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Sunday, August 8, 2004

Slocumb Game Room

It's late afternoon at Greg's Game Room on Slocumb Street. A group of pre-teens jostles to shoot pool, play video games or select tunes on the jukebox. At this time of day, the 10-to-12-year-olds dominate the room, sipping soda...

Sterling Tadlock wins Duke scholarship

Faith and hard work have taken Sterling Tadlock to the threshold of his dreams. For years, the teen-ager has known he wanted to go to Duke University and one day work in the field of medicine This spring, he...

New juvenile court counselor

Joe Testino has an ambitious goal -- he wants to make the lives of troubled youth and their families better. Testino, the new chief juvenile court counselor for Wayne, Lenoir and Greene counties, has spent 24 years working with children,...

Christian television vision

On a prayer that took on wings, the vision for a Christian television station in Goldsboro continues to grow. WHFL-TV moved to an administrative complex on 10 acres on Industry Drive in April, 2003. But the journey that started...

ESC money comes from General Assembly

North Carolina's Employ-ment Security Commission officials say they are relieved that the General Assembly allocated $6 million in this year's budget to keep them operating as normal. The money is being appropriated from the Special Employment Security Administration Fund...

District Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Billy Sutton, 34, Rollingwood Drive, Dudley, communicating threats, not guilty. *Cynthia Ashford, Augusta Drive, Dudley, harassing phone call, not guilty. *Tuwanna Draper, 34, Herman Lane Road, Stantonsburg, assault, not...

Superior Court

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *James Kevin Jones, 41, Higgins Street, attempted assault with a deadly weapon while inflicting serious injury, 30 to 36 months. *Cleveland Amerson, 35, Piedmont Place, fleeing...

On-line Courses

More than 300 instructor-facilitated courses are available on-line through Wayne Community College Continuing Education, with a new six-week session starting Aug. 18. A wide range of topics are available: computers, from basic computer literacy to programming and networking; professional development;...

Wayne men and women in the military

Rashied Green Airman Rashied Green completed basic Air Force Training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, on July 16. The airman is a 2004 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. He is the son of Renee and Laymond Bratcher...

Sunday Briefly

Road construction The North Carolina Department of Transportation will close one lane of traffic in both the north and south bound lanes on the U.S. 117 and U.S. 13 Bypass between N.C. 581 and the Neuse River Bridge beginning Monday...

Student news

Courtney Christian Smith, a North Carolina Academic Scholar and 2004 honor graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School, is the recipient of the University of San Diego's highest Trustee Scholarship, worth $48,000 to be spread over four years. Ms. Smith...

MOC Speakers Bureau

MOUNT OLIVE -- Don't be speechless. The Mount Olive College Speaker's Bureau literally has something for everyone in Eastern North Carolina. More than 20 staff and faculty members at the college form the Bureau, and together they offer more than...

Mount Olive Court

Mount Olive District Court These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Danny Bell, 39, South Johnson Street, Mount Olive, driving while impaired, 12 months. *April Michelle Frary, 21, Cameron Street, Calypso, driving while license revoked, 45 days...