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Sunday, March 6, 2005

Goldsboro soldier, cited for bravery, returning to battle front in Iraq

After a brief visit home, Sgt. Montreil Sanders returned to Fort Hood, Texas, last week. And then it's back to Iraq. Sanders, who graduated from Goldsboro High School not quite three years ago, is about to begin his second tour...

Buildings on the table at upcoming council retreat

The future of the Paramount Theater, the replacement for the Community Building, and the long-discussed civic center are all expected to be on the table this week at the Goldsboro City Council's annual retreat. City officials will convene at noon...

Before they're ready to talk, children may say much through use of sign language

Most parents are ready to respond to their newborn's every need. The thing that usually holds them back is understanding what those needs are. Without knowing how to talk, an infant has a limited ability to communicate. But a local...

State employees tell local legislators they need raises

Three of Wayne County's legislators met for breakfast Saturday in Goldsboro and got some hard questions to go with their sausage and scrambled eggs. Members of the State Employees Association of North Carolina asked N.C. Sen. John Kerr and N.C....

Local theater alumnus performs in touring company of 'Crazy For You'

As a cast member in the Troika Entertain-ment production of the musical "Crazy For You," Whit Baldwin of Mount Olive has spent the past several months touring the country. Next weekend, he and his fellow cast members will present five...

Professionals hope sight of diseased lungs will deter middle-schoolers from smoking

Sixth-grade students at Norwayne Middle School watched in awe as Dr. Gool Gupta held up plastic bags containing human lungs that had been damaged by cancer and emphysema. "Don't think that if you smoke, this won't happen to you," she...

Public records

Driver injured in rollover crash A driver was ejected from his sport utility vehicle Friday after it overturned several times following a collision with a car at Harris Street and South Andrews Avenue, Goldsboro police reported. Jack Shane Carter, 28,...