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Monday, March 14, 2005

U.S. needs to secure borders, Jones says

The U.S. needs to secure its borders to reduce the threat of terrorism, Rep. Walter B. Jones said Saturday night. Between 8,000 and 10,000 people entered the U.S. illegally every day, Jones said at the annual Law Enforcement Banquet held...

Hospital offers part-time shuttle service

Visitors to Wayne Memorial Hospital shouldn't be surprised to see a golf cart with a flashing strobe light making the rounds in the hospital's rear parking lot. A "courtesy cart" was introduced last week to shuttle patients and visitors from...

De-Rail-A-Bration celebrations expands to two days

Goldsboro's De-Rail-A-Bration expands to two days this year with the booking of the Malpass Family for a night of country, bluegrass and gospel. De-Rail-A-Bration will be held Friday evening, April 15, and Saturday, April 16, at Pedestrian Plaza, corner of...

Commissioners to consider mobile home standards

The Wayne County Commissioners will discuss a mobile home standards ordinance during a Tuesday workshop. In December, the Wayne County Planning Board recommended that mobile homes built before 1976 be prohibited from moving into the county's rural areas. The planning...

Public records

Murder trial to be non-capital A 28-year-old Goldsboro man will not be tried for his life in last year's murder of another Goldsboro man. Leandren Andre Wilson of North Kornegay Street was charged with first-degree murder in connection with fatal...

Opinion: Avast, matey

Perhaps the attitudes of Admirals Vern Clark and William Fallon at a congressional hearing last week could be perceived by some as in keeping with the great tradition of the U.S. Navy. The subject was the Outlying Landing Field the...

Historical Association members hope to resurrect Web site

The Wayne County Historical Association is hoping to resurrect its website, a tool the county manager says will not only help the organization but aid in economic development as well. At a historical association meeting last week, County Manager Lee...

Motorcyclists take to road to raise money for the Red Cross

Area motorcyclists will Ride for the Red on Saturday, March 26 to raise money for the Red Cross. The Goldsboro chapter of Blue Knights International is sponsoring the 75-mile ride, which will begin at the Red Cross office on North...