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Monday, March 15, 2004

Wayne man killed in Iraq

The family of two men stationed in Iraq has learned that one was killed over the weekend and are now anxiously awaiting his twin brother's return to Goldsboro. Luis Carrasquillo of Goldsboro is the oldest of four sons born to...

Sexual Assault Assessment on base

There have been six sexual assault cases that involved personnel from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in the past year, according to Brig. Gen. Rick Rosborg, 4th Fighter Wing commander. He said six cases in a wing of around...

Masked man murdered

As many as 30 people may have witnessed a masked man being gunned down Saturday night outside of a mobile home near Seven Springs. But they have declined to talk to Wayne County sheriff's officers about the shooting. The...

Dority stumps for Ballance's congressional seat

Greg Dority hopes the second time's the charm. Dority, of Washington, N.C., announced Thursday at Wayne County Republican Party Headquarters that he will once again run for the U.S. House's 1st Congressional District. Dority, who also made campaign stops...

Barrett running for governor

Dan Barrett is taking a circular route that he hopes will eventually take him to Raleigh. Barrett, a Davie County commissioner, took a year off from his law practice to campaign for the Republican nomination for governor. He recently...

B.F. Grady High School sought

ALBERTSON -- Some parents of B.F. Grady Elementary School students are asking the county to build a high school in their community. One of the parents, Maria Williams, translated for several Spanish speaking parents attending a meeting Thursday in...

Development rules, animal shelter on county agenda

The Wayne County commissioners will begin talking Tuesday about the proposal to tighten development in the high-noise, high-risk areas around Seymour Johnson Air Force Base's flight lines. The county board will also consider the location of the new animal shelter...

Spring Creek takes honors at Odyssey

Two teams from Spring Creek Elementary School won honors at the Odyssey of the Mind competition recently in Jacksonville Karen Barkhurst, advisor, said she had a first place team and a third place team in the coastal region event,...

Public records

Pizza man robbed A pizza delivery man was robbed Saturday night by three teen-agers of about $95 and $18.30 worth of food, a Goldsboro police report said. Johann Gylfason, 23, of Goldsboro was delivering for It's Always Pizza Time of...

OPINION -- Shared goodies

Many of our World War II veterans stay in touch with fellows who served in their units. Some hold reunions and have their own publications so they can keep up with each other. E.R. "Red" Warren Jr., flew B-17...