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Friday, June 5, 2009

Details are few on H1N1 infection

Details on the case of swine flu diagnosed this week at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base remain sparse, with health officials saying they cannot completely identify where the patient is located and if there are others in his immediate family...

Residents speak out about transportation concerns

Rebecca Bevell of Mar Mac was among the people at Thursday night's long-range transportation planning workshop who were concerned about how a proposed extension of Interstate 795 through southern Wayne County would affect their property. Ms. Bevell left with...

Capital budget set for county

Wayne County stands about a 95 percent chance of accomplishing all of the work on its $9.2 million capital improvement plan during the next budget year despite the economic slowdown, County Manager Lee Smith said. Many of the projects...

Author: Don't worry; recovery will come

The country's greatest economic downturn since the Great Depression might be waning, but it's going to take time, says the author of a book on the subject. Whitney Tilson was still finishing up segments of his book "More Mortgage Meltdown...

Vice commander takes his final flight

Jack DeBree wore a mischievous grin as he waited for his father, Dan, to make his way out of one of the F-15Es that landed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Thursday. At 7 years old, he might not quite...

Be ready for the storm

Before you roll up your sleeves and start any storm proofing projects, be sure to spend some time with your insurance agent. Having an agent from the company your home is insured by roll up his or her sleeves and...

Public record

Armed robbery Joseph Herring of Jones Turner Road, Mount Olive, told Goldsboro police he was robbed at gunpoint at Quality Inn & Suites on Corporate Drive on Thursday just after 10 p.m. The suspect took a wallet from Herring containing...

Sheriff's deputy let go after recent DWI arrest

A part-time deputy was asked to resign Wednesday evening for allegedly driving while intoxicated, Sheriff's Office officials said. Patti Enloe had worked with the Sheriff's Office as a part-time bailiff and jail worker since about March, Maj. Ray Smith...