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Monday, June 12, 2006

Practicing Response - Base simulates emergency

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Assistant Goldsboro Fire Chief Lisa Johnson, left, and Sean Quimby, the chief of training for the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base fire department, coordinate emergency workers at the scene of a staged plane crash near the base...

If a jet goes down ... Base, city practice response

A distress call was sent out at close to 9 this morning from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base to Goldsboro and Wayne County first responders -- an aircraft approaching the base was in trouble. Within minutes, another call came out...

Adults needed to speak for children

Wayne County officials are looking for volunteers to speak for some of the area's youngest victims of abuse and neglect. The Guardian ad Litem program pairs volunteers with children who are victims, but too young to be able to voice...

Courage and compassion; she cared for husband, others with ALS

EMERALD ISLE -- Kim Hebert didn't know when she married her husband, Randy, 13 years ago the journey they -- and their family -- would take. It was that struggle -- and the courage and determination that came from it...

Mount Olive manager will stay the course

MOUNT OLIVE -- The new Mount Olive town manager says he is not planning to shake up Town Hall. Charles Brown said he plans to simply stay the course set by former town manager Ray McDonald. Brown took over for...

Public records

Man wounded A 40-year-old Goldsboro man was wounded Saturday night in the 400 block of West Oak Street, Goldsboro police reported. Lawrence Wall was rushed by ambulance to Wayne Memorial Hospital. His condition was not immediately known. Wall told police...

OPINION -- Prolonging dying

Many among us have signed "living wills." These are documents saying that should we become hopelessly and terminally ill, no "heroic measures" should be employed to keep us alive. There have been instances in which people in hopeless comas have...