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Monday, May 17, 2004

Kinston man killed on U.S. 70

A driver from Kinston was killed Sunday night in a one-car wreck on U.S. 70 East near Walnut Creek. The victim was identified by the Highway Patrol as James Alton Brinson, 37. The fatality occurred a tenth of a mile...

Future of Communuty Building uncertain

Several steps have to be taken before the future of the Community Building is definite, according to the building's board of directors and board of trustees. The building burned two weeks ago. Ed Borden, a trustee, said in a...

County commissioners plan busy week

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners has a busy week planned, with a full agenda and two public hearings Tuesday. But the headline event could be Thursday night's hearing on zoning in high-noise areas around Seymour Johnson's flightlines. The county...

Candidate would be "advocate"

Marshall Stewart has overseen agricultural teaching in North Carolina's schools, but he has a bigger job in mind. Stewart is one of three Democrats running for state superintendent of public education, the top post in the state's school system....

Three honored by Mount Olive Historical group

MOUNT OLIVE -- Three people received the Mount Olive Historical Society's President's Award Friday night during the organization's annual banquet at Southern Belle Restaurant. The award went to treasurer Dave Bean and Patti O'Donoghue and Kim Bowers, co-chairmen of...

OPINION -- Reflections

Burp ('Scuse me) Given their way, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals would have all of us cavorting around wearing fig leaves and grazing on crabgrass. We read of objections to the treatment of mice and rats in...

Public records

Seven arrested on drug charges Seven people -- including two after a drive-by shooting in Goldsboro -- were arrested over the weekend by authorities and charged with drug violations. Two men were arrested Sunday by Goldsboro police after police investigated...

College proud of nursing program

The nursing program at Wayne Community College had what college officials consider exceptional year. Tara Humphries, public information officer for the college, said 92 percent of the graduates from the associate degree nursing program passed the state licensure exam in...