Saturday Dec 14
Commissioners to consider approval of two new cell towers
At the board's 8:30 a.m. Monday meeting, it is scheduled to hear a request from Craven County Planning Director Don Baumgardner to approve two applications, the first since Craven County adopted its tall structures ordinance.
Remembering a Plowshares Action for Peace, Twenty Years Ago
On December 7, 1993, my friends Philip Berrigan, Lynn Fredriksson, Bruce Friedrich, and I walked onto the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, North Carolina at four in the morning, passed through thousands of soldiers in the middle of full scale national war games, came upon an F-15e nuclear capable fighter bomber, and hammered upon it to ... (more)
Jacksonville Daily News
Cherry Point Air Show canceled amid budget pinch
The Cherry Point Air Show will not get off the ground next year, according to the air station's commander.
Bringing Christmas to Troops: Holiday Mail For Heroes
But it is often not the case for military family members who are serving overseas or have a loved one serving overseas.
Air Force base host holiday parade, tree lighting
North Carolina's largest Air Force base is joining communities across the country in marking the holiday season with a parade.
Kinston Free Press
Sutton retires as Greene's clerk of court Dec. 1
A long-standing employee at the Greene County Courthouse will be retiring and a new face will appear in her place on Monday.
Library staff packs books for troops
Wayne County Public Library tech service supervisor Marion Waters, left, circulation supervisor Bonnie Dail and circulation assistant Rebecca Burke load books into boxes that will be shipped to members of the United States military who are stationed overseas.
The Smithfield Herald
Reporter takes flight
Two F-15 pilots watch as the boom operator on the KC-135 Stratotanker refuels their plane on Nov. 15. I could see the ocean thousands of feet below and, just a few yards away, fighter pilots keeping watch on their instrument panels.
SJAFB's Angel Tree program brings hope to needy children
This photo of 4th Fighter Wing Commander Col. Jeannie Leavitt picking the first "angel" off the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Angel Tree was provided by the 4th Public Affairs Office.
Kinston Free Press
La Grange kicks off full slate of area Christmas parades on Sunday
Although Christmas is more than a seven weeks away, several cities already have events planned to get people in the yuletide spirit.