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Sunday, June 20, 2004

A game of horseshoes can make this Father's Day a happy one

Every Sunday afternoon on a farm nestled in Seven Springs, David Van Smith plays host to an assortment of friends and neighbors who happen by for a game of horseshoes. It's not uncommon to have two or three games...

Faith-based organization specializes in transforming lives

It's no coincidence that the sign outside Cleo Trigones' apartment in Grace Village reads "Cleo's Castle." The 74-year-old woman says she now lives in a place much more spacious than she ever thought possible. "All you young people," she...

At Mount Olive bingo, favorite prizes are fellowship, fun

MOUNT OLIVE -- Some folk over 60 in Mount Olive are serious about their bingo. You'll find at least a dozen of them every Tuesday and Thursday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mount Olive Civic Center....

Blue marlin weighing 555 pounds brings victory at Big Rock

MOREHEAD CITY -- Capt. Donald Lane and angler Jay Hughes landed a 555-pound blue marlin aboard their Atlantic Beach-based boat, the Impulse, to win $711,375 in the 46th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament. The marlin, boated Wednesday, was...

Mount Olive waits for land deal

MOUNT OLIVE -- The town is waiting to hear from the owner of a third tract of land that may be used for a regional sewer system. The town has bought two of three tracts of farmland that have...

Duplin schools hire consultant

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County school board has hired a consultant to address overcrowding, racial imbalance and academic improvement. The school system will pay $35,000 to Shueller, Ferris, Lindstrom & Associates in Fayetteville, a consulting firm that specializes in designing...

Payment schedule for attorney on agenda

The Goldsboro City Council will decide Monday on a payment schedule for the city's new attorney. City Attorney Harrell Everett announced June 7 that he would be stepping down from his position at the end of this month. Everett has...

Public record

Statutory rape Jasper James Jackson, 27, streets of Goldsboro, was arrested by Goldsboro police and charged with one count of statutory rape. He was arrested after an investigation into a complaint filed May 30. Jackson was placed in Wayne County...

Coheley joins Mount Olive College as director

MOUNT OLIVE -- John Coheley has joined Mount Olive College as director of the college at Wilmington. Mount Olive College at Wilmington offers non-traditional programs in early childhood education, management and organizational development, criminal justice and the Heritage Program. "I...