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Thursday, July 22, 2004

Wayne death rate is slightly above state's

Wayne County residents tend to die more often from heart disease, cancer and diabetes than do North Carolinians as a whole. The annual death rate in Wayne has consistently been slightly higher than the state average, according to a...

City hires consultant to hire manager

The Goldsboro City Council has picked an Atlanta-based firm to conduct the search for a new city manager. The council considered firms based in Charlotte and Virginia Beach before deciding on the Mercer Group. City Manager Richard Slozak will...

Fremont residents get bill delay

FREMONT -- Fremont water customers will get an extra 10 days to pay their bills. The town Board of Aldermen agreed to extend the cutoff day from the 10th of each month to the 20th to accommodate customers who...

Continuing education registration to begin

Early registration for fall semester continuing education courses at Wayne Community College will be held next week. Students can sign up and pay fees from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 7 p.m., July 26-29, and 9 a.m....

Public records

Two robbed A woman and a man were robbed in separate crimes, according to law-enforcement reports. Teresa D. Franklin, 33, told Goldsboro police that she was robbed at about 3 a.m. today by three armed men outside of her home...

Briefly

Dale Carnegie Course The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce will start a new Dale Carnegie Course. The course helps people strive for ambitious new goals and to communicate clearly and concisely. The course runs for 12 weeks, one night per...

4-H to hold craft day

Wayne County 4-H will have a craft day Monday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wayne Center. It will feature several crafts that youths can make and enter into the county fair. Crafts include: *Pottery for ages 12...

Around Wayne

This Thursday feature is designed to assist readers in planning activities for the weekend and beyond. Coming up are: Friday: Preview of Goldsboro Ballet "Dance Cornucopia" program, 4 p.m., Herman Park Center. Free. Saturday: Wayne Miniature Aeronautics Club's 14th annual...