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Sunday, August 22, 2004

Border collies protect air base by chasing birds from wetlands

Dragonflies flit over the tall grasses in the Goldsboro wetlands, their tiny wings sparkling in the morning sunlight. You'll see plenty of the brightly covered insects darting through the blue flag irises, bulrushes, water lilies or any of the...

Relatives reminisce as Goldsboro woman nears 104th birthday

Catherine Davis of Golds-boro is turning 104 today. Mrs. Davis doesn't talk unless she takes a notion, says Freeman Aldridge, one of her nephews. "When you get old, you don't talk much. I don't think I'll talk a lot...

Mount Olive commissioner to survey interest for health center

MOUNT OLIVE -- Town Commissioner Ora Truzy wants anyone interested in learning more about health and wellness to call her. She is planning to survey Mount Olive residents about what they're interested in learning more about in the area...

Norwayne Alumni makes homecoming plans

Norwayne Alumni and Friends Inc. will have its 32nd annual homecoming Sept. 3 through 5. On Sept. 3 at Norwayne Middle School, there will be networking and reflections at 7 and 10:30 p.m., scholarship and eighth-grade awards at 8 p.m.,...

Public Record

Gunshot victim Jesse Lee Burns, 34, Crawford Street, was admitted to Wayne Memorial Hospital after a shooting Friday afternoon on the 1500 block of E. Elm Street. According to police reports, Burns was walking when two black males drove...