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Thursday, September 8, 2011

SJAFB airmen to deploy very soon

Someone will be missing from this Sunday's service at a downtown church. A regular at the local deli won't show up for lunch. The other parent will be the one dropping off and picking up the children from school....

Arrest made in death of 21-year-old

A suspect in the shooting that killed a 21-year-old man in his car late Sunday night was arrested Wednesday. Shawtanna Lemarus Thompson, 23, of South Slocumb Street, was taken into custody by Goldsboro police and charged with one open...

Bases increase security as 9/11 approaches

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon said Wednesday it is raising the security level at military bases nationwide because of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The White House said that there have been no specific, credible...

Commissioners OK $100,000 for WATCH

Wayne County commissioners were unanimous in their agreement that WATCH (Wayne Action Teams for Community Health), which provides health care, mostly to the county's uninsured, plays a valuable role. What they couldn't agree on was whether it was worth...

Schools add lessons to mark Sept. 11, 2001, anniversary

Educators are incorporating the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, into their lesson plans this week, introducing the event to some students who were just toddlers or not even born when the attacks occurred. Schools have also hosted activities...

Public record

Copper theft A suspect(s) caused a reported $3,000 in damage to A/C unit at a home in the 300 block of Park Avenue in the process of removing $100 worth of copper. The incident occurred between Sept. 2 and...

Labor Day sees number of DWI citations increase

The busy Labor Day weekend led to an increase in the issuance of driving-while-intoxicated citations, according to Wayne County State Highway Patrol 1st Sgt. G.L. Burton. Burton said all of the districts took part in a statewide DWI blitz,...