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Friday, April 9, 2010

Freedom pitch -- Seymour Johnson's own 336th Rocketeers honored

KINSTON -- Christopher Edwards has gotten used to performing under pressure -- launching fighter jets both at home and at war without the option of failure. So as the Air Force staff sergeant waited to throw out the ceremonial...

Shriners' fish fry

Alex Casey, left, and his father, Ralph, prepare fish for frying this morning at Herman Park. The Wayne County Shrine Club is holding its annual spring fish fry today, with meals served from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and from...

GPD officer arrested for DWI

A Goldsboro police officer is suspended without pay following an arrest for driving while impaired in Kenly late Tuesday, Police Chief Tim Bell said Thursday. Officer Earvin Eugene Howell Jr., 25, who was been with the police department for about...

Hogging the show -- youth livestock show concludes

It's going to be an interesting week at the Barwick household. Siblings Jensen, 9, and Madisen, 13, both won first place in their division in the Hog Showmanship portion of the annual Livestock Show and Sale Thursday. Jensen won first...

County considers building around airport

A possible 90-day moratorium on development around the Wayne County Airport will be the topic when county commissioners hold a 9:15 a.m. public hearing on April 20. The hearing will be held in the commissioners' meeting room on the...

Public record

Rock damages fire station Someone smashed a window in a roll-up door bay for firetrucks at the El-Roy Volunteer Fire Department substation on Dollard Town Road, according to a Wayne County Sheriff's Office report. Fire Chief Steven E. Mozingo...

Winners in the ECA Flower Show

Winners in the ECA Flower Show, "Hooray for Spring," were: Design Blue Ribbon winners *Elizabeth Fry, "How Great Thou Art." *Elizabeth Fry, "Lovely to Look At." *Trellis Phillips, "To Each his Own." *Barbara Coats, "Baby Face." *Myrna Tyndall, "It Might...

Cliffs hosting several weekend events

The Cliffs of the Neuse State Park, which launched its new season in March, has several activities going on this weekend that are free and open to the public. "Bicycle Birding" will be held on Sunday from 9 to 10...