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Sunday, August 1, 2004

Tropical depression lurks off Carolinas

Staff and wire The first tropical depression of the season was announced by the National Weather Service on Saturday evening. A tropical storm watch was issued for coastal North Carolina. The National Weather Service reported tropical storm conditions were possible...

SBI director to speak at Night Out gathering

The director of the State Bureau of Investigation will open Wayne County's annual National Night Out program on Tuesday night at Herman Park. Robin P. Pendergraft, the first woman to head the SBI, will speak soon after the 6...

County board to discuss zoning around air base

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners will resume discussion this week of proposed zoning and development rules around Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. The county board has scheduled a work session Tuesday as part of its regular meeting. Representatives of...

New member to join City Council on Monday

A new member of the Goldsboro City Council will be sworn in at Monday's board meeting. Don Chatman, former planning director for the city, will become the new council representative for District 3. The seat became vacant in June...

Hospital honors young volunteers for outstanding service

Wayne Memorial Hospital honored its "junior volunteers" recently for outstanding service this summer. Donna Archer, director of volunteer services, said the 50 volunteers are between the ages of 14 and 18. They provided 2,649 hours of service during the...

Police Explorers score high

Goldsboro Police Department's Boy Scouts Explorer Post 209 won its first national recognition last week at the 2004 National Law Enforcement Explorer Conference in Atlanta. Three of the post's teams entered competitions. Team A ranked in the top 10 percent...

Nutrition project is winner

CHICAGO -- A rising sophomore at Eastern Wayne High School, Melissa Ricker, won a Gold medal at the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America National Competition in Chicago last week. Her winning entry was a project titled "Students Do...

Opening of schools brings tips from sheriff

With Wayne County schools opening Tuesday, Sheriff Carey Winders has offered these safety tips to students and parents. *Parents should reinforce school bus safety rules that children learned in school. *Children must wait until the bus stops completely before getting...

Public record

Assaults *At 2:30 Friday afternoon, Kristopher Douglas Battle, 25, of Pine Street said while visiting his girlfriend at McArthur Apartments, he responded to a knock at the door. An unknown male entered and a fight ensued. The two then went...