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Friday, August 6, 2004

Demolished

Bobby Williams photo The driver of this demolished Nissan Pathfinder sport utility vehicle was killed Thursday night on N.C. 55 at Dobbersville Road. For more information see Woman killed, three others injured in 3-vehicle wreck....

School board to consider legal options

The county commissioners having denied their request for money to finance supplemental pay for teachers, school officials will meet next week to figure out where to go from here. Several took issue with comments made by a commissioner suggesting...

Woman killed, three others injured in 3-vehicle wreck

A woman driver was killed Thursday night in a three-vehicle collision on N.C. 55, just east of Dobbersville Road, the Highway Patrol said. The victim was identified as Pricilla Ann Maultsby, 41, of 320 Gordon St., Mount Olive. Ms. Maultsby's...

Teacher of the year finalists down to three

The candidates for the 2004-2005 Wayne County public schools' Teacher of the Year have been narrowed down to a field of three. From these finalists, the district's Teacher of the Year will be selected and announced at the annual banquet...

Man misses his close companion

DUDLEY -- Donald Moore gets along all right living alone in his wheelchair. Lately, though, he has been crushed by depression. Somebody stole his dog. The dog, Todd, was a big part of Moore's life. Moore has been paralyzed...

Public records

$350,000 in drugs seized near Faro A 53-year-old woman was arrested Thursday by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad and charged with two drug trafficking offenses after officers seized more than $350,000 worth of drugs from her home near Faro. Rosa...

Briefly

Tax free The state sales-tax holiday began this morning and runs through Sunday night. The third annual tax holiday weekend is designed to give parents of school children a break on school supplies and clothing. Items that are tax free...

Faison schedules Market Day celebration

FAISON -- The Faison Improvement Group unveiled plans for a Market Day celebration to honor the town's agricultural heritage. At one time the produce market in Faison was the largest in the country and, some say, the world, said...

Violin lessons to be offered

The Arts Council of Wayne County will offer violin lessons for adults and children in September. The instructor is Chris Ellis. Students register for private one half-hour lessons on Mondays or Wednesdays. Classes are offered on a monthly basis. Monday...