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Sunday, March 28, 2004

Festival flowers in Fremont

FREMONT -- Look for firsts when you spot your first wild turkey after taking a scenic route to Fremont for the 18th annual Daffodil Festival. Saturday was the first time the platform joust came to the Children's Alley. It...

Ineligible or eligible? Goldsboro pays into retirement of city attorney

Goldsboro has paid thousands of dollars toward state retirement benefits for City Attorney Harrell Everett over the past three decades, even though state officials have said he is not entitled to those benefits. Michael Williamson, director of the state...

Cooper-Standard, including Wayne plants, searches for buyer

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. wants to sale Cooper-Standard Automotive Group, which includes two plants in Wayne County, according to a company spokesman. Roger S. Hendriksen at the company's corporate headquarters in Findlay, Ohio, said that Lazard Freres, an...

Goldsboro to celebrate annual De-Rail-A-Bration

The young and young-at-heart will want to come to downtown Goldsboro's annual De-Rail-A-Bration celebration on Saturday. There will be lots of things on South Center Street to keep you busy and entertained. There will be rides, games, food, vendors, entertainment,...

Four awarded honor of Long Leaf Pine

Four people were honored with the governor's highest award in a ceremony Saturday night at the Goldsboro Elks Lodge Law Enforcement Banquet. Gov. Mike Easley sent the Order of the Long Leaf Pine to Wayne County to be given...

Court cases

Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Kevin Ray Hales, 28, Hales Road, Pikeville, trafficking in methamphetamine, 70 to 84 months. *Jamie Scott Parrish, 29, Mary Lane, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury...

Public record

Both drivers charged Two drivers and a passenger under age 5 were treated and released from Wayne Memorial Hospital after a collision Friday morning at the intersection of Mulberry and Lionel Streets. Michael Angelo Shaw of Airport Road said he...

Briefly

Business checklist People who want to open a new business in Mount Olive will soon have a checklist to help them. Patti O'Donoghue, president of the Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce, and Kenny Talton, town planning director, are putting...