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Friday, January 8, 2010

335th Chiefs, F-15Es return to Seymour Johnson

A few moments ago, the majority of the 4th Fighter Wing's F-15E Strike Eagle fleet touched down on a familiar flight line. The aircraft have been in Afghanistan for nearly a year, and the pilots and weapon systems officers manning...

335th Chiefs, F-15Es return to Seymour Johnson

A few moments ago, the majority of the 4th Fighter Wing's F-15E Strike Eagle fleet touched down on a familiar flight line. The aircraft have been in Afghanistan for nearly a year, and the pilots and weapon systems officers manning...

Forecasters: Never mind

Anyone hoping to wake up this morning to a winter wonderland, even if only a dusting of snow, found instead temperatures in the upper 30s and a ground left wet by only a trace of rain. Wayne County Emergency...

Judge: Neal trial will stay in Wayne

The trial of William Jackson Neal will remain in Wayne County, and no out-of-the-ordinary considerations will be taken when picking a jury here, Judge Arnold Jones said in a Thursday morning decision. Neal stands accused of a 1987 rape of...

Arrest made in cemetery death

PRINCETON -- A man who knew Jamie Lee Hinson of Princeton, who was found dead in Evergreen Cemetery the morning of Dec. 3, now stands accused of killing him. Steven Lynn Barbour, 29, of Fourth Street, Goldsboro, has been...

Fremont firms plans for spray field

FREMONT -- Fremont is taking the next step toward hopefully lowering the town's sewer costs. Officials recently received a permit from the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources to construct and operate a spray irrigation treatment and...

Faison suspects facing charges for meth

KENANSVILLE -- Two Faison area brothers could face up to life in prison if convicted on federal drug charges, Duplin County Sheriff Blake Wallace announced Thursday at a news conference at the sheriff's office. Wallace said the brothers, John...

More airmen expected back to base today

The 4th Fighter Wing's fleet of F-15E Strike Eagles -- and the men and women who make them fly -- are expected to touch down on the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base flight line early this afternoon. And by the...

First black member of council dies at 78

Earl Whitted Jr., the first black member of the Goldsboro City Council, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Whitted, 78, was first elected to the City Council in 1964 and served several terms in office, the last ending in...

Pitt drug dog found after week in Wayne

A missing Pitt County Sheriff's Office drug-sniffing dog has been found after a week on the lam in Wayne County. Felix, a 3-year-old black Labrador retriever, escaped from the home of his handler's parents on Jan. 1. The deputy's parents,...

Mount Olive man shot in domestic dispute

A Mount Olive man was treated and released Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital after being shot during a domestic dispute. Kristian Whitfield, 37, of Silver Street in Mount Olive was reportedly shot in the side yesterday shortly before 11...

Wallace: Duplin gang initiation rumor false

KENANSVILLE -- A rumor that a baby's car seat and other items are being left on roadsides to attract unsuspecting victims for a gang initiation in Duplin County is just that -- a widespread rumor, according to Duplin County...

Large quantities of drugs seized in Duplin

KENANSVILLE -- As the result of two Duplin County residents being arrested on meth charges by Jacksonville police in neighboring Onslow County, Duplin County deputies arrested the same two persons and a third individual and seized a meth lab...