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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Accident Investigation Board to release F-15E crash findings

Air Force officials are set to release the results of the Accident Investigation Board from the July 18 crash of a Seymour Johnson Air Force Base F-15E Strike Eagle that killed two 4th Fighter Wing officers via an Air Combat...

WCPS students prepare, collect food for needy

During this time of Thanksgiving, students and staff in Wayne County Public Schools are finding ways to reach out to those in need. Earlier this week, Meadow Lane Elementary School students prepared around 125 bag lunches for the Community Soup...

Lights up in Goldsboro

It now officially looks like Christmas in downtown Goldsboro. More than 1,500 people gathered Tuesday night for the annual holiday lighting ceremony. "Snow" flurries drifted through the chilly air as Mayor Al King counted down to the big moment and...

Director offers look ahead to 2010 vote

Although his opinion might be considered a bit biased, state Board of Elections Executive Director Gary Bartlett is confident that North Carolina's election system is among the most efficient. "I think we've got one of the best systems in...

Man, 30, charged with child offense

A Dudley man is being held under a $1 million secured bond for an alleged first-degree sex offense with a 5-year-old girl he knew, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. David Arron Roberts, 30, of Emmaus Church Road, is...

WCC names new vice president

One of two vice president vacancies at Wayne Community College due to retirement has been filled, officials announced Tuesday night. Retiring Jan. 1 will be Ken Ritt, vice president for educational support services, and Roy White, vice president for...

WCC adding two programs, dropping one

The Wayne Community College board of trustees has approved the addition of two new health-related programs, to be added over the next two years. Board member Veda McNair, representing the curriculum committee, recommended the programs -- medical laboratory technology...

Local churches show support for MOC's mission, donate heavily

MOUNT OLIVE -- Local members of Free Will Baptist churches in Wayne County donated more than $86,000 to Mount Olive College this year at the annual college recognition dinner. The estimated 300 attendees at the dinner donated more than...

Man arrested for attempted murder

A man sought for the stabbing of a former girlfriend on Park Road near Seven Springs has been caught in Richmond County, authorities said late Tuesday. Wayne County Sheriff's Office Det. Sgt. Rick Farfour, the lead investigator in the case,...