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Monday, June 7, 2004

Home again

Bobby Williams photo Staff Sgt. Kevin Williamson holds his daughter, Caitlyn, during welcome home ceremonies Sunday morning....

Fremont National Guard returns

FREMONT -- The first group of soldiers from the National Guard's 691st Maintenance Company returned home Sunday to a crowd of friends and family members. The 27 members had been deployed to Pennsylvania for a year in support of Operation...

Two die in single-vehicle wrecks

Two drivers have been killed in one-vehicle wrecks in Wayne County, according to Highway Patrol reports. One victim was identified as 23-year-old Sheriese Shantel Walls of 207 Little Dove Road, Pikeville. The second victim, believed to be an airman at...

Goldsboro's junior ball leagues in business

When Mayor Al King and Richard "Rooster" Narron began talking about a baseball and softball league for inner-city children last year, they both figured it would take several years to organize. Instead, it took less than a year for...

Habitat house dedicated

Habitat for Humanity has held its seventh dedication ceremony since being organized in November of 2001. The ceremony was Sunday at the new home of Alba Moradel at 102 Winslow Place. This house was co-sponsored by the Home Builders Association...

Travel and Tourism numbers climbing

Interest in Wayne County as a tourist destination continues to climb, according to the latest figures from the city's Travel & Tourism Department. More than 1,400 people contacted Travel & Tourism in May, an increase of 460 percent from...

Public records

Drug charges Two people were arrested on felony drug charges Sunday by Wayne County authorities. A 42-year-old man from Zebulon was arrested by the Highway Patrol and the Goldsboro-Wayne Drug Squad and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine. Charles Earl Lamm was...

OPINION -- Reminiscences

An apology BEAUFORT -- We apologized recently to Captain Horatio Sinbad. He's captain -- and builder -- of the beautiful brigantine Meka II. At this writing he and his crew -- including four teenage girls -- are sailing somewhere in...

Albertson rain date

ALBERTSON -- July 24 is the rain date set for the June 26 Jamboree and Stewfest. The event will be held on the grounds of the Peary Davis home at the intersection of N.C. Highways 903 and 111 in Albertson....