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Friday, June 29, 2012

916th deploys

Members of the 916th Air Refueling Wing board a KC-135R Stratotanker Thursday afternoon. More than 100 members of the storied Reserve wing are beginning tours in the Middle East and beyond this weekend....

Many not happy with court vote

Barbecue plates weren't the only thing being chewed up by Thursday's lunch crowd at Wilber's Barbecue Restaurant -- so was the Supreme Court's hour-old 5-4 decision preserving a requirement of President Barack Obama's health care plan that requires Americans to...

Yep. It's going to be a hot one

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for today and an excessive heat warning for 6 a.m. Saturday until 11 p.m. Sunday for central North Carolina, including Wayne County, where dangerously hot conditions are expected. Temperatures are forecast...

Workshop set for teachers, and parents

MOUNT OLIVE -- The seventh annual Wayne County Public Schools Summer Institute will take place at the end of next month, providing an opportunity for educators as well as parents to attend a free series of workshops in preparation for...

Airmen get invite to fireworks

Some will watch them from their back porch. Others will see them explode above a North Carolina battleship. And many more will view, on television screens, the many fireworks displays that have become an Independence Day hallmark. But for...

Thoughts from a different generation

TYLER DAVIS, 21 On the negative attention the Act has received in the media "I've found that those who are angry about it to be most people who didn't really understand it very well. I was reading about the cost-benefit...

First Pentecostal Church holding Celebrate Freedom event Sunday

First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Goldsboro will have a special Celebrate Freedom event Sunday at its 9 and 10:45 a.m. services. The speaker will be Army Chaplain James Ward Jr., a Greensboro resident who has recently returned from a...