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Friday, December 10, 2004

From Kinston to Atlanta

This Bombardier CRJ200, with a maximum cruise speed of about 534 mph, will take passengers from Kinston to Atlanta and back beginning in April. For more information see Delta deal will boost region, says GTP director....

'I'm going to heaven ,,,' Avery Hackett, 6, left hope among tears

Joe Hackett has cried many tears since his 6-year-old daughter, Avery, died this week. Still, Hackett and Avery's mother know that Avery left hope for others. The couple say she gave the gift of life this Christmas through organ...

Delta deal will boost region, says GTP director

KINSTON -- The addition of jet service between Kinston and Atlanta will help make the N.C. Global TransPark more attractive to prospective tenants, an official says. GTP Executive Director Darlene Waddell said the Delta passenger service scheduled to start April...

Community center raises $32,000 in one-day event

The Community Crisis Center appealed for money to help pay off its mortgage, and Wayne County residents answered the call with $32,000 in pledges during a one-day radio telethon. Curtis Media Group's two Goldsboro radio stations, WGBR and WFMC, broadcast...

Santa wrapping gifts, filling stockings for Goldsboro party

Santa will arrive a little early for 610 children this year. The jolly old fellow was invited to celebrate Christmas with the children next Saturday at the annual Empty Stocking Fund party. All of the children are from homes where,...

Barkley summoned back to TV

When Monika Barkley was chosen last year as a participant for Dr. Phil McGraw's weight loss challenge, she knew her life would change. But she just didn't know how much. Not only did the Wayne County resident reach her goal...

Angles still needed

The Salvation Army still needs some "angels" to help more than 800 children in low-income households. Only a few days remain in the Salvation Army's angel tree campaign, but collections are still far below what's needed, said social worker Edie...

Help needed for Sara's Reguge battered-women's shelter

WARSAW -- Sara's Refuge battered-women's shelter is holding an open house event next week, where the public can pick an "angel." The angels are cards on the Christmas tree at the shelter with information about mothers in need. You can...

Students qualify in regional competition

Health occupations students from two Wayne County high schools have qualified in a regional competition. The regional Health Occupations Students of America competition was held at West Brunswick High School. The Charles B. Aycock High School chapter took 15 students...

Public records

Shooting chosen as Crime of Week A shooting at about 10 p.m. Nov. 19 at George and Fussell streets has been chosen by Goldsboro-Wayne County Crime Stoppers as the latest "Crime of the Week." The victim, Antwan Battle, told police...

Phylis Gurley picked to lead Eastpointe committee

Phyllis Gurley of Goldsboro has been chosen to be the chairman of the Consumer and Family Advisory Committee for Eastpointe mental health agency, effective Jan. 1. Mrs. Gurley will lead the committee's monthly meetings, which give a forum for people...

Briefly

Manager vote The Goldsboro City Council is scheduled to meet Tuesday to vote on the final candidate for the city manager position. City Manager Richard Slozak announced in June that he would retire after working for the city for more...

Food warehouse dedicated

KENANSVILLE -- U.S. Rep. Mike McIntyre helped Word of Faith Ministries dedicate a 14,500-square-foot warehouse and outreach training center. About 60 people attended the ceremony and open house at the warehouse Thursday at 1268 N.C. 11 and 903. The warehouse...

Banks to host special blood drive

Wayne County's banks are investing in life as they join together for a special Bloodmobile. It will be held Tuesday from 2 to 6:30 p.m. at the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross, 600 N. George St. The...