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Thursday, April 1, 2004

County, town attorneys get retirement pay

Wayne County makes retirement system payments for both of its lawyers, and so does the town of Mount Olive. The county has two lawyers, County Attorney Borden Parker and Tax Attorney Dortch Langston. Mount Olive's town attorney is Carroll...

State agriculture board meets at, tours, Cherry Farm

Providing farmers with economically viable ways to plant crops and raise cattle is just one goal of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems in Goldsboro. It also is teaching young, bright future farmers what is involved in cultivating the...

Substance abuse task force points to many types of additions

Addictions are growing at a tremendous pace, but not all of them are in the form of drugs or alcohol. WATCH's Substance Abuse Task Force says that sex, on-line pornography and gambling can be just as addictive but are...

House burns

A home at 1002 N. James St. in Goldsboro was damaged heavily Wednesday night in a fire caused by unattended cooking. The home was occupied by Gwendolyn Jefferson, whose mother was the owner of the Jefferson Corner Grocery, which was...

Public records

Man robbed A Mar Mac resident was forced to disrobe at gunpoint in his home and then robbed Wednesday night of about $4,750 worth of property, a Wayne County Sheriff's report said. Raymond Francis Aube, 57, of Running Branch Circle...

Briefly

Walk for Hunger United Church Ministries will have its annual Walk for Hunger on Sunday. Registration will begin at 1 p.m. at the gazebo at Herman Park. The walkers will leave the park at 1:30. Everyone who finishes the 41ò2-mile...

Local digest

Spring lambs arrive at Aycock site FREMONT -- Spring has sprung at Aycock Birthplace State Historic Site, and two new lambs are leaping into the season. Baby Abigail arrived on March 8 and is doing just fine, say site officials....