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Sunday, August 21, 2005

Body of woman found in river

The body of a woman who had been reported missing a day earlier by her husband was found Friday afternoon in the Neuse River, officials said. Brenda Lee Owens of 869 Riverbend Road in the Rosewood community had been murdered,...

Seymour airmen to deploy

From staff reports More than 250 airmen from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base will deploy to Southwest Asia over the next few weeks in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, U.S. Air Force officials announced late Friday. The...

Murder trial begins Monday

A 28-year-old Goldsboro man will go on trial Monday in Wayne County Superior Court for the first-degree murder of another man outside of a night club. Leandren Andre Wilson of North Kornegay Street was accused of fatally shooting Corry Lavon...

Winn-Dixie in final days

Southern Family Markets officials have confirmed the purchase of the Winn-Dixie at 1805 Wayne Memorial Drive, and the store and its pharmacy will change hands next week. Chief Operating Officer Frank Curci said Friday morning the store on Wayne...

Medicare meetings are set

Several sessions are being planned in communities around Wayne County to discuss questions about changes to Medicare. Beneficiaries of Medicare of N.C. Senior Care cardholders to invited to attend any of the information sessions. Coun-selors will be available to answer...

Fremont man has complaints

FREMONT -- An elderly Fremont man says he has complained about drug sales, squalling tires, loud music and burning violations, but the town's police have done nothing about the problems. James Haire, who lives on Lee Street, told a recent...

Student News

Kyle Sasser has been invited to participate in the Junior National Young Leaders Conference to be held this fall in Washington, D.C. He will join over 200 outstanding middle school students from across the United States in a six-day, interactive...

Voluntary opportunities

Volunteer Wayne offers opportunities to serve Wayne County for all ages. This service is provided by Volunteer Wayne and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) at Wayne Community College. Contact Joy Pearce at 735-5151 ext. 336 or at www.volunteersolutions.org/uwwc/volunteer...

Superior Court

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Phillip A. Herring, 56, Rita Lane, communicating threats, not guilty. *Dennis Keith Mayo, 32, Frank Road, Kenly, possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine and...

Public records

Thieves get equipment in ballpark break-in Thieves broke into an equipment room at the Mar Mac Community Ballpark on Old Grantham Road and stole about $7,470 worth of baseball equipment, according to a report filed with the Wayne County Sheriff's...

Pianist Greg McCallum to perform on Thursday

KENANSVILLE -- North Carolina pianist Greg McCallum will give a free performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Monk Auditorium at James Sprunt Community College. McCallum lives and teaches piano in Carrboro. He has performed in the U.S., Europe and...

Military news

Deborah Jones Lt. Col. Deborah R. Jones retired from the United States Air Force with 20 years of service. A retirement ceremony was held on Aug. 5 at the Women in Military Service for American Memorial in Arlington, Va. Her...

Wayne County District Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Isidro Lemos Jeronimo, 23, Grandview Drive, Albertson, driving while impaired, fictitious registration and no liability insurance, 12 months. *Anthony Morris Herring, 45, Capps Bridge Road, Pikeville, driving while impaired, no...

Course on mental illnesses offered

A free course for families and friends of people diagnosed with serious mental illness will start Sept. 14 for the Wayne, Lenoir, Duplin and Sampson counties. Participants will meet in the fellowship hall of Daniels Memorial United Methodist Church at...

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...