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Friday, January 26, 2007

Escaped monkey observed on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base

She had no escort or permission. But after more than a month of swinging from Rosewood to Goldsboro, she got onto Seymour Johnson Air Force Base anyway. Obviously monkeys don't play by the rules established by the United States military....

Agencies: Patients can't find local care

Changes in laws providing mental health services have created problems across a wide spectrum of the community, the leaders of a number of government agencies and support organizations said Thursday at a meeting held at the Wayne County Public Library....

Reaction mixed to park plan

Rhonda Philips and her 5-year-old daughter, Kendra, never miss a sunny day at Herman Park. Something about watching her little girl climb higher in the air with each push she gives the swing brings them closer together, she said. "She...

Louis: Unity key factor in House this year

State Rep. Louis Pate, R-Wayne, isn't letting the fact that he lost the election of House Speaker Pro-Tem Wednesday affect him as the organization of the General Assembly's 2007 session continues. In fact, he said, losing on a party line...

Commissioner Jack Best speaks out on school issue

Wayne County Commis-sioner Jack Best is not one to sidestep an issue, but these days he is gingerly approaching the topic of the public school system. Since being named to the Facilities Master Plan Team to address the needs in...

Boy Scouts honor area volunteers at annual council awards banquet

SMITHFIELD -- Area Boy Scouts announced the 2006 class of 95 Eagle Scouts after honoring long-time volunteer Bill Kemp and naming four new Silver Beavers at their annual recognition banquet Thursday. The Tuscarora Council announced former council president Jim Daniels...

Public records

Investigations The Goldsboro Police Department is investigating these incidents: *Brittany Shakara Lewis told police that someone struck her in the face Thursday. She told police she knew her assailant. *Jimmy Vernon, at Myco Supply at 611 West Ash Street, told...

Financial aid help at WCC Saturday

People who plan to attend college in 2007-08 can get help with Free Application for Federal Student Aid forms at Wayne Community College on Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon in the Wayne Learning Center. Financial aid professionals will assist...

Exchange essay winners named

The Goldsboro Exchange Club recently honored three winners from Wayne County Public Schools for their essay written about the job shadowing experience last fall during the Youth in Government and Business Day co-sponsored by the Exchange Club and 4-H and...