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June 28, 2004 archives

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Monday, June 28, 2004

Man pinned in accident

Bobby Williams photo Rosewood volunteer firemen and rescue workers from Wayne EMS Station #2 work to free a Wilson man pinned under his 2004 Tahoe shortly after 9 this morning. Witnesses at the scene say the Tahoe was traveling...

Busco Beach accident takes life of man, 19

A young Hispanic farm worker who could not swim drowned Sunday at Busco Beach, officials said today. The victim, Eli Morales Lopez, 19, of Cabin Creek Drive, Seven Springs, stepped into a deep hole and panicked, a Wayne County sheriff's...

Lamaze instructor donates kidney to son

Edie Brisson has coached expectant couples in the art of Lamaze for 25 years. She knows what it means to breathe new life into the world, and she knows the strong pull a parent feels to ensure the child's...

Red Cross appeals for blood donors

With blood supplies critically low, the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross has issued an urgent appeal for donors. "With the summer barely under way, the blood supply throughout the region has dipped to alarming levels," said...

Red Cross offers lightning, flood tips

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross has offered information on lightning and flooding in the wake of thunderstorms that have rocked the county. Chuck Waller, interim director of the chapter, noted that North Carolina ranks third...

Public records

A Goldsboro psychologist riding his motorcycle was injured in a collision with a car Friday at N.C. 581 and Rosewood Road, the Highway Patrol said. Kurt A. Luedtke, 56, of Wackena Point was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital, stabilized and...

OPINION -- If only ...

Mintt Hoang Truong, 36, of Raleigh was considered "a good swimmer." On Father's Day, he and his two sons were enjoying a boating trip on Falls Lake. He apparently was trying to put up a canopy when a gust...

House in Mount Olive burns

MOUNT OLIVE -- An unoccupied house at Church and College streets was heavily damaged Sunday night in a fire called suspicious by authorities. Mount Olive, Dudley and Calypso volunteers responded to the 10 p.m. call. An investigation of the fire...

Duplin economic development officials resigns

KENANSVILLE -- Scotty Summerlin, the assistant director of economic development in Duplin County, has resigned. Economic Development Director Woody Brinson said the assistant director's position was eliminated in the upcoming 2004-2005 budget, and Summerlin was being reassigned as director of...