outside Rosewood High School had previously been flown in an F-15E Strike Eagle during a combat mission over Afghanistan. Staff sergeant Leslie Williams, a volunteer coach for Rosewood Youth Sports and a member of the 33h...

DGDC board discusses upcoming year

The Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. Board of Directors met Wednesday to discuss past events and ones to come. The organization held a gala last Friday night to show their support for Preservation North Carolina. PNC is a private, nonprofit statewide...