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Sunday, September 19, 2010

Vietnam POW tells his story at SJAFB

His F-4 Phantom failing to recover from a blow delivered by an enemy MiG, Jack Van Loan made a quick decision that would change his life. "I was told when I went through pilot training ... that ejection is...

Four dead in U.S. 117 accident

DUDLEY -- Four unidentified males died Saturday night in a head-on vehicle collision on U.S. 117 South Alternate in Dudley. The white male driver of a gold Chrysler Sebring sedan was traveling at an estimated 70-75 miles per hour when...

Cherry Hospital - The rest of the story: Nurses speak out

Ever since the deaths of two patients at Cherry Hospital, the state's eastern psychiatric facility has struggled with a reputation as a poor place to receive personal mental health care. Today, however, among at least some of the nurses...

WCPS students, staff say summer school successful

Brianna Wilson, a fourth-grader at Carver Heights Elementary School, was glad she got to go to summer school. She liked the "jump start breakfasts" and being able to write a book during the five-week session, she said. But it was...

Goldsboro man arrested for sex offense with minor

Police arrested a Goldsboro man Saturday for an alleged sexual offense against a minor. Officers arrested Henry Tyrone Randolph, 31, of West New Hope Road on felony charges of first degree sexual offense and indecent liberties with a child....

Rally: Vote faith, Constitution

"Vote, and vote conservatively" was the message Saturday at the "God and Country Rally" at Herman Park, sponsored by the Citizens for Constitutional Liberties. And Wayne County residents Joyce Hatch and Mary Davis said they are prepared to heed...

Health week geared toward helping families

A community event designed to get families healthier will be held in Goldsboro next month. "Family Health Week" will feature an array of activities for all ages Oct. 3-9. Sponsored by the Health and Wellness Alliance of Wayne County, a...

Cliffs of Neuse makes all signs for N.C. parks

In the old days, otherwise known as the early 1990s, park rangers at North Carolina's state parks had an unusual and sometimes unwelcome job during the slower winter months -- hand-carving slabs of redwood into attractive and legible signs...