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Monday, November 15, 2004

Fire destroys two motel rooms

A fire destroyed two rooms at the Best Western this morning, but a fire official was happy that the damage wasn't worse. The Goldsboro Fire De-partment was dispatched at 10:30 a.m. to the motel on U.S. 70 West in Goldsboro....

Record amount of electronics gets junked

Keep Wayne County Beautiful broke its own record Saturday, collecting almost 45,000 pounds of old electronics for recycling. "The most we ever collected before was around 30,000 pounds," said Simonne Cato, executive director of KWCB. Franklin Smith, owner of Franklin's...

Wayne Community College youth program recognized

The Wayne Community College Workforce Investment Act Out-of-School Youth Program has been recognized as outstanding for the third time in four years. The program earned honors and a $3,000 award for outstanding performance from the Eastern Carolina Workforce Development Board,...

WCC art for exhibit due this week

Artwork for consideration in the 2005 N.C. Community College Art Exhibit is due this week. Wayne Community College alumni, students, faculty and staff are invited to submit entries by 5 p.m. Wednesday. Work is being sought from all 59 schools...

Public records

Five hurt in wrecks Five people were injured and damages were estimated at $49,000 in six recent traffic collisions in Wayne County. •Damages were estimated at $5,000 in a three-vehicle collision at 3:58 a.m. Sunday on Slaughter Street near...

OPINION -- No single key

The State of Ohio provided the “decisive” vote in the re-election of President George Bush. Four years ago it was Florida. And almost immediately last week there was the observation that the “deciding votes” were cast by “Christian conservatives”...