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Monday, April 18, 2011

Wings Over Wayne Sunday

After a delay due to weather on Saturday, thousands came to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Sunday for Wings Over Wayne 2011....

Episcopal bishop holds services in Newton Grove

The Rev. Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori was in the most humble of venues yesterday as she presided over a Palm Sunday Service at Iglesia Episcopal La Sagrada Familia outside Newton Grove. Ms. Schori's visit to the congregation, whose sanctuary...

What happened to the jet?

Sunday's air show crowd was treated to an extra performance by the Air Force Thunderbirds after an in-flight emergency cut their act short. Seymour Johnson Air Force Base officials confirmed that one of the jets was forced to land --...

County to hold public hearing on codification

Wayne County commissioners will hold a public hearing Tuesday morning on their plans to codify the county's ordinances -- a first step to making the ordinances available online. Currently each ordinance stands on its own and codifying simply means they...

Take 2: This time with sun

Addison Marsh was caught off-guard when four members of the Air Force Thunderbirds streaked overhead from behind her. "It scared me," the 7-year-old said, searching the skies for the air show headliners with one hand blocking the sun. "They snuck...

Boy's body found near local bridge

The body of 10-year-old drowning victim Henry Javregui was found by a search team around 8:30 a.m. Saturday, ending a six-day search. The boy drowned while fishing April 10 with his father and brother near Hardy Bridge over the...

Wayne dodges worst of Saturday storm

Wayne and Duplin counties appear to have escaped the worst of Saturday's tornado-producing storms, with only minor damages and no injuries reported. However, Greene County suffered major damage to a number of buildings and 10 people were taken to the...