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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Strike Eagles take to the sky to honor heritage

Allied forces had earned air superiority. The Luftwaffe was grounded. But the 8th Air Force wasn't finished. It was time to deal a decisive blow to the Germans. So on April 16, 1945, more than 2,000 aircraft took to the...

It's official: 44 jobs on the way

Wayne County commissioners cleared the way this morning for a Pikeville company to expand its operation, add 44 jobs and make at least a $4.211 million investment over the next three years. Commissioners, following a brief public hearing, approved...

Club looks for computers to refurbish for children

The Goldsboro Optimist Club has launched a new program that will help people dispose of old, unused computer equipment while at the same time helping the area's needy children. "Everything we do deals with young people," said club president Bill...

City Council rejects zoning request

Despite concessions by the developer, the Goldsboro City Council denied a request Monday night to rezone the southeast corner of North Berkeley Boulevard and Ridgecrest Drive. The issue became a divisive one during a public hearing March 19 as...