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Friday, November 22, 2013

The day the president died

For many Wayne County residents who lived it, the day they heard the news of President John F. Kennedy's assassination is still etched in their minds -- a jarring, disturbing and sad memory of the day when the country lost...

SJAFB pilots did 1963 flyover

Nov. 25, 1963, three days after the assassination, aviators from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base participated in Kennedy's funeral. At 2:54 p.m., 50 military aircraft -- 30 of them F-105s from Seymour Johnson -- performed a flyover above Arlington National...

Look who came to town ... and brought friends

Randy Gallagher might have looked strange on the side of Spence Avenue in front of Walmart next to a 300-pound tortoise Thursday, but he didn't care. He and his sidekicks -- six all total -- attracted quite a bit...

Driver attempts to ditch drugs

The driver of a vehicle that struck a utility pole on Olivia Lane near Carver Drive Wednesday afternoon allegedly tried to flee the scene and then ate illegal narcotics in an attempt to avoid arrest. According to a Goldsboro...

Churches unite for community Thanksgiving service

A tradition more than 40 years old will continue Sunday at 7 p.m. when several churches will join to sponsor a community Thanksgiving worship service. For this year's service, the ministers decided to broaden the participation and invited Goldsboro...

Woman swipes cameras

The Goldsboro Police Department has recovered $821 worth of the more than $10,700 in camera equipment stolen in a Nov. 1 vehicle break-in, according to a press release. One person is in custody. April Rasheeda Rhodes, 33, 921 Fairview...