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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Wayne County fair earns top awards again

2011 was another record-breaking year for the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. In addition to setting attendance records, the 2011 fair has taken home the top awards at the state Convention of Agricultural Fairs in Durham, winning the Image Award...

Officials advise: Think hard on projects

The $2 million the Golden LEAF Foundation has reserved for Wayne County for community-based projects seems like a lot of money, but given the county's many needs, it won't go far, officials with a number of organizations said Tuesday....

SJAFB accomplishments in 2012

The following are some of the biggest 4th Fighter Wing headlines of 2011: DOOLITTLE AWARD: Members of the 4th traveled to Washington D.C. to accept the first-ever Doolittle Award. GATES VISITS SJAFB: Then-Secretary of Defense Robert Gates made a stop...

SJAFB, a year of challenge and triumph

He could use their accomplishments to tout his ability to lead -- the man who commanded the 4th Fighter Wing over the course of a year many believe will be remembered long after those currently serving at Seymour Johnson Air...

Air force museum committee has first meeting

Goldsboro's Air Force museum concept took another step toward reality Tuesday afternoon as the Air Force Museum Citizen Committee held its first meeting in the anteroom of City Hall. The 10-person committee passed through its agenda in just about...

After expansion, Southern Bank consolidating branches

MOUNT OLIVE -- Southern Bank and Trust Co.'s local branches are not part of the bank's plans to consolidate and close some offices of the former Bank of the Commonwealth of Norfolk, Va., that Southern Bank purchased last fall....

Public record

Brothers apprehended by deputies Two Johnston County brothers were arrested Saturday by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office on charges of theft. Mack McCuiston Carter, 53, and Charles Craig Carter, 51, both of Smithfield, were charged with two counts of felony...

Mount Olive fire

The former CP&L building at 1002 W. Main St. Extension in Mount Olive burned in a fire shortly after midnight this morning. Mount Olive Volunteer Fire Department received a call at 12:38 a.m. of the working fire. The building...

Learning center moving to online tutoring

Academics Plus Inc. is expanding its services, moving from in-person tutoring to becoming an online tutoring company. The newest program is called APlus50, said company President Dr. Ken Benton, who founded the learning center in Dunn in 1989. For...