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Thursday, May 20, 2004

Morning fire

Bobby Williams An early-morning fire today damaged a two-story brick house at 404 Southwood Drive off Sandhill Drive in the Mar Mac area. Volunteer firemen from Mar Mac, Thoroughfare and Grantham departments fought the fire, which started shortly after...

Bill would set up fund to buy land around base

The N.C. General Assembly may establish a $5 million fund to buy undeveloped land around the state's military bases, including Seymour Johnson. Identical bills were introduced Wednesday in the N.C. House and Senate to establish the Military Base Land...

Tour group learns how Texas Ranger ended up in Goldsboro grave

In a corner of Willow Dale Cemetery, underneath a shade tree and a solitary Texas flag, lies the grave of Jared White. How a Texan ended up in a Goldsboro cemetery is a mystery that local lawyer and historian...

Stolen items returned to grateful man

PRINCETON -- A Princeton resident said he "was tickled to death" to get back many of the collectible items stolen from his mobile home, according to Police Chief Eddie Lewis. Gary Holland reported on May 10 the theft of old...

Nurses honored for excellence by Wayne Memorial Hospital

Courage. Heart. Brains. Nursing can be likened to the "Wizard of Oz," says Dr. Sylvia Brown, associate dean for graduate programs and a professor at East Carolina University. She spoke during the nurse excellence awards for Wayne Memorial Hospital...

Public records

Four hurt in wrecks Four people were injured and damages were estimated at $38,575 in eight recent traffic collisions in Wayne County, officers reported. *A driver was injured at 8:50 p.m. Tuesday in the Pinewood Square parking lot, Goldsboro police...

Quickbooks Pro workshop offered at MOC

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive College Agribusiness Center and the Golden LEAF will offer a two-day QuickBooks Pro workshop from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on June 8 and 15. The cost is $125 per two person team and...

More stop signs for Fremont

FREMONT -- Drivers in residential sections of Fremont may be slowing down more. Police Chief Ben Reid asked the board to consider requests for four-way stop signs at Vance and Wayne streets, North and Vance streets, and Wayne and...

Briefly

City officials appointed Goldsboro Mayor Al King and City Manager Richard Slozak were selected to serve on the Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee for the state League of Municipalities. As members of the committee, King and Slozak will help...