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Sunday, June 13, 2004

Budget hearing Tuesday

How would you spend $101 million? Think hard, Wayne County residents, because you've got the money. Getting some ideas? Bring them Tuesday to the Wayne County Courthouse Annex. A hearing on the county's 2004-05 budget will begin at 10...

Miniature Golf in China

A new miniature golf course has been open since October in China and its popularity is growing. Jerry Howell, president of Howell Support Services in Goldsboro, left today on his 14th trip to Yangzhou, China, which is the site...

Mosquito spraying in Goldsboro

Just before daybreak, a truck rolls slowly through a quiet neighborhood, disappearing in the mist of fog following in its wake. Only the loud familiar roaring of the motor identifies the truck as one of Goldsboro's mosquito spraying vehicles....

Bedford running for commissioner

Roger Bedford is making his first run for office, seeking the District 6 seat on the Wayne County Board of Commissioners. Bedford, a Republican, will face Democrat Jack Best in the Nov. 2 election. Best was recently appointed to the...

Women's Outreach seeks help

Women's Outreach Inc. has about a month to find a new location for its offices and thrift shop, but no money to finance the move. To help fund a move to a new location, the group will hold a...

Goldsboro fire report

A fire that destroyed the Wayne County Memorial Community Building at 239 E. Walnut St. was one of 187 fire or service calls that the Goldsboro Fire Department answered in May. Firefighters responded to only one other major structural...

ECC adopts budget

KINSTON -- A government agency that helps nine counties, including Wayne and Duplin, adopted its new budget last week. About 60 people who are members of the Eastern Carolina Council passed the budget Thursday night at King's Restaurant in...

Superior Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *William Todd Boykin, 30, Mount Carmel Church Road, Pikeville, trafficking in methamphetamine, 70 to 84 months active and $50,000 fine. *Erick A. Williams, 32, Stevens Mill Road, possession of marijuana...

Student News

Matthew Bradley Friedel was recently named Star Student by the SC Dillon County Chamber of Commerce for the highest district SAT score. He is the 2004 Salutatorian and honor graduate of Latta High School in Latta, S.C. Other awards received...

Smart Start program

High quality child care can pay off in dividends, not just for families of young children but for those giving the care. Wayne County Partnership for Children, sponsor of Smart Start, has a new program designed to help providers...

Mount Olive Court

These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Demetrius Lee Oates, 18, Dogwood Lane, Mount Olive, obstruction of officer, dismissed. *Burney Harden, 48, East Kornegay Street, Mount Olive, driving while impaired, seven days active, 12 months suspended,...

District Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Rosett Wester, 60, North Faison Avenue, Faison, assault on a child, not guilty. *Laquita Coley, 17, Edgerton Street, assault (two counts), not guilty. *Cordaryl Godette, 16, North James Street...

Dail gets award

Pamela Hedgepeth Dail received Pitt Community College's 2004 Woman of Substance Award. The annual award goes to college employee who has demonstrated an attitude of service, commitment and caring and who is recognized as an outstanding role model on the...

Briefly Sunday

Hulse named Geoff Hulse, a Goldsboro lawyer with the firm of Barnes, Braswell & Haithcock, has been named to the North Carolina General Statutes Commission effective May 7. The General Statutes Commission reviews proposed general statues involving all areas of...