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Monday, May 9, 2005

Sun shades

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Josiah Trotter, 4, left, and his sister, Abby, 10, try to stay out of the sun under their parents lawn chairs at the Easter Regional track and field meet held at Rosewood High School Saturday morning. The...

Wayne waits for news on base

An announcement of military bases recommended for closure had been expected early this week, but a Pentagon spokesman said today Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is likely to make the list public Friday. The fate of Seymour Johnson Air Force...

Officials ready if Seymour Johnson on list

Mental health officials voiced concern to legislators this morning about potential emotional problems for citizens if Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is on the list for realignment or closure. The topic came up during a question-and-answer session at a mental...

Relay begins Friday

Wayne Community College will be the center of activity this weekend as the annual Relay for Life takes place. The relay begins Friday at 4 p.m. and ends at noon Saturday. There will be an opening ceremony Friday at 6...

Not too late, early for MOC graduates

MOUNT OLIVE-This year's Mount Olive College graduating class represented a lot of territory - from a student who finished his studies in three years to graduate at 21, to a 58-year-old retired military man with three children of his own...

Senior Center celebrates May with slate of events

Peering out from underneath his red and blue ball cap, 78-year-old Daniel Hubbard keeps a watchful eye on the pool table. It's mid-morning at the Senior Center on John Street in downtown Goldsboro, and Hubbard has already played several games...

Public records

3 hurt in 5 crashes Three people were injured and damages were estimated at $16,650 in five recent traffic collisions in Wayne County, officers reported. *Damages were estimated at $7,000 in a two-car collision at 2:40 p.m. Sunday at North...

OPINION: Come back, Gearino!

It didn’t take G.D. Gearino long to wear out his welcome in Goldsboro. Gearino makes his living writing a column in the Raleigh News & Observer. He was in Goldsboro recently to speak at the Henry Belk lectures series...