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Sunday, February 8, 2004

On North Carolina People

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Dr. William Friday, left, and Carl Kasell at event Friday night.. For more information see Carl Kasell honored....

Filing period may be delayed

Robins are said to be the first sign of spring. People interested in another season -- Election Season -- will have their eyes on Raleigh Monday. The State Board of Elections will meet at 10 a.m. to decide whether...

Carl Kasell honored

Dr. William Friday and the production crew of "North Carolina People" arrive at the Walnut Creek Country Club to do something they don't normally do: Tape an episode of the UNC-TV series in front of a live audience. The...

Municipal election won't change

The controversy over state legislative maps will not affect the District 6 municipal race scheduled for March 23. Danny Roseborough and Jackie Warrick will face off in the new election for the district that covers eastern Goldsboro. District 6...

School Counselors make awards

A student who couldn't speak English. A football player and class president who works 30 hours a week as his mother battles cancer. A homecoming princess who was the sole survivor in a car accident that claimed the lives...

Advertising paying off

The right kind of exposure, and good advertising, is beginning to pay off for Goldsboro, says Travel and Tourism Director Marlise Taylor. Not only are the occupancy rates at hotels steadily increasing, but interest in the Wayne County area...

Human Relations Awards Banquet

A District Court judge will speak at the 30th annual Human Relations Award banquet, to be held Feb. 21 at the Goldsboro Country Club. Judge Addie Rawls, District Court judge for Johnston, Harnett and Lee counties, was first appointed to...

Business seminars planned

The Business and Industry Center of Wayne Community College and the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce will present these free seminars in the college's Dogwood Building, room 145: *"How to talk so others will listen," presented by Kathy Sprau on...

Wayne Men and Women in the Military

Melissa Knight Melissa L. Knight graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base. She also completed technical school training at Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas and has been assigned to Health Services Management, 48th Medical Operations SQ,...

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Wayne offers opportunities to serve Wayne County for all ages. This service is provided by Volunteer Wayne and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) at Wayne Community College. Contact Joy Pearce at 735-5151, extension 336, for more information....

Superior Court

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Odell Kareem Copeland, 23, South Baker Street, Eureka, possession of cocaine, 56 days active, four to five months suspended, 24 months supervised probation (six months intensive...

Student News

Ryan Lewis has been selected to participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Law to be held in Washington D.C. on Feb. 17-22. Lewis will join approximately 350 high school juniors and seniors who have demonstrated academic achievement and...

Public record

Drug arrests As a result of an investigation conducted by the Goldsboro/Wayne County Drug Squad, a man has been arrested on felony drug violations. Michael Shayne Lee, 27, Rose Street, was arrested Friday following a vehicle stop on Jefferson Street....

Briefly

County tab A 16-page tabloid publication describing Wayne County government is being distributed with today's News-Argus. The tab describes the functions of the various county departments and includes comments form department heads. The content was provided solely by the county....