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Monday, November 12, 2007

Across the pond gratitude

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Growing up in England during the height of World War II was not easy for, from left, Ann Condon, Marguerite Poland, Brenda Chambers and Miriam Johnson. So today, along with, from right, Sandra and Penelope Scoggins, the...

New airmen will bring money to the county

As the 300 new active-duty airmen scheduled to make up the 911th Air Refueling Squadron begin arriving in January, it's not just Seymour Johnson Air Force Base that will have to absorb them. The rest of Goldsboro and Wayne County...

Task force will target substance abusers

The WATCH Substance Abuse Task Force is back in action. Begun six years ago to address the need for substance abuse education and resources in the community, it has been dormant for more than a year. D.J. Coles, a health...

United Way needs help to make 2007 goal

United Way of Wayne County officials are asking residents to dig deep to help the organization reach its goal of improving 29,200 lives throughout the county next year. The organization is falling short of the goal of raising $1.46 million...

They won't forget what happened 'over there'

Miriam Johnson remembers when a piece of candy set her free -- when the taste of sweet powder took a little girl away from the air raids and the bombings. The 72-year-old can still smell the rubber gas mask she...

Veteran remembers victories, sadness from his World War II service

Chuck Jacobi was in a town in Sicily in a valley with a wooded area. It was wartime and he was scouting ahead for signs of the enemy. Suddenly he heard a boom. Next thing he knew, a shell flew...

Wayne Memorial ads new rules for uniforms

Nurses at Wayne Memorial Hospital are adopting a more professional image. The more uniform approach among the nursing staff went into effect Nov. 1, said Shirley Harkey, director of nurses. From nurses and nursing assistants to unit secretaries on each...