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Monday, January 25, 2010

Honoring their own

Members of the 4th Fighter Wing conduct a dignified transfer of Knightdale, NC native Tech. Sgt. Adam Ginett, on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Monday afternoon.  Ginett died Jan. 19 near Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an...

Storms drench county overnight

A strong line of storms with winds gusting up to 40 miles per hour swept across the state Sunday night into this morning, dropping about an inch of rain on the Wayne County area. A tornado watch was issued,...

Program waits for word on funding

With no word on how United Way funding will stack up for Boys and Girls Clubs of Wayne County, officials say they working to build up their own funding sources. Mary Ann Dudley, Boys and Girls Clubs' executive director, said...

Reporter vs. burger

The Job: Professional Eating Challenge Contestant The Company: Andy's Burgers, Shakes & Fries The Location: Goldsboro The next cow I see, I'm punching in the face. In the past week, I've consumed nearly 10 pounds of ground beef in...

Remembering Private Bullock

It could have simply been another history lesson -- a tale of courage and youth interrupted passed from a teacher to his students on Veterans Day. But when a group of Pennsylvania teenagers came to know Pfc. Dan Bullock, they...

Medal of Honor recipient commends class's effort

Local veteran Joe Marm knows what it takes to earn the Medal of Honor, having done so Nov. 14, 1965, during a firefight along Vietnam's Ia Drang Valley. And he has heard Private Dan Bullock's story, thanks, in part, to...

Grants available for organizations that help needy

Stimulus money is still available for non-profits and church groups whose mission is working with homeless or low-income residents. But the deadline for applications is fast approaching, said Daryl Woodard, executive director of Smart Choices for Youth Inc. Woodard,...

GATEWAY to hold public hearing on construction of bus transfer station

The Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority will hold a public hearing Tuesday morning on the proposed construction of a bus transfer station. The hearing will get under way at 10 a.m. in the anteroom on the second floor of the historic...