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Sunday, September 5, 2010

Colonel discusses deployment

The news was "late-breaking": members of the 336th Rocketeers would begin their stint at Bagram Airfield early -- their tour of duty extended from the four months each was preparing to spend at war to half-a-year. But 4th Fighter...

Alumni celebrate days past at Norwayne high

FREMONT -- Brenda Hicks watched and waved from her lawn chair Saturday morning as her friends from the Norwayne School Class of 1967 rolled by in the back seat of a car, calling greetings to the dozens of parade-goers...

Guardian ride to benefit troops injured since 9/11

They are used to coming together in Afghanistan -- airmen from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Marines from Camp Lejeune and soldiers from Fort Bragg. But Saturday, their forces will be joined stateside, as motorcycle clubs from each of...

Sheriff seeking suspects in local robberies

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has seen the number of residential break-ins increase in the past two months in Wayne and surrounding counties -- and officials are hoping residents might be able to help bring the culprits to justice,...

GHS's new attitude

Principal John Twitty wants community members, parents and students to know that something is different at Goldsboro High School. It is a change in attitude, he says, and a determination that this school year and beyond will bring more...

Choo! Choo!

Mackenzie Whitley, 6, left, smiles and laughs with her friend Seth Paruscia, 2, as they ride the Kiwanis Train in Herman Park. The train has operated in the park since June 13, 1955, and funds raised through ticket and concession...

Help get her out

Tammie Hedges, director of Purrrfect Friends Feline Shelter and Adoption, looks out of the cage she has locked herself in at Tractor Supply on Cashwell Street in Goldsboro. Hedges has spent the last two days locked in the cage to...

Local churches to raise funds for Red Cross at mall Saturday

Visitors to Berkeley Mall Saturday can have fun riding a mechanical bull, enjoy some good food and even get a cheap haircut -- all while supporting the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross. The Bridge church is...

County's first Junior Miss pageant set Saturday

The first Wayne County Junior Miss Scholarship program will be held on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. But it is actually the second year for the local event. It was introduced in the area in 2009 by...

Company aerospace certified

Goldsboro Machine Works has become the second company in the county, possibly the region, to earn the certification required to do business with the aerospace industry. The awarding of the Aerospace Standard AS9100 and International Quality System Standard ISO...