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Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Chiefs back from Bagram

Hundreds of members of the 335th Chiefs returned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base shortly after 5 p.m., marking the end of a four-month stint at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. For complete coverage of the homecoming, including photos, interviews with family...

Nursing home maintenance chief charged

A Dudley man who worked as the maintenance director at a local nursing home has been charged with fencing power tools from Britthaven of Goldsboro on Wayne Memorial Drive.Bernard Keith Upchurch, 48, of Herring Road, Dudley was charged with felony...

Tax deadline is today

Wayne County residents have until 5 p.m. today to pay their 2009 county property taxes without having a penalty tacked on. Those who don't want to face the traditional last-day long lines at the tax office may still mail...

Parks and Rec director resigns after four months

Only a few months after working his first day as director of the city's Parks and Recreation Department, David Carter has submitted his resignation. Carter, whose last day will be Jan. 22, gave his notice late Thursday, City Manager Joe...

Architect addresses school construction questions

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Board of Commissioners opened up the floor at the board meeting Monday, allowing concerned residents to question architect Robert Ferris about plans for a new high school facility. Ferris, of SFL+a architects of Raleigh, appeared...

Forecasters predict cold temperatures will keep Wayne County shivering

Wayne County residents, along with most of their counterparts across the South, braced themselves again today for another day of freezing temperatures, with no letup at least until the weekend. Temperatures were well below freezing at sunup today. The...

Johnston to hold flu clinic

SMITHFIELD -- The Johnston County Public Health Department has scheduled walk-in H1N1 influenza clinics for today through Saturday for people age 19 and older. The clinics will be held from 8:30-11 a.m. at the Public Health Department at 517 N....