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Tuesday, March 30, 2004

Concerned Clergy, NAACP group oppose school construction plan

The proposed $82.5 million school bond plan would exacerbate Wayne County's problem with racial imbalance in the central Goldsboro schools, says a group aligned with the NAACP. Concerned Clergy members on Monday challenged elected officials not to approve the...

Pickle Fest extends hours

MOUNT OLIVE -- The N.C. Pickle Festival's hours will be extended by three hours on April 24 in downtown Mount Olive. The festival's Saturday hours were 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., said Gina Knode, chairman of the Pickle Festival...

Children register for city baseball league

More than 80 children showed up Saturday to register for a baseball league aimed at improving baseball skills for inner-city youth. On Saturday the newly formed Jackie Robinson League will give young people another chance to sign up for...

Homestead's financial records missing

GREENSBORO -- The computer server that contains Project Homestead's financial records has been missing since the day before the nonprofit home builder filed for bankruptcy liquidation, Homestead's court-appointed bankruptcy trustee told the Greensboro News & Record on Monday. Project Homestead...

Waynesborough Village holds T-shirt contest

Waynesborough Historical Village is sponsoring a T-shirt design contest that is open to all art students and artists in Wayne County. The purpose is to design a T-shirt for the Black History Expo, which will be at the village...

Gifted students will exhibit talents

Wayne County public schools will hold their annual Academically and Intellectually Gifted Program Expo on Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the administrative offices on Royall Avenue. The public is invited. The exposition will showcase the various...

Lowe's CEO joins college foundation board

MOUNT OLIVE -- Robert L. "Bob" Tillman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Lowe's Companies Inc., has joined the Mount Olive College Foundation Board. "We are thrilled that Bob Tillman has agreed to join the foundation board,"...

Briefly

Seeking young voters The Board of Elections will be conducting voter registrations during lunch hours this month at all high schools in Wayne County. The drive begins Thursday at Eastern Wayne High School. The remaining schedule is Friday, Goldsboro High;...

Public records

Crimes of the Week Car break-ins between 7 p.m. Wednesday and noon Thursday have been chosen by Goldsboro-Wayne County Crime Stoppers as its latest "Crimes of the Week." Thieves damaged the locks to enter a car in the Jamison Inn...