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Friday, August 13, 2004

Hurricane Charley to move into Atlantic: Inland tropical wind watch issued for Wayne

Forecasters are saying that Hurricane Charley, now a Category 4 storm with winds of 145 mph, will take a path thatÕs further east, bringing it across the Florida Peninsula and into the Atlantic. The storm is then expected to continue...

Charley on the web

Weather and emergency services related websites National Hurricane Center Interactive Weather Information Network NC Department of Health and Human Services Wayne County Office of Emergency Services City of Goldsboro Emergency Information...

Fountain donation

Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Pope Members of the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce's Military Affairs Committee and city and county officials gather at Seymour Johnson to view the new fountain on base. A $10,000 donation from...

Charley to bring gusty winds, heavy rain

Part two of the August hurricane saga begins later today for North Carolina as rains from a powerful Hurricane Charley begin moving into the state. Travel over land will likely reduce the hurricane to the strength of a tropical storm,...

Allen named Teacher of the Year

A Southern Wayne High School math teacher has been named the county's Teacher of the Year. Freda J. Allen, a National Board certified teacher, has been at Southern Wayne for eight years. She was also the 2004 Coca-Cola Distinguished...

New Lagoon-closing method unveiled

WHITAKERS -- Hog farmers planning to close their lagoons may have a new, more environmentally friendly way of doing so. Instead of open pits, the lagoons could be converted into timberland, under a proposal unveiled Thursday at Hanor Farms...

Gen. Rosborg honored

Gen. Eric J. Rosborg, commander of the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, may be leaving for a new assignment, but Wayne County leaders let him know Thursday that they want him back. Rosborg was given...

Public records

Thief gets away Wayne County sheriff's officers recovered $41,000 worth of stolen equipment Thursday, they said, but were unable catch the culprit. At about 2:15 a.m., Deputy Chris Peedin saw a suspicious vehicle parked along U.S. 13 in southern Wayne....

Briefly

Governor visit Gov. Mike Easley was scheduled to make an announcement in Goldsboro today concerning a grant to Wayne County and Goldsboro. He was scheduled to be at the Wayne County Courthouse today at 11:30 a.m. The state's Advisory Commission...

WCC To Lead Discussions on Globalization

The first of eight lunch-time lectures and discussions on globalization in the 21st century is set for Aug. 23 at Wayne Community College. The inaugural speaker is Dr. James L. Peacock, director of the University Center for International Studies and...