Log in

Sign up

June 27, 2004 archives

View Archive

Sunday, June 27, 2004

Local legislators foresee slow budget talks

Local legislators hope but are not optimistic that the state budget will be completed this week. N.C. Sen. John Kerr of Goldsboro was among a group of legislators that was working Friday and Saturday to resolve differences between the...

WCC expands student center

Wayne Community College Ed Wilson had a roll of quarters and said he was ready to use them. He challenged Student Government Association President Uvette Johnson to the first game of pool in the newly renovated student activities center,...

A little taste of home

For the soldiers risking their lives in Iraq, the simple things from home can mean so much. Sgt. James T. Crawford has been in Iraq since February and often e-mails his parents, J.T. and Carolyn Crawford of Goldsboro. In...

Goldsboro Habitat gets boost from out of state

Two crews of teen-agers from Wisconsin and Delaware spent last week building houses in Goldsboro for Habitat for Humanity. Teens on a mission from Appleton, Wis., were framing a house at 103 Winslow Place off South John Street, and...

Public Records

Burgers burn up; home damaged Hamburgers on the stove were cooked more than well done Saturday and ignited a fire that damaged a home at 223 Belfast Road. The homeowner, John Williams, and his brother saw the fire and ran...

Retired judge runs for Duplin school board

Stephen M. (Steve) Williamson, a retired chief District Court judge and farmer, has announced his candidacy for the Duplin County Board of Education. He is seeking the seat for District 1, which includes parts of Faison, Kenansville, Warsaw and all...

Briefly

Who makes the most? So, you think the governor is the top-paid official in the state Capitol? Well, actually there are at least three other people who make more than him, excluding university and community college officials, according to the...

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

TriCounty presents scholarships

Tri-County Electric Membership Corp. employees have presented 35 local high school seniors with scholarships totaling $17,000. The Tri-County Employee-Funded Scholarship Program began in the fall of 2000. Employees began selling cookbooks, which were originally published to be distributed for the...

Wayne County Court News

Superior Court This case has been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Michael Lamonte Barnes, 36, Falcon Drive, Kenly, possession of cocaine, eight to 10 months. District Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Dennis Holt...

Student News

Allison Preston of Mount Olive is attending a 10-day National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine in Phoenix-Tucson, Ariz. She joins 350 other high school students from around the country who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership potential and an interest in a...

Riders raise $800 for McDonald House

Wayne riders raise $800 for Ronald McDonald House in Greenville A group of motorcycle riders has raised $800 for the Ronald McDonald House in Greenville. Kristy Gwaltney of Goldsboro organized the event held on June 19 at the Target store...

Wayne piano students compete

Eighty students from Wayne and surrounding counties participated in the National Guild of Piano Teachers Piano-Playing Auditions held in Goldsboro. The pianists performed for local, district, hobbyist, state, national and international honors. The American College of Musicians evaluate students' performances...