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Sunday, January 24, 2010

SJAFB plans for dignified transfer of fallen Knightdale airmen

N-A Staff Writer The remains of a North Carolina native who was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device blast earlier this week will pass through Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Monday, members of the 4th Fighter Wing confirmed this weekend....

Mistrial declared in 2007 murder charge

A Wayne County Superior Court jury could not reach a verdict on a first-degree murder charge against Deon Mclean, leading to a mistrial in Wayne County Superior Court late Friday. But Mclean, 24, will serve prison time on other...

WCC librarian leads effort to preserve community's history

To the untrained eye, an office nestled above the library at Wayne Community College is being used to store castoffs from basements and attics -- boxes brimming with pos-ters and newspaper clippings, dusty scrapbooks and yellowing photographs. But to Dr....

A life changed in just an instant

April Brown turns to her husband, Eric, struggling to form the words necessary to ask him about the night she suffered a major stroke. "Is there anything you remember?" she said, taking her time to get it right. "Yeah," he...

Red Cross says donations are needed

Local groups and organizations are joining relief efforts for Haiti, but the bulk of the aid worldwide is being directed by the American Red Cross. Chuck Waller, director of Wayne County Chapter of Red Cross, said earlier this week he...

YMCA to host father/daughter dance

Alando Mitchell lights up when he talks about his three daughters, ages 14, 9 and 5. From spending time with them around the dinner table as a family to putting an individual tiara on each of their heads before he...

Duplin school seeks staff's advice

Confusion over school facilities planning in Duplin County has consultant Jeff Tsai of the Operations Research/Education La-boratory at North Carolina State University looking to the county's Board of Education for direction. The school board hired the lab in September...

Community colleges offer WorkKeys workshops

Wayne Community College is among four eastern North Carolina community college that have teamed up with North Carolina's Eastern Region and ACT, Inc. to offer businesses in their service area informational workshops about WorkKeys and Career Readiness Certificates. Employers...