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Sunday, August 29, 2004

Fellow sailors speak for Kerry

Thirty-five years ago, John Kerry defended their lives on rivers in southern Vietnam. Saturday, two of Kerry's brothers in arms came to Goldsboro to defend his reputation. Del Sandusky and Elliott "Skip" Barker said that Kerry is nothing like...

Korean War veterans swap stories

Vivid memories of the blood that was shed in the fight against communism came rushing back during a reunion of four Korean War veterans. The men overcame tremendous odds under extreme conditions to survive one of the key battles...

'Tuesdays with Morrie'

What better tour guide can there be on a journey than someone who has already traveled the road himself? That was true of Morrie Schwartz and now it is again true as Ed Hogan picks up the mantle. Schwartz...

Red Cross honors volunteers

Durwood Bostic, a five-year volunteer with the Red Cross, received the Wayne County Chapter's highest honor Friday -- the Mary C. Norwood Award. The award was presented during the chapter's annual meeting Friday at the Goldsboro Country Club. Donna...

Senate hopeful visits

The United States is at a crossroads, facing tough decisions on the war in Iraq, health care and the economy, U.S. Rep. Richard Burr said Friday in Goldsboro. "If we make the wrong choices, our children will spend their...

Nutrition program celebrates 35 years

Courtney Barnes credits a nutrition program sponsored by Cooperative Extension with making her a smarter student. The 13-year-old Dillard Middle School student said she learned much through her participation in the Expanded Food Nutrition Education program, or EFNEP. "Being...

The demolition man cometh

MOUNT OLIVE -- Owners of deteriorated buildings are getting certified letters to attend a hearing and explain their intentions. Those who do not respond will be on a demolition list that Mount Olive's building inspector, Kenny Talton, will provide...

Wayne men and women in the military

Malcolm Wooten Air Force Airman 1st Class Malcolm T. Wooten has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military...

Warsaw EMT vote Friday

WARSAW -- The town's rescue building will house full-time county emergency medical technicians. The Warsaw town board voted four-to-one Friday to authorize the town manager to enter an agreement providing the building cost-free. Eric Coman cast the dissenting vote,...

Volunteer Wayne

Volunteer Wayne offers opportunities to serve Wayne County for all ages. This service is provided by Volunteer Wayne and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) at Wayne Community College. Contact Joy Pearce at 735-5151, extesnion 336, or at www.volunteersolutions.org/uwwc/volunteer...

Briefly

POW/MIA dinner The Air Force Sergeant's Association Chapter 371 is sponsoring a dinner honoring POWs and MIAs next month. The dinner will be held Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Officer's Club. Social hour...

Student News

Lindsay Johnson of Goldsboro is a recipient of a $1,500 scholarship by The Scholarships for Military Children Program. She is a student at Liberty University and is the daughter of Eric and Betsy Johnson. Over 7,000 students applied for the...

School menus

Following are breakfast and lunch menus for Wayne County Public Schools for the week of August 30-Sept. 3: Monday -- Breakfast: Cereal, toast with jelly, fruit and juice. Lunch: Country style hamburgers and gravy, chicken with sauce, potatoes, green beans,...

Guardian ad Litem program needs volunteers

The number of abused and neglected children in Wayne County is growing at an alarming rate, says a court official who works with them. The situation will not change, she says, until the law is strengthened. Colleen Kosinski, the...

Superior Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *David Murchison, 39, East Elm Street, second-degree sexual offense (two counts), statutory rape (two counts), child abuse (two counts), indecent liberties with a child (two counts), lewd and lascivious...

Mount Olive court

These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Jan B. King, North Church Street, Mount Olive, worthless check (two counts), 45 days suspended, 12 months unsupervised probation, $478.53 restitution and costs. *Cori D. Brown, 32, North Kornegay...

District Court cases

These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Patsy Mildred Barnes, 48, West Holly Street, communicating threats, not guilty. *Patricia Ann Faison, 32, East Kelly Street, Mount Olive, assault, not guilty. *Karl E. Miller, 57, West Main...