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Sunday, August 22, 2010

Rocketeers en route to war

Hundreds of members of the 4th Fighter Wing's 336th Rocketeers are currently en route to Bagram Aifield, Afghanistan, after boarding a commercial airliner bound for war moments ago on the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base flight line. And before they...

WCC enrollment continues to climb

Wayne Community College continues to break its own enrollment records, and officials say they expect the numbers to climb even more. Fall classes resumed on Thursday, with 3,816 curriculum students registered for courses. That is subject to change as students...

Wayne Mental Health Association continues to serve community

The Mental Health Association in Wayne County is alive and well, and will continue to provide local services, its executive director, Amy Roux, says. Her announcement comes on the heels of last month's report that the Mental Health Association in...

EWHS grad participates in Teach For America

Catie Miller of Goldsboro will spend her first year of teaching in Bertie County. She was one of 4,500 new teachers selected from a record 46,000 applicants to work with Teach for America, the national corps of college graduates committed...

The Maria she loved

Before Maria Lauterbach became a household name, she was her mother's little girl. She was a Brownie. She loved to swim. She brought an energy and enthusiasm to things that, to others, might have seemed routine. "You always knew when...

Man gets second chance for career, life

Dr. Dave Tayloe recalls the cold winter night when John Boyette first knocked on his door, some 10-15 years ago. "It was wintertime, he was on drugs, on the street, but somehow I knew he was a survivor," he said....

Rocketeers to begin deploying to Afghanistan today

Less than two years after they returned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, members of the 4th Fighter Wing's 336th Rocketeers are on their way back to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Hundreds of members of the unit were scheduled to leave...

Overall crime down in Goldsboro, Wayne County

Overall crime in Goldsboro and Wayne County was down in 2009 compared to 2008. According to the North Carolina Department of Justice, reported crimes in 2009 were down 9.1 percent in the county, with violent crimes down 8 percent...

Students to see sex ed changes

Middle school students in Wayne County Public Schools will learn more about birth control options this year, as schools across the state are required to provide additional information on the subject. The 2009 Healthy Youth Act mandates schools offer a...