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Monday, March 28, 2005

Cultural exchange

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Maj. Sung Dae Kim, right, and Capt. Kee Pill Ryu, left, test their helmets after suiting up on Friday afternoon. For more information see South Korean airmen get lessons in jets, Southern hospitality....

South Korean airmen get lessons in jets, Southern hospitality

Eight visiting South Korean pilots and weapons specialists are learning more than just flight procedures for F-15 fighter jets during their visit to Seymour Johnson Air Force base. They have also had a crash course in North Carolina basketball and...

Residents flee coast after major earthquake strikes area devasted by December tsunami

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia — A major earthquake struck off the west coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra Island late today, and officials warned that a tsunami could strike the area. Residents of Banda Aceh fled their homes in panic. The U.S....

Man, 18, killed in one-car crash Sunday evening

An 18-year-old driver was killed Sunday evening in a one-car wreck on New Hope Road near its intersection with Miller's Chapel Road, the Highway Patrol said today. The victim was identified as Anthony Devon King of 134 Beston Drive, LaGrange....

Junior Livestock Show starts Tuesday

Young people raising livestock are busily preparing for the 57th Annual Wayne County Junior Livestock Show and Sale to be held Tuesday and Wednesday at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. Michael Sauls, 17, and his brother, Jacob, 7, are two Wayne...

Circus to be in Wayne Saturday and Sunday

The Cole Bros. Circus coming to Goldsboro Saturday and Sunday will include a number of new attractions, says its promoter. "This is an all new show," said Ron West, the marketing director for the circus. "It's a main event from...

Public records

Checkpoint Wayne County authorities issued more than 100 charges Friday night and early Saturday during a "Booze It and Lose It" campaign against impaired driving on Dr. M.L. King Jr. Expressway, the U.S. 70 bypass, near Oak Forest Road. Three...

Volunteer program aimed at helping students

Members of the Governor's One-on-One Volunteer Program met Thursday at Walnut Creek Country Club to exchange ideas on ways to build on its successes. The mentoring program's aim is to help keep at-risk young people more firmly anchored in their...

Motorcylcists Ride for Red Saturday

Thirty-five motorcyclists turned out Saturday for the first-ever Ride For The Red fund-raiser to benefit the Wayne County chapter of the American Red Cross. Riders raised $2,695 and more donations are expected to boost that total. The event was part...

Nominations for state volunteer awards being accepted

Nominations are being accepted for the 2005 North Carolina Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Service. Each county in the state is allowed to nominate five individuals, businesses or groups to be recognized for their outstanding contributions to their communities. In Wayne,...

Opinion: A bit of history

Most among us must have thought our Global TransPark created at Kinston a few years ago was a novel idea. Well, not completely. The concept for the TransPark is that, among other things, it would be used to fly materials...

Extensive schedule of computer classes offered at James Sprunt

KENANSVILLE -- James Sprunt Community College has developed an extensive schedule of computer classes. The Continuing Education Department has scheduled classes for both days and nights. The first round of classes will run from April 4 through May 19. Classes...