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Friday, August 20, 2010

Rocketeers set to deploy Sunday

Hundreds of members of the 4th Fighter Wing's 336th Rocketeers are scheduled to take off from the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base flight line Sunday, as the unit will make its way to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, to begin a...

CSX: Train speeds going up beginning Saturday

Beginning Sunday CSX Corp. will increase the speed of its trains traveling north and south of the city. The increase was announced at Monday night's City Council meeting. On the northern end, the increase will begin between Belfast Road...

Senator makes stop at Seymour Johnson AFB

Just because there is no immediate danger Seymour Johnson Air Force Base will be in the Base Closure and Realignment Commission's sights doesn't mean the county should relax, one of the state's senators said Thursday as she visited the...

Internet parlors get OK to stay open late

The city has backed off of plans that would have required Internet cafes to close by midnight and further restrict how close they could be located to churches, schools and residential areas. The changes to the city's Unified Development...

Schools meet, greet

Veteran educator Carole Battle, in her fourth year as principal at Carver Heights Elementary School, welcomed parents and students to open house Thursday night. She is looking forward to another school year, she said. "We're going to work on the...

The witnesses

Defense Witness No. 3 -- Navy Cmdr. Lynn Carlton: A registered nurse and midwife assigned to the OBGYN section at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, Ms. Carlton told the court Lance Cpl. Maria Lauterbach was one of her patients from September...

Defense rests

His eyes focused on Superior Court Judge W. Osmond Smith, ex-Marine Cesar Laurean told those inside Courtroom No. 1 he would exercise his constitutional right to not testify in his own defense. Moments later, his attorney, Dick McNeil, rested his...

Teacher's assistant hospitalized after crash near school

A first-grade teacher's assistant at Spring Creek Elementary School was airlifted to Pitt Memorial Hospital on Thursday afternoon after she was involved in an accident near the school. The two-vehicle collision happened when a car driven by Monica Bourdon,...