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Sunday, November 21, 2004

Wayne college president wins state recognition

RALEIGH -- Wayne Community College President Ed Wilson has been nominated for the N.C. Community College System President of the Year award each year since the honor was introduced in 2001. The fourth time's the charm. Surrounded by a contingent...

NAACP honors Manetta Stovall for her dedication to community

Manetta Cox Stovall was honored Saturday night by the Wayne County branch of the NAACP. The award was presented at the organization's Freedom Fund Banquet in honor of Mrs. Stovall's commitment to education, community and church. Mrs. Stovall was a...

'Booze It, Lose It' returns for holidays

The upcoming four-day Thanksgiving weekend marks the start of the long year-end holiday season. This year law-enforcement officers also will observe the 10th anniversary of the statewide "Booze It and Lose It" campaign to reduce drunken driving during the same...

New Hispanic community center already a busy place

In just a few months, organizers of an agency to help Hispanics in Wayne County say they are seeing results. The Hispanic Community Devel-opment Center is teaching Mexican parents to speak English, forging ties with South American countries, and trying...

Shooting victim was Dudley man

DUDLEY -- A man who was fatally shot Friday, then drove away and crashed into a home has been identified as 37-year-old Johnny Ray Walston of 842 Genoa Road, Dudley. Wayne County Sheriff's Capt. George Raecher said Walston had been...

Imaginations transform trash into ornaments

More than 150 kids turned trash into treasure last week for Keep Wayne County Beautiful's annual recycled ornament contest. "Each year the kids get more and more creative," said Simonne Cato. "Their imaginations are wonderful." Ms. Cato is the director...

Briefly

MOC choir to perform The Mount Olive College Concert Choir will present its annual fall concert on Dec. 3 in Mount Olive. The performance is free to the public and begins at 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 300...

Public records

Two people shot A woman and a man were wounded Friday night in separate shootings, according to Goldsboro police reports. No arrests have been made. The victims, Renea Monique Smith, 24, of Frank Street and Antwon Battle, 20, of Fussell...