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Friday, August 26, 2011

148-mile journey complete

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Renee Rucker wiped tears from her eyes as a group of airmen saluted the American flag. She turned away and fought back more when the national anthem played out over loud speakers -- when a Vietnam veteran...

Public record

Suspects leave car on blocks A man reported to Goldsboro police that the 22-inch rims and all four tires were removed from his 1994 Cadillac Fleetwood between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning while the vehicle was parked outside his home...

Spring Creek High School teacher earns top honors in district

A Spring Creek High School teacher has again been named Teacher of the Year for Wayne County Public Schools. Jennifer Tyndall, a National Board Certified business teacher at the school who has already gained state and national recognition, did her...

Arrests made in school district inquiry

U.S. District Court officials confirmed this morning that four people have been charged and a fifth is still under investigation following an inquiry by the FBI into "public corruption" of the awarding of roofing contracts by the Wayne County Public...

County estimates Irene's impact here

Wayne County emergency personnel continue to monitor the progress of Hurricane Irene. In a briefing late Thursday, Mel Powers, emergency management and security director for Wayne County, said the latest forecast showed that Wayne County could expect rain to begin...