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Thursday, October 21, 2004

Wayne receives 1,390 flu shots

The Wayne County Health Department has been allocated 1,390 flu shot vaccines to be used for patients with the highest health risks. A free flu clinic will be held Tuesday at the Health Department from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m....

Annexation trial: City defends plan

Opponents of Goldsboro's latest annexation wrapped up their case Wednesday, raising questions about fire protection, water service, debt in the city's utility fund and the amount of time they had to respond to the proposed annexation. The city finished presenting...

Candidates in contested races speak at forum

MOUNT OLIVE -- A candidate forum this morning offered a rare chance to see both candidates in four of Wayne County's hardest-fought campaigns. Around 45 people came to Oliver's restaurant to hear from both contestants for two county commissioner seats,...

Doug Henry buys Scott Motor Co.

Scott Motor Co. Inc. of Goldsboro has been sold and is now Doug Henry Buick-Pontiac-GMC. Doug Henry has been selling cars for 25 years and has two other dealerships, a Chevrolet, Buick, Pontiac, GMC store in Farmville, which opened in...

Briefly

Bowles coming Erskine Bowles, Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, will return to Goldsboro at 9 a.m. Saturday. He will speak with and greet the public at the city plaza, next to the Goldsboro police and fire complex on Center...

Feed mill planned for Calypso

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County commissioners will apply for $350,000 in grants to bring water and sewer service to a new Case Farms feed mill planned for Calypso. One of the grants will be for $200,000 and will be applied...

Warsaw releases schedule for famous parade

WARSAW -- The schedule for the 84th consecutive Veterans Day celebration on Saturday, Nov. 6, is as follows: A pancake breakfast at the Masonic Lodge begins at 8 a.m., followed by the opening of the sidewalk vendors at 9 a.m....

Local digest

Internet class for business set A three-hour Internet-based class for building small businesses will be held at Wayne Community College next week. Virtual Incubator Platform for Eastern North Carolina, VIP for ENC, will be held on Tuesday evening from 6-9...

Public records

10 people injured in county collisions Ten people were injured and damages were estimated at $106,900 in nine recent traffic collisions in Wayne County, the Highway Patrol reported. *A driver was injured and damages were estimated at $20,000 in a...

Duplin group to hold pet adoptions

The Duplin Animal Rescue Team announces the following dates for upcoming pet adoptions. The pet adoptions are held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the K-Mart on College Road in Wilmington. The next adoption is Saturday, Oct. 30. Then,...

Mount Olive Chamber banquet scheduled

MOUNT OLIVE -- John Cooper, who has brought millions of dollars into the community, will be the keynote speaker next month during the annual chamber banquet. The annual membership banquet of the Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce will be...

Meadow Lane to receive azaleas

Meadow Lane Elementary School has been selected to receive 47 azaleas for use in beautification projects. The award is part of N.C. Beautiful's annual azalea celebration, which rewards community groups for improving the landscape of the state. "This project will...

Jurors excused for views on death penalty

Twelve jurors have been seated again in Wayne County Superior Court for the first-degree murder trial of Eric Glenn Lane. But when the state finished its questioning of them individually on Wednesday, four were excused and then replaced. The prosecution...