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Monday, December 24, 2007

Merry Christmas from the Rocketeers

Photo submitted Lt. Col. Eugene McFeely, commander of the 336th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, sits atop his Strike Eagle. For more information see A Christmas card from Afghanistan....

A Christmas card from Afghanistan

Robert Allison is the name that has been missing from a scorecard inside a Goldsboro bowling alley for months now. Phillip Butche is the cheer you won’t hear on Sunday when friends gather to watch a football game. Rodney...

Bypass to take 22 lots on route

More convenient trips from Goldsboro to the coast — and to Raleigh — are the reasons officials give for building the U.S. 70 Goldsboro bypass. But for 22 Goldsboro area homes and trailers and the Amerigas location on North...

Library reveals survey results

As the Wayne County Public Library Board of Directors begins planning for 2008 and beyond, county residents have said they would like to see more books, programs and other resources for patrons of all ages, as well as an...

Pickle drop will benefit food bank

MOUNT OLIVE — Mt. Olive Pickle Co. will team up with the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina during the company’s 2007 New Year’s Eve Pickle Drop. People attending the ninth annual event this year are asked...

Habitat for Humanity families are guests at Christmas party

Crystal Robbins still can’t believe she will soon have a home of her own. “It’s like a dream. I keep asking, are we really getting a house? My oldest has been waiting for his own room for the longest...

Public records

House fire FREMONT -- An early morning fire at 305 North Street in Fremont put itself out before any damage occurred to the apartment. Fremont Fire Chief Don Wilkins said the alarm went off at 6:07 a.m., but by the...

Gas prices lower in eastern N.C.

Officials at AAA Carolinas in Charlotte expected the holiday gasoline prices to drop after Thanksgiving but still remain 30 percent above the cost per gallon last Christmas. Eastern North Carolina prices are below those in the western part of the...