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Sunday, October 3, 2004

William Dees remembers Community Building

William Dees Jr. can step outside his law office on William Street and see the Community Building's burned out hull looming across the street. The view is painful for Dees, who has memories of the building stretching over his lifetime....

Lane wants to fire his lawyers

The man accused of kidnapping, raping and murdering a 5-year-old girl wants to fire his lawyers and defend himself. Eric Glenn Lane filed a hand-written motion Friday in Wayne County Superior Court to dismiss his court-appointed lawyers, Edwin L. West...

Wayne Alley a fixture on WGBR

Wayne Alley may be the morning show host on WGBR radio, but for him it's all about being one of the family. "I don't try to be a radio personality," he says. "I would rather be more a part of...

Symphony tickets available

Symphony tickets go on sale Monday Tickets for the North Carolina Symphony's Holiday Pops concert go on sale Monday at the Arts Council of Wayne County. The concert will be held at the Paramount Theatre on Tuesday, Nov. 23, at...

Sunday's Wayne Fair schedule

A new attraction at this year's Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair -- Keith King's Bike Stunt Show -- highlights the events scheduled today. Sunday's schedule is as follows: *1 p.m. -- gates open to all exhibits *1 p.m. -- Power's Great...

Sunday Briefly

Voter registration The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 2 general election is 5 p.m. Friday. People who are already registered do not need to re-register, but if they have moved since the last election, they should notify...

Public record

Teen charged A teen was arrested Friday and charged in a shooting incident the previous night, the Goldsboro Police Department reported. Investigator W.P. VanWijk arrested Shatanna Thompson, 16, of Lincoln Drive, and charged him with two felony counts: Assault with...

WCC Honor Society inducts students

Forty-four students joined Wayne Community College's honor society in its fall induction ceremony. The students accepted the invitation to join the Upsilon Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges. Members represent the top 10...

Volunteer Center

Volunteer Wayne offers opportunities to serve Wayne County for all ages. This service is provided by Volunteer Wayne and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) at Wayne Community College. Contact Joy Pearce at 735-5151, ext. 336, or at www.volunteersolutions.org/uwwc/volunteer...

Superior Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Randy Edward Gray, 36, Firetower Road, LaGrange, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine and possession of heroin, nine to 11 months. *Lonzo Conner Jr., 30, South Slocumb Street,...

Student news

Kaitlin Suzanne Thomas, 17, of Pikeville has received the Walter and Marie Williams Leadership Scholarship for her outstanding academic and extracurricular high school record. The daughter of Mark and Janet Thomas of Pikeville, Kaitlin is majoring in nursing during her...

Mount Olive Court

Mount Olive District Court These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Demarcoe Devon Boykin, 17, U.S. 117 Alternate, Dudley, injury to real property, 30 days suspended, 12 months supervised probation, restitution to be determined, $50 fine and...

JSCC computer classes planned

KENANSVILLE -- Four additional evening computer classes have been scheduled for the James Sprunt Community College campus by the Continuing Education Department for October and November. Each class meeting will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. over a span...

100 Great nurses

Three nurses from Wayne Memorial Hospital were named 2003 recipients of the Great 100 award given to top registered nurses in the state. Connie Bandy, in health promotions; Rebecca West of the Eastern Regional Surgery Center; and Jackie Williams from...

Electronic recycling Nov. 13

Instead of throwing away that old computer, television or other electronic gadget, Keep Wayne County Beautiful is urging Wayne County residents to save them until Nov. 13. That's when KWCB will hold its next electronics recycling day in the parking...

District Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Anita Hall, 29, Lincoln Drive, harassing phone call, not guilty. *Masonic Deonta Harvey, 21, Corney Street, second-degree trespass, not guilty. *Brandon James Miller, Labonte Drive, Pikeville, domestic violence protective order...

Agenda set for council meeting

The Goldsboro City Council will meet Monday at 7 p.m. to consider the following items: * A public hearing will be held on a request from Isaac and Brenda Mozingo for a voluntary annexation. The property covers a portion of...