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Monday, November 15, 2010

Volunteer is seeking flights for Wayne County veterans

If only for the duration of a brief presentation, members of the Goldsboro City Council will set aside talk of policies and public hearings this evening -- turning their focus, instead, toward a group of heroes that is growing smaller...

Stars and stripes

Belfast volunteer firefighters Jonathan Holland, top, and Amanda Wilkenson are silhouetted by the bright sun while standing on a ladder Saturday during the department's display of its equipment at a Herman Park festival. After several days of sunshine, showers are...

Wilson says 'no chicken plant'

Nash County commissioners earlier this month moved to solidify their county's position as a contender for a $94 million chicken processing plant. Northern Wayne County also is in the running for the plant, which would employ 1,000 people. But even...

Local schools' FFA chapters bring home national honors

Students from four area high schools were among more than 650 candidates attending the 83rd National FFA Convention held recently in Indianapolis. Two of the schools -- Southern Wayne and Rosewood -- returned with several honors, including national chapter awards....

4th Fighter Wing film to be previewed Tuesday

A film showing the history of the 4th Fighter Wing will be shown Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Wayne County Museum. The film, which runs about an hour and 40 minutes, covers the entire history of the storied...

Commission takes look at new plat rules, values

Proposed changes to the county's subdivision ordinance will be the subject of a Tuesday morning public hearing before Wayne County commissioners. The hearing will get under way at 9:15 a.m. in the commissioners' boardroom on the fourth floor of the...

Braxton facing assault charge

KINSTON -- State Rep. Van Braxton has been charged with simple assault and communicating threats by a Lenoir County man with whom he had a confrontation over a campaign sign. Ray Wiley, 50, of Falling Creek Road filed charges...