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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Airman to receive tribute from USO

A 4th Fighter Wing airman who lost his foot during a bomb blast in Afghanistan is among those who will be honored at the USO of North Carolina's "Salute to Freedom Gala" this fall. Staff Sgt. Ben Seekell, a Security...

Two schools open; rest prepare for first day

Classes have started for two of the 31 Wayne County public schools, signaling summer's end is approaching and students will soon be responding to bells and buses again. Monday marked the first day of school at Wayne Early/Middle College High...

Building permits are up in city

Building permits and inspections have seen a marked increase in the city during the last year, but county numbers tell a different story -- one that officials are chalking up to the poor economy. The city has issued 39...

Asperger's school offers students chance to thrive

PIKEVILLE -- The first day of school for Janet Grice's son has always been a struggle. Kenny Wayne, 16, likes science and electronics, but academics are not the problem. It's finding a place where he will be comfortable with...

Public record

More A/C units stolen Another Goldsboro business has been victimized by thieves. Snipes Body Shop reported two air conditioning units -- valued at $3,500 apiece -- were stolen between Friday evening and Monday morning....