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Friday, June 4, 2004

Cherry Hospital memorial dedication

News-Argus/Phyllis Moore Program participants at dedication ceremonies for the Cherry Hospital cemetery monument. At right is Shirley Bostic, wife of late Cherry Chaplain Steven Bostic, who initiated the project. For more information see Cherry Hospital dedicates cemetery monument....

Tornadoes spotted

Tornadoes were spotted this morning in Johnston and Wayne counties just before noon. Residents reported seeing a tornado on the ground near Oakland Church Road and later, just north of Nahunta, about 10 miles north of Goldsboro. A line...

Golden Leaf Board announced grants

North Carolina's growing biotechnology industry was given another boost Thursday after the Golden LEAF Foundation approved $4.3 million worth of grants to help train workers through the state's community colleges. The Golden LEAF's board of directors held its meeting...

Tobacco movie leaves audience nostalgic

FREMONT -- Most of the 40 people who gathered Thursday night at the Gov. Charles B. Aycock Birthplace to watch a documentary about tobacco farmers were farmers. Many had worked in tobacco. But when asked, after the film, how...

Public records

Armed robbery Two men robbed a convenience store clerk Thursday night, a Wayne County Sheriff's Office report said. The clerk told deputies that the robbers entered the Handy Mart No. at 5458 U.S. 117 Alternate South, Dudley, at about 10:42...

Graduates are named scholarship winners

Seven graduates of Wayne County public schools have been named recipients of the 2004 Emmet and Mary Robinson Trust Fund scholarships. Two Charles B. Aycock High School graduates, Eman Alawar and Jennifer Williamson, will receive $3,000 scholarships. Eman plans to...

Duplin begins paying emergency medical technicians

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County has started paying emergency medical technicians to provide 24-hour coverage seven days a week. The paid service is only in Warsaw and Kenansville at this point, but EMS Supervisor Jimmy Pate says countywide paid service...

Faison accepts new library

FAISON -- The Faison town board decided Wednesday night to draft a letter to thank William Thornton for donating a building for a town library and museum. Thornton, the owner of the building at 211 W. Main St., also donated...

Briefly

McNeill promotion Dan K. McNeill of Warsaw, a former commander of the 82nd Airborne Division, returned to Fort Bragg on Thursday for a ceremony to recognize his promotion to four-star general. McNeill, 57, spent 23 years at Fort Bragg. In...

Cherry Hospital dedicates cemetery monument

Nestled in a wooded area near the State Employees Credit Union on West Ash Street is a place that many people have wanted to pay tribute to for a long time. On Thursday, eight years of hard work came...

Bounds endowment established

MOUNT OLIVE -- An endowment honoring Dr. Richard R. Bounds, professor of biology, has been established at Mount Olive College by several of his former students. The earnings from the Richard R. Bounds Endowed Fund for Biology will be used...