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Thursday, January 6, 2011

The battles: Colonel to airmen: Talk, we will listen

Col. Patrick Doherty acknowledges that today's Air Force is far different than the one he joined years ago. "It is a different Air Force with the transformation of warfare and the whole environment we're in right now," he said....

The battles: 6 airmen's views

Some have been engaged in the global war on terror since before their children were born -- experiencing, for nearly a decade, more milestones over the Internet and telephone than in person; coming home from theater only to have...

The battles: Chaplain answers questions

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following interview was conducted in October, shortly after Col. Howard Stendahl, command chaplain with Air Combat Command, came to speak at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base following two suicides among Goldsboro-based airmen. Since the most recent...

Celebrating King James' 400th

Al and Linda Nesbitt read the King James Bible while Myron Scott reads out loud at Faith Free Will Baptist Church. More than 125 church members will take turns reading the King James Bible straight through, which will take...

Mount Olive will limit extensions on water bills

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive residents will have to obtain a notarized letter signed by a doctor, pastor or lawyer if they want multiple extensions on their utility bills. The town has always worked with residents to give them a...

Youth grants earned by 2 groups

RALEIGH -- The Goldsboro Mayor's Youth Council and the Unity Organization in Mount Olive have received mini-grants from the North Carolina Youth Advisory Council of the Youth Advocacy and Involvement Office. The Goldsboro group received $600 for its "Valentine at...

County supports current ABC system

Proponents of a possible state takeover or privatization of the Alcohol Beverage Control system aren't telling the entire story, Wayne County ABC Board business manager Mike Myrick told county commissioners Tuesday. Commissioners were asked to sign a resolution opposing privatization,...