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Sunday, December 19, 2004

Smiles abound at ESF party

A two-foot-tall child emerged Saturday morning from the movie theater on Berkeley Boulevard toting a "Triple Action Playset" that was as big as he was. A net Christmas stocking chock full of goodies was slung across his shoulder. Though his...

ESF donation list

Latest Contributions: Shawnee Indian Guides Tribe of Goldsboro: Mason Bland, Adam Hudson, Victor Kokiko, Austin McLoud, Blake Poland, Hank Smitherman, Willis Underwood, Alex Welsh, Ty West, Jonathon Williams & Austin Willman 220.00 J.D. & Shirley Evans 50.00 Walter & Linda...

Mount Olive College graduation held Saturday

More than 300 students from all five Mount Olive College campuses had another reason Saturday to celebrate the season: Their graduation. Dr. Donald Ribeiro, a Pitt County physician, Mount Olive College trustee and ordained Free Will Baptist minister delivered the...

Officials hope biodiesel plant grows in Mount Olive field

MOUNT OLIVE -- People could have driven up and down Old Mount Highway every day and never thought, "Hey, that soybean field would be an excellent location for a biodiesel plant." But it is obvious to Earl Hendrix. "Are you...

WARM Hearts mentor matches tell their stories

Cleo Trigones earned her college degree at age 58. At 72, she received a two-year degree in early childhood education at Wayne Community College, and she continues to take music classes there. Now, at age 75, she says her biggest...

Briefly

Fishy reading project Still need a gift or stocking stuffer? Try a "Big Fish." Daniel Wallace's novel, chosen by Wayne County Reads as its 2005 selection, is now available at Books-A-Million and the book store at Wayne Community College. Other...

Goldsboro council to hold hearings

The Goldsboro City Council will hold seven public hearings at its meeting Monday night. The topics to be heard include the following: *A request from Sidney Barfield to rezone the west side of Wayne Memorial Drive between Best Avenue and...

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: *Marquis Lamonns Sheffield, 32, North George Street, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana (habitual felon), 60 to 81 months. *Anthony Robert Brewington, 47, Thoroughfare Road, indecent...

Public Record

Homeless man steals pork chops A homeless man was charged with shoplifting at the Piggly Wiggly on Lionel Street after he hid a pack of pork chops in his clothes, according to a Goldsboro police report. Devon Darden, 54, was...

Lula Newkirk gets her day in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive residents know Lula Newkirk for her ability to help others when they need it most. Mount Olive Mayor Ruff Huggins joined the congregation of Gospel Light United Holy Church on Dec. 11 to declare "Lula...

WCC recognizes top employees

Wayne Community College has named its employees of the year. Carlos Cotto, a program director in the Continuing Education Division, received the annual award in the professional staff category. He has worked for the college full-time for five years. Cotto's...

Program distributes 2,400 free books

Communities in Schools was recently given 2,400 books, which were promptly sorted and distributed to students in 15 elementary schools. Sudie Davis, director of Communities in Schools, said more than 70,000 free books were donated to 35 Community in Schools...

Mount Olive College considers expansion in New Bern

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College has received a $10,000 grant to consider expanding its New Bern operations to serve more students in Craven, Pamlico, Jones and surrounding counties. When it first began in 1993, the campus at New Bern...