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Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Goldsboro - No to Rec Center

A seemingly innocent request from Mayor Pro Tem Chuck Allen led Monday evening to the second death of a project that, since it was voted down in April, appeared to have some life left in it. There will be no...

Seymour Johnson EOD flight responds during bomb scare

Members of the 4th Fighter Wing Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight have gotten used to responding to Improvised Explosive Device threats in Iraq and Afghanistan -- clearing dangerous stretches for Allied troops and civilians alike. So when news reached Seymour Johnson...

Public record

Gas stolen from lawnmower A Mount Olive man contacted the Wayne County Sheriff's Office to report a theft that occurred on his property. The victim claimed his cousin stole $6 worth of gasoline from his lawn mower, according to a...

Duplin not sold on translating documents

KENANSVILLE --The government should declare English the official language of the United States, Duplin County commissioners said Monday. At their first meeting of the new year, the commissioners unanimously approved a resolution respectfully requesting the declaration, after discussing a few...

Fremont starting interviews for police chief

FREMONT -- Fremont officials this week will begin interviewing nine of the 17 people who have applied for the job of police chief and the town board could be ready to act on the appointment by the end of...

James Sprunt to offer classes on vineyard operations

KENANSVILLE -- The Viticulture (grape growing) and Enology (wine making) Program at James Sprunt Community College will offer the following 16-week classes during the 2011 spring semester. The vineyard establishment and development class teaches grape variety selection, trellis system selection,...

Lee-Jackson banquet

Area Civil War history groups will sponsor a Lee and Jackson Banquet on Saturday, Jan. 22. The Goldsboro Rifles and the Dr. B. T. Person and the Smithfield Light Infantry camps of the Sons of Confederate Veterans are holding the...