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Wednesday, September 29, 2004

It's fair time

News-Argus/Sam Atkins The Wayne County Regional Agricultural Fair begins Thursday, with gates opening at 4 p.m., and will run through Oct. 9 at the Wayne County fairgrounds at 2801 U.S. 117 South. People may pick up a fair catalog...

Wayne to get grants that may lead to 225 jobs

Wayne County and Mount Olive have received preliminary approval for a combined $750,000 in grants to help attract jobs. The N.C. Rural Economic Development Center is prepared to give the county $500,000 for water and sewer lines if a company,...

Eastpointe foresees drop in employees

MOUNT OLIVE -- Eastpointe mental health agency will have as few as 75 employees, down from more than 300 now, within three years, Director Jack St. Clair said Tuesday night. The remaining staff will be concentrated in a few areas,...

Gates open Thursday at 4 for 56th annual fall attraction

A "mobile community" has arrived and will spend a couple of weeks in Wayne County providing thrills and excitement for all ages. Power's Great American Midway is celebrating its 25th anniversary and is the main attraction for the sixth year...

Family Y pays off mortgage on 20th anniversary

The Goldsboro Family Y celebrated its 20th anniversary Tuesday and burned the mortgage note. Martha Bryan, a charter member 20 years ago, waited for her husband, Goldsboro City Council Member Jimmy Bryan, to arrive and ended up greeting the people...

Tips lead to arrests for school break-ins

Three break-ins resulting in more than $30,000 in damages and stolen property at Spring Creek High School have been solved because of an anonymous call, say Goldsboro-Wayne County Crime Stoppers officials. Two teen-agers were arrested by Wayne County sheriff's detectives...

Market Day planned for Faison

FAISON -- Plans are taking shape for the first Market Day celebration in Faison. The event to be held Oct. 23 will celebrate the town's farming and produce market heritage. On Monday, the Faison Improvement Group held its last meeting...

Briefly

Board praises The board of trustees at Wayne Community College honored two legislators and two former board members Tuesday. Dr. Edward Wilson, president of the college, presented plaques to state Rep. Louis Pate and Sen. John Kerr. The legislators were...

Public records

Man charged at break-in site Goldsboro police Officer Karl Rabun saw the brake lights flash on a pickup truck before dawn today in a parking lot and then saw a man inside the truck. When Rabun finished his investigation, he...