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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

916th crew refuels F-35 Lightning II

Members of the 916th Air Refueling Wing are beginning to realize that being part of the top unit in the Air Force Reserves comes with certain perks. A flight and maintenance crew from the 911th Air Refueling Squadron recently thought...

City Council rejects deal for building

The city's inclination to purchase the building that currently houses the Arts Council of Wayne County at 2406 E. Ash St. will be put on hold after the City Council voted last night to cancel its current contract with...

Riding off into the sunset

Nearly 40 years ago, Howard Scott decided what he wanted to do with his life. Now, with his retirement scheduled for May 1, Wayne County's Cooperative Extension Service director will be leaving that chapter of his life and moving...

Park Avenue to stay open; city manager candidates narrowed

The portion of Park Avenue that runs through Herman Park will not be permanently closed after Goldsboro City Council voted Monday night to adopt the Planning Commission's recommendation to leave the street open. The recommendation suggests other compromises should...

WEMCHS out of running for Obama speech

President Obama will not be the graduation speaker at Wayne Early/Middle College High School after all. The school, one of six national finalists in a White House competition vying for the presidential appearance at commencement, was notified Monday that it...

Rhodes named new chief in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- Maj. Brian Rhodes, 46, who joined the Mount Olive Police Department in 1987 as a patrolman, is now the town's new chief of police. Rhodes had been serving since March as interim chief following the retirement of...