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Monday, May 2, 2005

Fatal wreck

Bobby Williams photo Tyron M. Best died in this sport utility vehicle Sunday night. For more information see Police chase ends in fatal crash near Calypso....

Police chase ends in fatal crash near Calypso

CALYPSO -- A driver from Greenville, fleeing from Wayne County authorities Sunday night, smashed head on into a tractor-trailer truck loaded with hogs on U.S. 117 south, and was killed instantly, officials said. The victim was identified as 25-year-old Tyron...

Leaders pushing to keep base safe

After viewing the Web site created by an alliance of people fighting to keep Seymour Johnson Air Force Base from shutting down, you have to wonder why anyone is worried about the base's future. Performance awards, combat experience, solid community...

Cancer survivors to be honored at Cancer Society banquet

Wayne County's cancer survivors will be honored at a banquet May 12 at 6 p.m. at the First Pentecostal Holiness Church. The 12th annual Cancer Survivor's Banquet is sponsored by the American Cancer Society and Southeastern Medical Oncology Center. Doors...

Public records

2 men robbed Two Goldsboro men were assaulted Sunday and robbed, Goldsboro police reported. Kenneth Ray Robinson, 50, told police he was standing in front of his van outside of his home on Courtyard Circle at about 12:55 p.m. Two...

Wayne County Commissioners will meet Tuesday

County Commissioners will have a light schedule for their Tuesday meeting, unless citizens decide to complain about property taxes. At 11 a.m., the commissioners will sit as the county's Board of Equalization and Review. At that time, citizens can come...

OPINION: Genetics!

BEAUFORT -- The phone rang at the "family retreat" here. It was daughter Sue, calling from Raleigh. "I ran into Dudley at the organic food store," she announced. Dudley is my cousin -- one of two Price boys working as...