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Sunday, October 24, 2004

Student charged with murder

A 16-year-old Southern Wayne High School student has been charged in the Oct. 15 shooting of a 24-year-old Dudley man. James Marqui Bowden, Daffodil Drive, Dudley, was charged at 4 p.m. Friday afternoon by Wayne County Sheriff's deputies. The sophomore...

Bank robbed in Goldsboro

Police are investigating the Friday afternoon armed robbery at The New Century Bank at North Spence Avenue and Cashwell Drive. A black male reportedly entered the bank at 1:33 p.m., pulled out a weapon and demanded money. A clerk gave...

Wayne turns out to make a difference

School children collected food and coats for other needy children and wrote letters to deployed airman. Military personnel made a sensory garden for handicapped children and restored the bell tower of an historic building. Adults and children restocked the nearly...

Bowles comes to Goldsboro

Stephanie Kornegay of Mount Olive looked around for familiar faces at Saturday morning's campaign stop for U.S. Senate hopeful Erskine Bowles. It was her second political rally of the day. She had already been to a breakfast at Southern Belle...

Flying high over Grantham

GRANTHAM -- George Moore climbs into the seat behind pilot Charles Stackhouse. "Charles was my flight instructor last year," says Moore as they cinch into the seat belts of the Cessna 182 that Stackhouse owns with his partner, Ronnie Griffin,...

Operation Santa Claus preparations under way

The mentally ill ... The Mental Health Association in Wayne County is preparing for Operation Santa Claus, its annual effort to bring some holiday cheer to the mentally ill and others who might be forgotten. The goal of Operation Santa...

Volunteers asked to fill shoe boxes for needy

It's time again for Operation Christmas Child, a project to help needy children. And Adamsville Baptist Church will continue to serve as a relay center for the project. The church will receive shoe boxes filled with items from Nov. 15...

Briefly

Death seminar Death and dying will be the subject of a seminar set for Tuesday, Nov. 9. Beginning at 11:45 a.m. at the Wayne County public schools' central office, Pat Faulk McCarter of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home will speak at the...

KWCB to sponsor recycled ornament contest

And the environment Keep Wayne County Beautiful is once again offering its Recycled Christmas Ornament Contest. Now in its sixth year, the contest is one of the most popular activities, with 150 entries submitted last year. Students are encouraged to...

Public Record

Assault Ronald Edward Pigg, 34, of North John Street told police that while he was standing outside a residence on North James Street at 10:30 Friday night, he was approached by a man who asked about the bike Pigg was...

In the Military

James King Jr. Pvt. James H. King Jr. recently completed basic training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. The 13 weeks of training included classroom instruction and physical fitness classes. The private is now assigned to the...

Volunteer Wayne

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...

Wayne County court news

Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Charlie Lee, 17, Herman Lane Road, Stantonsburg, cruelty to animals, mistrial declared; larceny of a dog and possession of stolen goods, dismissed. *Anthony Wayne Morton, 39, Daw Pate...