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Friday, October 15, 2004

Game postponed due to threats

One of Wayne County’s biggest football games of the year that was scheduled for tonight has been postponed due to threats of violence, according to school officials. School officials said the threats did not come from students, but from...

Long line for flu shots

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Parking was at a premium and lines wrapped around the shopping center buildings Thursday as Southeast Family Pharmacy on N.C. 111 South administered 500 flu shots to high-risk patients. For more information see Long lines, long wait...

Long lines, long wait for flu shots

Shirley Smith of Goldsboro said she had waited outside Southeast Family Pharmacy since 10 a.m. Thursday for a flu shot. It was 2:30 p.m. before she got one. That's nothing, chimed in Mildred Carpenter. "One man arrived at 9 a.m.,"...

Residents mob one-stop voting ons opening day

More than 1,000 Wayne County residents voted Thursday, the first day of one-stop voting. "We knew it was going to be busy, but we had no idea that it was going to be that busy," Elections Director Gary Sims said....

Farmers see high crop yields and low prices

Wayne County farmers are having high yields in their row crops, but the commodity prices are down, an extension agent says. Bob Pleasants, county extension agent, said the cotton is coming in extremely well and many farmers are picking 1,000...

YMCA keeps door open but closes locker rooms

Life is back to normal at the Goldsboro Family YMCA, except the members can't take showers. At least, not at the Y. John Richards, YMCA executive director, said all of the members he has talked to have been supportive and...

Complaint filed over rally at church

A Goldsboro businessman has filed a complaint with the Internal Revenue Service over a local church that hosted a political rally this week. Dave Quick called the IRS fraud division Wednesday to complain that Mount Zion Disciples Church had allowed...

Howard to make acting debut

C. Rose Howard of Goldsboro will debut as a director Sunday for the play "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf." The play will be presented Sunday at 3:30 p.m. and Thursday at 7:30 p.m....

Public records

Sheriff: Inmate died of heart problem The death of a Wayne County Jail inmate was attributed to heart disease, officials said Thursday. Terry O'Neil Teachey, 41, of Brentwood Drive, Dudley, died Sunday. Sheriff's Capt. George Raecher said a preliminary autopsy...

Mt. Olive awards sewer, airport work

MOUNT OLIVE -- The town board held a special meeting Thursday to award contracts for two construction jobs, one for sewer and the other for work at the municipal airport. The board approved a $381,000 contract for sewer work that...

Briefly

Military Appreciation Week Nov. 1-7 Goldsboro Mayor Al King and Wayne County Commissioner Chairman J.D. Evans have proclaimed the week of Nov. 1-7 as Military Appreciation Week in Wayne County. Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is the home to over...