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Sunday, July 25, 2004

Animal shelter: Not fit for a dog ... or a cat

Business leaders are thinking about locating their company in Wayne County. You're showing the company's representative around. Would you want to take that person to see the county's animal shelter? Dr. Stan Griffith, head of the Wayne County Animal...

Fun days unite base and community leaders

Paintballs splattered and sounded like firecrackers as they struck their targets. Men and women in white coveralls maneuvered around the outdoor game area and were picked off one-by-one by members of the opposing team. Local community leaders were taken...

Public Record

Teen charged with robbery A Goldsboro teen-ager was charged with armed robbery Friday after a tire company was held up in the morning. Investigator M.K. Horstmann of the Goldsboro Police Department arrested Derontae T. Lee, 19, of Central Heights Road...

Briefly

Unemployment rises The unemployment rate rose in Wayne County in June. Around 2,583 county residents, or about 5.1 percent of the workforce, were unemployed, according to the Employment Security Commission. That's an increase of about 296 people from May, when...

Rotary's Centennial Bell coming to Wayne

Similar to the traveling Olympic Torch, a Centennial Bell will be coming to Wayne County next month to ring in Rotary International's 100th year. The bell will make stops at four Rotary clubs in Wayne County. It will arrive Aug....

WCC students honored

Wayne Community College students Ina Royer and Thomas Garrou were honored recently by the N.C. Community College System. The students were selected for recognition at the system's annual Academic Excellence Awards Luncheon in Raleigh for their academic success and leadership....

Goldsboro ballet gives preview

The Goldsboro Ballet and Goldsboro School of Ballet gave an audience a free preview of dances it has been working on this summer. The pieces, performed Friday afternoon at Herman Park Center, will continue to be rehearsed and will...

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...

Wayne County Court News

Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Kevin Ray Hales, 28, Hales Road, Pikeville, possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, 12 to 15 months. *Cephus Robert Faison, 41, Slaughter Street, possession with intent...

Local digest

Farm worker union to protest at trial DUDLEY -- Activists from the Wayne County office of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, or FLOC, will attend the trial of two of its members at 9 a.m. on Aug. 3 in Nash...

In the Military

Matthew Sellers Matthew Edward Sellers graduated from Navy Basic Training in Great Lakes, Ill. After completing technical training at NAS Pensacola in Pensacola, Fla.,, he will be stationed aboard the USS Enterprise homeported in Norfolk, Va. Sellers is a 2004...