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Sunday, July 24, 2005

Patient grabs gun, shoots worker, self

A health care worker at Cherry Hospital is in stable condition after being shot by a man being admitted to the hospital Friday afternoon. The 27-year-old patient then turned the gun on himself and died at the scene. According to...

Wayne courthouse will have metal detectors Monday

Getting into the Wayne County Courthouse might take a little more time starting Monday because of newly installed metal detectors. The machines are located inside the atrium area of the courthouse, near the entrance area. The metal detectors cost the...

Korean pilots view new fighter for first time at Seymour Johnson AFB

South Korean pilots who have been training at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base got their first look at the new fighter jet they will be flying when an F-15K touched down at the base Friday afternoon. The aircraft, similar to...

City Appearance Committee takes hard look at hardware store

An effort to get a Goldsboro business to clean up its property might finally be moving forward. Goldsboro's Appearance Commission has urged the city to issue citations to the owner of Delmus' Hardware. At issue, members say, are piles of...

Wayne schools choose individual Teachers of the Year

From staff reports Wayne County schools have chosen 30 teachers to move to the head of the class. Each of the district's 31 schools nominated a candidate to compete for the honor of being Wayne County Public Schools' Teacher of...

Archivist wants to record WWII veterans' stories

A resurgence of interest in World War II might be helpful in collecting data about North Carolinians who served then and in other facets of the military, the state's military archivist said. Ret. Lt. Col. Sion Harrington III of the...

MOC will name center in honor of Lois Britt

From staff reports MOUNT OLIVE - Mount Olive College has announced plans to name its agribusiness center in memory of one of its supporters. Lois G. Britt, who died June 4, grew up in Duplin County and was a longtime...

Superior Court judgments

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Jonathan Frank James, 37, Fields Road, Pikeville, felony assault inflicting serious injury, felony habitual misdemeanor assault (two counts), misdemeanor assault on a female (two counts) and...

Public record

Assault, robbery An 18-year-old Pikeville man told police he was struck in the mouth with a gun and robbed of a cell phone by an unknown subject in the area of 3200 Central Heights Road on Friday night. The incident...

Andrade takes over WCC band program

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Wayne Community College has a new band leader, Matt Andrade of Spring Creek High School's Performing Arts Department. He replaces the college's former band director, Danny Arnette, who resigned this summer. Andrade said he plans to visit...

District Court

Wayne County District Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Misty Lynn Hope, 27, Little Wiggins Road, LaGrange, assault on a child, not guilty. *Zerenia Carmichael, 25, North Carolina Street, injury to personal property, not guilty....

76-year-old headed back to college

Cleo Trigones will probably never be called conventional. In 1988, she received her four-year degree in hospitality management from Florida International University. She was 58 years old. Because of her age and medical insurance issues, she said, she could not...