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Friday, July 3, 2009

Cross-country flier makes stop here on historic flight

An unusual flight crew stopped for the night at the Goldsboro-Wayne Municipal Airport Thursday while on one of many legs of an historic trip from Compton, Calif., to Newport News, Va. Their plane, a single-engine prop with a red...

Out of Afghanistan

BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan -- Before our plane hit the Bagram Air Base runway, I saw Afghanistan as it has been portrayed in the media for the last several years. It was simply another war zone -- with no perspective...

Whaley officially will lead city FD

In September 1982, Gary Whaley was a young firefighter, just hired on to his first full-time job with the Goldsboro Fire Department. Thursday, he became the department's chief after serving as "acting chief" following the controversial resignation of his predecessor,...

Public record

Occupied home shot Mable Holloway, 75, of East Holly Street, reported a north window of her residence was shot with an unknown weapon on Wednesday afternoon, according to a Goldsboro police report. Ms. Holloway was uninjured, but police documented about...

Naturally, organics can be effective in anti-pest arsenal

After you've put in hours and hours of time making sure your flower garden is the prettiest in town or tending your garden so it will yield the freshest produce possible, you notice that something is eating away at your...