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Friday, May 6, 2011

Pausing to pray

The Rev. Nora Grantham, left, and Scott Hall bow their heads in prayer during the National Day of Prayer event at Goldsboro High School Thursday. The National Day of Prayer is celebrating its 60th anniversary, but it is the...

Library will move forward with architect choice

An architect who would be responsible for designing Mount Olive's new $3.5 million Steele Memorial Library could be selected by county commissioners when they meet May 17. The Steele Memorial Library Steering Committee recommended last month that the job...

Sec. Gates: Bin Laden's death might be a 'game-changer'

Some asked about how the budget crisis would impact future generations of service members. Others wanted a characterization of the nation's relationship with countries in the Middle East. But the first question Defense Secretary Robert Gates fielded from the hundreds...

County talks budget

A tumultuous state budget that has changed on an almost daily basis has put the county's budget work behind schedule. It will be June 1 before County Manager Lee Smith expects to have the proposal to commissioners who Tuesday morning...

Gates presents airman with Bronze Star today

Arnel Abad was nervous. It had been less than 24 hours since he was told he would be receiving the Bronze Star from Defense Secretary Robert Gates. So with his family by his side, he found something to get him...

916th air crews back home after taking detour in Libya

They said it was just another mission, a job like any other, but when the last of the 150 or so deployed members of the 916th Air Refueling Wing came home Thursday morning, they were coming having helped make history....

Shooting sends man to hospital

A man wanted for skipping bail was apparently shot Thursday night by one of two bail bondsmen at the Wilco-Hess station at the intersection of U.S. 70 West and Claridge Nursery Road. Darryl Williams, 22, of South John Street was...

Council meets in closed session

The City Council did not adjourn its Monday night meeting, but instead decided to recess until Thursday at 3 p.m. at which point it reconvened only to go into closed session for about an hour to discuss a property...

Gates makes stop at SJAFB

Some asked about how the budget crisis would impact future generations of service members. Others wanted a characterization of the nation's relationship with countries in the Middle East. But the first question Defense Secretary Robert Gates fielded from the hundreds...