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Sunday, November 28, 2004

Soldier thanks students for letters

A shipment of letters arrived in Kirkush, Iraq, and soldiers anxiously opened them. A smile came to their faces as they read about family and friends back home and, for a moment, their fears and worries faded away. For Sgt....

Kettle drive begins

The sights and sounds of the holidays include, once again this year in Wayne County, red kettles and the chiming of bells. The Salvation Army rang in its annual red kettle drive Friday morning at 17 locations around Wayne County....

Mentoring group enlists support from churches

A Wayne County mentor program is asking churches to expand their walls and reach out to children whose parents are in prison. The Wayne County Youth Outreach Program held a meeting with church representatives Tuesday to discuss ways to support...

Volunteer opportunities

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, extension 336, or at www.volunteersolutions.org/uwwc/volunteer...

Sunday Briefly

Guard to leave National Guardsmen from South Carolina left Seymour Johnson Air Force Base on Friday after serving two years. The Guard arrived after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to help provide security on base. The Guardsmen were with...

Empty Stockiing Fund update

The Empty Stocking Fund is a Christmas tradition that began in Goldsboro in 1912. Every year goal has been set and met. This year's aim is to raise $33,000 by Saturday, Dec. 18. That is the day 610 excited children...

Cancer symposium to feature doctors, mother

The public is invited to a free cancer awareness symposium to hear local doctors, a victim's mother and a cancer survivor speak. Those attending can also visit informational booths. The seminar will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m....

Court reports

Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Patrick Ernest Borders, 43, Nahunta Road, Pikeville, possession of cocaine, mistrial declared. *Jeffrey Tyrone Davis, 33, Woodland Church Road, Dudley, breaking and entering, 10 to 12 months. *Donnie...

Public records

Shooting A 14-year-old boy was shot Friday as he walked through the park at the Courtyard Apartments. According to the police report, the juvenile was heading towards the building numbered 200, when he saw a blue car drive by him....

Butterfield seeks landing field probe

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, whose district includes Wayne County, is calling on a federal watchdog to investigate claims that politics drove the process for choosing a site for a Naval Outlying Landing Field. "Up until now, the Navy has publicly...