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Friday, August 19, 2005

Police investigating disappearance

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Investigators look for clues in the disappearance of Brenda Owens on River Road in the Rosewood area. For more information see XXX.-->...

Man shoots himself; wife missing

A man's body was found Thursday after he had reported that his wife was missing, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office said today. The man was identified as Robert Owens of 869 River Bend Road. His death was attributed to an...

Federal Prison Camp will close in early 2006

The Federal Prison Camp at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base should close sometime in mid-February or March, officials announced Thursday. "We don't have an exact closure date," Warden Gary Winkler told members of the Federal Prison Camp at Seymour Johnson...

Albertson says his 'no' vote on lottery is one of principle

BEULAVILLE -- All that stands between North Carolina instituting a lottery and the issue dying again in the Legislature are five Democratic senators who believe it will do more harm than good. One of the five is Sen. Charlie Albertson...

Gale Lewis is Wayne's top Teacher of the Year

A reading teacher at Spring Creek Elementary School has been named Teacher of the Year for Wayne County Public Schools. Gale Lewis was recognized during a banquet Thursday night at Goldsboro Country Club. Administrators chose her from a pool of...

Wayne Red Cross honored in region for blood program

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross has been recognized by the Carolinas Blood Region for its outstanding blood donor program. The chapter was presented a plaque at the Celebration of Excellence awards ceremony in Winston-Salem recently. Wayne...

Public records

Third suspect held in robbery A third person was arrested Thursday by Goldsboro police and charged with the armed robbery of the BB&T branch bank in the Little River Shopping Center. Warren L. Baker Jr., 19, of Courtyard Circle was...

Firefighters will be 'filling the boot'

Goldsboro firefighters will be "filling the boot" for the Muscular Dystrophy Associ-ation and the families the organization serves this weekend as they try to raise money for research into the disease. The annual event will be held at Wal-Mart on...

Junior Volunteers honored for their work at hospital

Two youths were recognized for their contributions as volunteers at Wayne Memorial Hospital over the summer. The 2005 Junior Volunteer celebration was held Thursday night in the hospital cafeteria. The theme was "Volunteers Plant the Seeds of Kindness," said Donna...

Ed and Rae Allen establish scholarship fund at MOC

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ed and Rae Allen of Goldsboro recently established the Rae Allen Endowed Scholarship Fund at Mount Olive College. The initial gift of $500, along with continued gifts from the Waylin and Wayne County AARP chapters, will help...

Arts Council lists programs

The Arts Council of Wayne County will sponsor the following classes for September. *Violin Lessons for Adults and Children. Students register for private one half-hour lessons on Mondays or Wednesdays. Classes are offered on a monthly basis. Monday classes will...