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Friday, April 15, 2011

916th refuels jets that are bringing Thunderbird pilot back home

When the 916th Air Refueling Wing rendezvoused with the Air Force Thunderbirds somewhere over Arkansas Thursday afternoon to refuel the jets on their way to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, the crew likely didn't realize they were also escorting...

Acts will fly when weather allows

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base officials will not cancel the first day of the Wings Over Wayne Air Show and Open House due to the threat of severe thunderstorms, but should the rain start falling, acts will likely be kept...

Fish fry day

Owen Jackson, left, and George Woods prepare the batter for frying at the Wayne County Shrine Club's fish fry this morning at Herman Park Center. The event is designed to raise money for the club's charitable causes, including the...

Teacher of the Year gets ride with famed Thunderbirds crew

Scott Hardy has had quite a year. From being named Wayne County Public Schools Teacher of the Year, the Spring Creek High School history teacher and his wife, Skyler, are expecting their third child in August and have just learned...

Officials hope for new bus routes in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- A bus route linking key locations throughout town and to existing GATEWAY stops here is a major concern as work continues on a comprehensive transportation plan for the town, officials said this week. While the finished plan...

Wings Over Wayne schedule

* 8 a.m. -- Gates Open to the Public * 10:30 a.m. -- Aerial Performances - Golden Knights/Star Spangled Banner - 4-Ship Fly-by - Matt Chapman - Sky Soldiers - Combined Arms Demo - Rob Holland - MIG-17 Demo -...

Public record

Mexican eatery broken into El Korita on Berkeley Boulevard was the scene of breaking and entering between 11 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday. Over $700 in property damaged occurred and the suspect(s) made off with $300 in cash, according...