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Tuesday, April 27, 2004

Shootings

A Goldsboro man on Monday became the sixth person to have been wounded in the last nine days, according to Goldsboro police reports. The latest victim, Aratika Omhaya Anderson, 24, of East Elm Street, was shot at about 4:25...

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base deployment means pillowcases needed

Groups of airmen from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base will be deploying soon, and many children will have to deal with the temporary absence of one or both of their parents. The base is using a popular resource, pillowcases,...

Senior games begin

The 10th Annual Wayne County Senior Games started Monday morning with a ceremony at The Pines of Goldsboro. Joy Turnage, activity director at The Pines, gave the participants goodie bags that included a bottle of water and a 2004...

Election filings see incumbents lining up

Thirteen people signed up Monday at the Wayne County Board of Elections as candidates in this year's elections. After the first day of filing, voters are already guaranteed some choices and new faces this fall. County Commissioner Atlas Price...

Election filing in Duplin draws 12

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Board of Elections had 12 people to file Monday for public office. The filing, which began at noon Monday, continues until noon on May 7 for the primary on July 20. Four of the...

County's Special Olympics holds track event

Special Olympics Wayne County recently held its 2004 track and field games on the track at Dillard Middle School. Wayne County had more than 400 athletes competing in running and walking events, the softball and tennis-ball throws, and standing and...

Public records

Church fire The old Mount Carmel Zion Church on Mills Road was heavily damaged in a fire, officials said Monday. A new congregation was buying the building. Members were burning trash Saturday, and the fire got away from them and...

Briefly

Special Olympics needs help Special Olympics Wayne County is raising money for its athletes. A yard sale fund-raiser will be held on Saturday from 7 a.m. until at 2007 E. Elm St. Donations and volunteers are needed by the nonprofit...

Meeting in Havelock promotes inmportance of military installations

HAVELOCK -- Promoting the importance of military installations in North Carolina was at the forefront of the meeting Monday of the N.C. Advisory Commission on Military Affairs. The commission approved a strategic plan for making North Carolina the most...

Shelters still needed for buses

Changes are coming to the Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation System. Not only has the Gateway Authority decided to hire an independent contractor to run the transit system, it is also actively seeking feedback from bus riders. At its last meeting, the...