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Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Speeding to the hospital

News-Argus/Bobby Williams An unidentified woman, left, explains to a Wayne County Sheriff's Office officer why she was traveling more than 100 mph in the northbound lanes of U.S. 117 Monday morning. She told officers she was transporting her grandson...

Race to ER sparks chase

"She just panicked" was how one officer described the situation. An unidentified woman was taking her grandson to Goldsboro for X-rays Monday, when he developed seizures from a fall on his head the day before, officers said. The woman reached...

Two airmen die in crash in Greene County

Two Seymour Johnson Air Force Base airmen died Saturday afternoon when their motorcycle hit a pickup truck and then a car at an estimated speed of 130 mph. Airman 1st Class Dustin Cichon, 22, of Lakeland, Fla., and Senior Airman...

New prison superintendent named

Robert Hines has come home. The Rosewood resident is the new superintendent of Wayne Correctional Center on Stevens Mill Road. Hines, who has worked 28 years in the prison system, never really left the area. For the past four years,...

Feast in the East still needs vendors

There is still time to sell food or crafts at this year's Feast in the East, organizers say. The second annual Eastern North Carolina Barbecue Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 28-29, at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair-grounds....

Hospital welcomes new chaplain

Suzanne Franklin didn't know what aspect of the ministry she would like to go into when she finished seminary. But after spending two years in pastoral care at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, she found it to be a perfect...

He may be restaurant's next 'Jared'

Trying to live a healthy lifestyle is already paying off for one fifth-grader in Wayne County. Jose Ferretti Alyea, 11, a student at St. Mary School, has been named one of 10 Subway Champions from across the country to receive...

Public records

Mobile home fire A single-wide mobile home at 475 Nor-Am Road was destroyed Monday in a fire of an undetermined cause, a fire official said. Little River Volunteer Fire Chief Mike Aycock said the resident smelled smoke, looked toward her...