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January 21, 2008 archives

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Monday, January 21, 2008

Airmen back from Afghanistan

Bobby Williams Family and friends cheer as news reaches them Sunday that their loved ones' plane had arrived late Saturday at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. For more information see Heroes' welcome....

Leaders gather to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Chilly temperatures didn't stop nearly 600 people from gathering at the Goldsboro Raleigh District Assembly Monday morning to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The 20th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast started out with a tribute to King. City...

NCDOT rejects request for signs for city

After spending the last few months looking at the number and location of signs directing travelers toward Goldsboro and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, state Department of Transportation officials have decided -- at least for now -- that there are...

Heroes' welcome

Saturday night was Christmas, New Year's and Thanksgiving rolled into one for more than 300 airmen from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and their families. The largest contingent of airmen from the base in nearly two years returned from duty...

Bell announces he will run to keep his commission seat

John Bell, who is in his second term on the Wayne County Board of Commissioners, has announced he plans to run for re-election during the May primary. Bell, a Democrat, was first elected in 2000 to represent District 3, which...

Radford takes job as SWHS principal

Veteran administrator Eddie Radford has been named principal at Southern Wayne High School, officials announced. Radford takes over for Tim Harrell, principal since 2006, who accepted a position as assistant principal at Princeton High School. His departure was reported last...

High school open houses

Wayne County public high schools will host several open house events for parents and students, ushering in the second semester of the school year. The open houses are scheduled for Wednesday from 3-5 p.m. at Spring Creek, Charles B. Aycock...