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Monday, May 24, 2004

A Wayne County Weekend

Bobby Williams Wayne County Royal Rangers launch canoes on the Neuse River during a camp-out over the weekend. The Rangers came from six different churches: Whitley Church, Brock’s Chapel, Mount Olive’s First, First Church of Goldsboro, St. John’s Church...

Weekend in Wayne packed with things to do

It was a spring weekend and, as usual, things were going on in Wayne County. Disabled American Veterans swapped war stories at a picnic in Goldsboro's Herman Park. There was a rousing service at Willow Dale Cemetery honoring people killed...

Teens charged with school break-ins

Two teen-agers from Seven Springs were arrested today by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with crimes in connection with vandalism and break-ins at Spring Creek High School. The boys, who are 13 and 14 years old, were accused...

Storms cause damage over weekend

Strong storms blasted areas of North Carolina over the weekend, but Wayne County escaped the brunt of the high winds, flooding rains and damaging hail. One house in southern Wayne County, however, was struck by lightning, causing a fire....

Targeted annexation residents raise money for legal fight

Furniture, computers, clothes and food disappeared quickly from the side lot of the Belfast Fire Department on Saturday where a group fighting annexation by Goldsboro held its first fund-raiser. The steamy temperatures didn't stop people from perusing the myriad...

Mount Olive's proposed budget less than current year

MOUNT OLIVE -- Next year's proposed budget for the town of Mount Olive is about $30,000 less than this year's. The budget totals about $2.44 million. It includes no tax or rate increases. Town Manager Ray McDonald said he...

OPINION -- Recollections

Nocturnal Rambler "Names make news." Reporters who came up in the old days of family newspapering often were told that by their editors. It simply meant that folks enjoyed seeing their names or those of their friends in print. Depending...

Public records

Sheriff's dog helps with break-in arrest A Wayne County sheriff's dog helped deputies arrest a man before dawn today after a break-in at a barn in the 300 block of Lee's Country Club Road near Mount Olive. The resident saw...

Middle school students donate handicap picnic table

A group of Eastern Wayne Middle School students has created a new addition to Herman Park. As part of a construction challenge for next month's national competition of the Technology Students Assoc-iation, the students built a handicapped-accessible picnic table....