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January 14, 2005 archives

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Friday, January 14, 2005

Soggy morning

Bobby Williams If you headed to work after 7:30 this morning, you might have faced some torrential rain in Wayne County. This rainy morning picture was taken on Berkeley Boulevard about 8 a.m. Clearing late today will lead to...

Ash Street sidewalk project advancing

Unseasonably warm temperatures have allowed the city to move faster than expected on its Ash Street sidewalk project, which will bring sidewalks all the way up to Berkeley Boulevard. Goldsboro received $44,625 in enhancement funds from the state transportation department...

Retiring city manager honored at reception

More than 200 people gathered at the Goldsboro Country Club on Thursday to honor retiring City Manager Richard Slozak. A number of current and former city employees, two previous city managers, the city council, as well as many state and...

United Church Ministries volunteers are honored

Doris Peterson was named Volunteer of the Year by United Church Ministries. The announcement was made at the organization's annual banquet on Tuesday night at Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist Church. In addition to donating 87 hours to United Church...

Public records

Homes vandalized Homes near Pikeville and Mount Olive were vandalized in what the victims claim were domestic disputes, according to reports filed with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. Joseph Warren Page returned to his home in the 100 block of...

Briefly

Service to veterans A small department brings some big bucks into Wayne County, county commissioners learned this week. The veterans services office, with only two employees, helps people who have left military service apply for compensation and pensions. The county...

Allen to speak

MOUNT OLIVE -- Barbara Allen, chairman of the North Carolina Democratic Party, will speak in the Lois K. Murphy Regional Center at Mount Olive College at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27. She will address political, financial, and economic expectations...