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Monday, March 20, 2006

Seymour Johnson's new command center

News-Argus/Turner Walston Maj. Don Cornwell speaks to community members and honorary commanders in the battle cab - a command center and briefing room - at the opening of the new 4th Fighter Wing command post Friday at Seymour Johnson...

Base unveils command post

In the event of a hurricane, deployment or routine exercise, officials at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base need to be able to come up with a plan. Friday, they showed off a new facility in which to do just that....

Wife gets top award for work at SJAFB

One of the most popular people at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base isn't a general, colonel or major. She's not even enlisted. Her name is Cathy Woodson, and she is the wife of Col. Harry Woodson, commander of the 916th...

Red Cross course teaches children how to stay safe

The Red Cross hopes Wayne County's schoolchildren will be safer this year after learning about the dangers of strangers. The Wayne County Chapter took its Home Alone program to about 9,000 students in kindergarten through fifth grade in the public...

O'Berry worker retiring, again; this time at 85

Sophia Grady started working at O'Berry Center in 1961 as a cottage parent, retiring in 1986. Through a program established by the state allowing retirees to return, she came back in 1987 and has worked steadily ever since. Now, she...

Public hearing on industry grants to be held Tuesday

Wayne County residents can voice their opinions to the county Board of Commissioners on Tuesday about the proposed conveyance of a lot at the county industrial park and the providing of grant money to a company interested in building there....

Final events planned for Wayne County reads

Wayne County Reads is winding down, with only a few more events left on this year's schedule. Tuesday evening at 7 p.m., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor emeritus Dr. Anthony Oberschall will take center stage at Wayne...

Public records

5 people injured in accidents Five people were injured and damages were estimated at $46,100 in eight recent traffic collisions in Wayne County, officers reported. *Damages were estimated at $5,000 in a two-vehicle collision at 1:15 p.m. Sunday on U.S....