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Friday, December 29, 2006

Hospital gets new MRI

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Valerie Surles, left, prepares a patient for an MRI scan at Wayne Memorial Hospital in the hospital’s second unit. The more open MRI offers nearly one foot of free space between a patient’s head and the magnet,...

21 4th Fighter Wing jets will fly in tribute to Ford

When former President Gerald Ford is laid to rest in his home state next week, members of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base's 4th Fighter Wing will be among those present to pay their respects. Dozens of airmen will be in...

WMH's open unit gives patients imaging without claustrophobia

A second MRI machine has been added at Wayne Memorial Hospital that not only produces high-resolution images but promises to be more "patient-friendly." The six-ton unit expanded the department into a suite that is more accessible to community residents. But...

Price - Schools remain priority

When Atlas Price took over as chairman of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners a year ago, he had specific goals he wanted to accomplish. Although advances were made toward each, none came to fruition by year's end. But Price,...

Dr. Corbett Quinn remembered

It's been a week since mourners laid Duplin County luminary Dr. Corbett Quinn to rest, but it will take much longer for his memory and for his impact on the community to begin to fade. "He was a giant of...

Brogden Primary continues southern end walking track

Brogden Primary School students will not only be focusing on physical activity as part of their New Year's resolutions, they will continue to have a track program, thanks to a benefactor and the Wayne County Health Department. The Brogden staff...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Jesse Lee Garner reported Friday morning that someone fired four gunshots into his home on the 100 block of Talbert Drive, causing $400 in damage. *Goldsboro police charged a woman who...

Pickle drop Sunday at 7 p.m.

MOUNT OLIVE -- A few tweaks to the New Year's Eve pickle and a new location for the countdown marquee are among the changes for Mt. Olive Pickle Co.'s 8th annual New Year's Eve Pickle Drop. "Our maintenance folks are...