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Friday, November 5, 2004

Honoring industry

News-Argus/Sam Atkins Pate Dawson Co. was named Industry of the Year, and Tony Worrell of Wayco Ham Co. was named Industrialist of the Year. From left are Jimmie Ford, chairman of the Wayne County Economic Development Commission; Mike Pate...

Wayne juror accused of breaking vow of silence

A 71-year-old prospective juror vehemently denied Thursday that he had made prejudicial comments in the jury pool room about a possible punishment for a man accused of murdering a child. Wayne Harrison of Pikeville was threatened with a sentence of...

City attorney will fight retirement-pay denial

Former Goldsboro City Attorney Harrell Everett will appeal the state's decision to deny him retirement benefits. Michael Williamson, director of the state's retirement system, said Thursday that Everett had informed his office before the Nov. 1 deadline of his intention...

Top industry and industrialist named

Pate Dawson Co. was named Thursday as Wayne County's Industry of the Year. And Tony Worrell Jr., president of Wayco Ham, was named Industrialist of the Year. The awards were presented at the Economic Development Commission's annual celebration, held at...

Magistrate appointment OK'd

The hiring of Patricia D. Williams as a Wayne County magistrate has been upheld by the state Attorney General's Office. Ms. Williams was sworn in Sept. 7 by Jerry Braswell, the senior resident Superior Court judge for Wayne County. But...

Feast in the East deemed a success

A weekend of entertainment and barbecue attracted about 5,000 people to the first Feast in the East festival at the Wayne Regional Fairgrounds. Some of the attendees were from outside of North Carolina, said Marlise Taylor, director of Golds-boro Travel...

Briefly

Wings Over Wayne begins at 9 Sunday A full day of aircraft performances is on tap for this year's Wings Over Wayne at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. The event will be Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The...

Duplin inducts two to Hall of Fame

WARSAW -- Luther Clayton Herring Sr. and the late Preston B. Raiford have joined the ranks of the Duplin County Hall of Fame. The people who nominated them said they were an inspiration. Every November, the Duplin Hall of Fame...

Public records

Girl shot in Mt. Olive MOUNT OLIVE -- At 10 p.m. Wednesday a man drove past a house on East Slocumb Street in Mount Olive and shot into it, hitting 13-year-old Iesha Kornegay in her left hip. She was treated...

Goldsboro trains for trench rescues

Goldsboro fire and rescue personnel are ready and willing to work in the trenches. Over the last month, all members of the department attended training on rescuing victims from collapsed trenches. The department has also formed a committee to study...