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Thursday, February 19, 2004

Oppositional Defiant Disorder or just behaving badly?

Hearing that Bruce Moyer, the director of psychological services at Cherry Hospital, was going to talk about "oppositional defiant disorder," a friend of his quipped, "so you're going to be talking about bad kids, right?" Are people with diabetes...

Chamber Annual Meeting

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce recognized its outstanding members Wednesday during its annual meeting. Chamber officials reported that over 300 people attended the meeting at Walnut Creek Country Club. A television was placed in front of the room...

School forums rescheduled

The Community Forum for a Mount Olive high school has been rescheduled to Thursday, March 4. It will still be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Mount Olive Historic Assembly Hall, which once served as the old Mount Olive High...

Confederate group warns school board

The Sons of Confederate Veterans says it has warned the Wayne County Board of Education that its policy against students wearing Confederate-themed clothing could have legal consequences. In a letter Monday, Roger W. McCredie of Asheville, a member of...

Ugly business signs

The city's appearance continued to dominate a zoning discussion this week, as Goldsboro council members recommended imposing stricter standards for business signs. City Councilman Chuck Allen said that even though the city has regulations on the size of a...

Calypso homebound meals

CALYPSO -- Meals on Wheels will be rolling toward Calypso soon. The town is about five volunteers away from having its own route of food deliveries to its home-bound residents. The Duplin County Services for the Aged delivers meals...

Carver Heights hear Ghana speaker

Fourth- and fifth-graders at Carver Heights Elementary School learned about Ghana, West Africa, this week as part of Black History Month. Ken Duah, a pastor from Ghana, visited a classroom and spoke during an assembly at the local school. He...

WCC Scholarship Ceremony

The Foundation of Wayne Community College recognized its scholarship recipients and donors in its annual scholarship awards ceremony at the college. More than 300 students who received scholarships for the fall 2003 and spring 2004 semesters had the opportunity to...

Briefly

School schedule change Make-up days and a change in high school graduations have been announced for students in Wayne County public schools. Three days were missed due to ice on Jan. 26, 27 and 28. The days chosen by the...

Public records

Property stolen from home An estimated $12,245 worth of property, including firearms, jewelry and entertainment equipment, was stolen Wednesday after a window was smashed at a home in the 100 block of Lakewood Drive near Dudley, a Wayne County sheriff's...

Airman found dead

An airman from the 4th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base was found dead in his room on base quarters Wednesday morning. The cause of death is under investigation by the Seymour Johnson Office of Special...

HD Web Site for teens

The Board of Health said it supports a proposal to develop a Web site targeting teens in Wayne County. At its meeting on Wednesday, Health Director James Roosen asked the board to consider using existing resources at the Health...

Child Care Conference

Child-care providers who have not signed up for the "Preparing Children for Success" conference can still register on site at Wayne Community College on Saturday. The regional conference runs from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and costs $20. The...

Cherry sponsors nursing scholarships

A scholarship program has been launched at Wayne Community College to recruit nurses to Cherry Hospital. Cherry has given $25,000 to the college's foundation for scholarships to entice nurses into the field of psychiatric medicine. In return, recipients will...