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Thursday, January 13, 2005

United Way surpasses goal

United Way of Wayne County surpassed its 2004 campaign goal by $39,000, raising a total of $1,371,028.88. Volunteers held up the numbers as Donnie Barnes, 2004 campaign chairman, made the announcement Wednesday at the United Way's annual awards luncheon. That...

Worleys named Farm Family of the Year for North Carolina

The Bryant Worley family of Wayne County has been chosen as North Carolina's Farm Family of the Year by the state's Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts. The Worley family, which includes Bryant, his wife, Debbie, and their daughter,...

Wayne Memorial Hospital to improve customer service

CSI: Goldsboro. No, that's not a new TV series on the fall schedule. But it is being broadcast locally and exclusively at Wayne Memorial Hospital. CSI in this case stands for customer service initiative. Sherry Rogers, director of staff development,...

Survey team to map Goldsboro sewer system

A survey team has hit the streets of Goldsboro as part of a project designed to use technology to plot and maintain the city's sewer system. The city council voted in November to spend $323,450 to create a map of...

Public records

Counterfeit payroll checks being passed At least two counterfeit payroll checks with the name Waste Management Corp. have been passed -- and each was signed with the name of a former congressman, a Wayne County sheriff's detective says. Both checks...

Cash appointed to Seven Springs board

SEVEN SPRINGS - Allen Cash was appointed Wednesday by the Seven Springs Town Board to fill the unexpired term of Emma Ward. Cash, 29, will serve three years. His appointment was unanimous. "I noticed nobody my age on the board,"...

Wayne emergency system working well

Wayne County's emergency medical services system is better, faster and, in a sense, cheaper than the volunteer-run service it replaced, county officials say. The EMS system has cut minutes off the average response time to the scenes of accidents and...

Briefly

Monday is school holiday Monday is a holiday for the Wayne County Public Schools. All schools and the central offices will be closed. Students will be dismissed early on Tuesday, Jan. 25, in order for teachers to attend staff development...

MOC to host Agribusiness conference

MOUNT OLIVE -- On Jan. 30, Mount Olive College will kick-off a four-day Agribusiness Professional Development Conference directed at young farmers and cooperative extension agents. The conference, sponsored by Altria-Shared Solutions, will cover the economics of farming, environmental aspects of...