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Monday, September 27, 2004

Barbecue, entertainment to be featured at Feast

Eastern North Carolina barbecue and entertainment will be on display during the first Feast in the East Festival to be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 29-30, at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. The Feast in the East Committee has released...

Dogs' best friend: Man uses his kennels to save those doomed

KENANSVILLE -- A kennel near Kenansville is giving a second chance to dogs that otherwise would be destined for death at the pound. The kennel is now available to have people adopt the dogs. This is the doing of Michael...

Goldsboro Post Office gets Automated Postal Center

Mailing packages should be a little easier this holiday season, thanks to a new automated system at the downtown post office. The Postal Service has installed a self-service kiosk. This Automated Postal Center will provide access to postal products and...

Habitat puts old warehouse to use

Habitat for Humanity volunteers are cleaning up the old Weil Dixie complex on South John Street to use for a storage warehouse. The complex has been abandoned for about 10 years. Habitat was storing a few things there prior to...

United Way: A quarter of the goal is pledged so far

With eight weeks left in its 2004 campaign, United Way has reached 26.2 pecent of its $1,322,000 goal, or $348,620. Donnie Barnes, campaign chairman, made the announcement at a campaign cabinet meeting. He said that amount will improve 6,972 lives...

An older attendee shows up for reunion

There is a later development in Saturday's story about the reunion of people who once lived in the Little Washington area of Goldsboro before urban renewal destroyed its houses. The oldest person in attendance actually was Eloise Williams, 91. A...

Public records

Man hangs self A 45-year-old man on Sunday hanged himself in a barn, according to a Wayne County Sheriff's Office report. The victim was identified as Jerry Steven Lanier of 660 Overman Road. He was found at about 2:45 p.m....