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Friday, July 30, 2004

Teacher, pupils and parents get acquainted at open house

Charles and Nikki Brown entertained their three children as they waited to meet a teacher Thursday night during open house at Grantham School. Kareema, 13, will be a seventh-grader this year and says she is excited about being a...

Democrats turn out to rally for Bowles

U.S. Senate candidate Erskine Bowles and former Gov. Jim Hunt rallied with Wayne County Democrats Thursday night at Wilber's Barbecue Restaurant. Bowles hopes to replace Sen. John Edwards and is on a "North Carolina First" bus tour. He faces...

WATCH program moves to hospital

Wayne Action Teams for Community Health, or WATCH, will take up residence at Wayne Memorial Hospital next week. Since it was formed in 1998, office space has been provided at Wayne Community College. It has grown from one staff...

Superintendent runoff will cost county $20,000

The Wayne County Board of Elections will need to scramble to hold an Aug. 17 primary for two state candidates. Although a formal announcement had not been made as of this morning, the State Board of Elections is preparing...

Complaints about more substandard housing surface

Though some of the substandard housing problems in Goldsboro have been fixed since citizens complained in April, others have surfaced. Rotting floors and problems with sewage back-up seem to be the major complaints, causing several properties to be placed...

WCC Tournament proceeds mean college educations

Record-breaking proceeds from this year's Wayne Community College Benefit Golf Tournament will help send more than 100 students to school this fall. The 12th annual tournament, held last month at Lane Tree Golf Course in Goldsboro, raised $50,000 from player...

Public records

Woman assaulted, has two collisions A woman's former boyfriend collided with her car Thursday, then later broke into her car, assaulted her, causing her to drive into a parked car, and stole her jewelry, Goldsboro police reports said. Nikita Quachell...

Eastpointe can't contract for services

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Eastpointe board has rescinded an action that created a nonprofit entity to contract with administrators of mental health care. The Administrative Services Organization would have allowed the four-county coalition of mental health services to free...

Defense tradeshow scheduled

FAYETTEVILLE -- Officials from the chambers of commerce and economic development groups near the state's military installations will learn more Monday about how to help businesses compete for military contracts. A member of the N.C. Advisory Commission on Military Affairs...

Briefly

Orville Wright Achievement Award Brig. Gen. Rick Rosborg, 4th Fighter Wing Commander at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, presented the Orville Wright Achievement Award to Capt. Dominic Chiapusio, a member of the 333rd Fighter Squadron, as the outstanding graduate of...