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Sunday, April 11, 2004

Cancer patients find solace in art classes

Peggy Bill was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1990, but for the next 11 years she thought she had beaten it. Three years ago, it returned. One suggestion from her doctor, Jim Atkins of Southeastern Medical Oncology Center, has...

Homeowner sues county over inspection

An unlicensed Wayne County building contractor, a county building inspector and the county are being sued by a homeowner who says her house that was destroyed in a fire was poorly rebuilt. Alice McCoy's home at 223 Slapout Road was...

Two to go on trial for murder at liquor house

Two Goldsboro men will go on trial Monday in Wayne County Superior Court for the murder of a man and the wounding of another outside of a liquor house near Goldsboro. William Darryl Braswell, 23, of North Drive and...

Student becomes the teacher

Mount Olive Middle School's newest teacher is barely older than some of her students. Pamela Braswell, 20, has been in college classrooms year-round since she graduated from Rosewood High School in 2001. In fact, she finished her requirements on...

Litter Sweep cleanup to be held Saturday

Less than a week remains before Wayne County residents will be out in force to pick up litter on city and county roads. The biannual Litter Sweep is scheduled for Saturday, April 17, from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m....

Public Records

Woman charged with burning her house FREMONT -- A Fremont resident was charged Friday with setting her own house and her husband's car on fire, Fremont Police Chief Ben Reid announced. The fire damaged a bedroom, and smoke damaged the...

Briefly

Goldsboro mention Restaurateur Wilberdean Shirley has been notified that his establishment, Wilber's Barbecue of Goldsboro, will be mentioned in the lead story of the Southern Living Favorites issue, which will go on sale by April 15. The magazine's executive editor,...

Goldsboro to flush water system

Goldsboro to flush water system Goldsboro's General Services department will begin flushing the city's water distribution system today. The flushing activities will begin at 11 p.m. and end at 6 a.m. daily, except for Friday and Saturday of each week....

Student News

Dr. Keisha Counsela Stevens challenged students at Dillard Academy to set goals and work toward them. She was invited by Mrs. Vivian Stover to speak to the kindergarten through third grade. Dr. Stevens is a Duke University graduate who will...

Volunteer Wayne

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, ext. 336, or at www.volunteersolutions.org/uwwc/volunteer...