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Sunday, January 30, 2005

Lee Borden to receive DCA

Lee Borden will receive the Boy Scouts Distinguished Citizen Award this year. The award will be given during the Tuscarora Council DCA Banquet on April 18 at the Goldsboro Country Club. Tickets are available for donations of $200 and up....

Wayne County Reads events to begin

Wayne County Reads begins this week, and organizers have planned several events to lure readers in. This year's selection for the countywide reading project is "Big Fish," and the schedule includes events tied to the book, to its movie adaptation...

Arts Council to stress fund-raising

A new year will mean a new look at fund-raising for the Arts Council of Wayne County. The Arts Council's board of directors met Thursday afternoon at the art center and discussed the importance of energizing its membership drive. The...

Jo Ann Summerlin announces for Clerk of Court

An experienced paralegal has announced her intention to run for Wayne County Clerk of Court in 2006. Jo Ann Summerlin, a Democrat, said she believes her 38 years as legal secretary to the late Sen. Thomas Strickland and as a...

Wayne has new agriculture agent

Kevin Johnson has joined the Wayne County Cooperative Extension Center as an agricultural extension agent. He will be responsible for educational programs in tobacco, field crops and pesticide application. Johnson spent the past seven years as a regional agronomist for...

Agribusiness conference begins

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

Wayne man dies in accident

A Wayne County man was killed in a traffic accident Friday morning in South Carolina. Leslie Herring, 29, of 624 Sheridan Forest Road, was killed when the truck he was driving for the Pate-Dawson Co. of Goldsboro was involved in...

More on WCC list

Thirty more students have been added to the previously-published fall 2004 President's List for Wayne Community College. To be named to the president's list, students must be enrolled for at least 12 semester hours and earn a quality point average...

Students learn about Japan

Doris Ginn's fourth graders at Eastern Wayne Elementary School are being treated to an excursion to another world and another culture. Without leaving their classroom. Colorful kimonos in vivid reds, blacks and blues line the back wall. Posters with landscape...

Briefly

Passport deadline extended The deadline to get passports from the Wayne County Clerk of Courts Office has been extended from Monday to March 31. Clerk of Court Marshall Minchew said Friday that the deadline was being extended so that the...

East Carolina students recognized

The following students from Wayne County graduated from East Carolina University in December: Elson Amurao, bachelor of science, broadcasting; Saundra Beamon, master of fine arts, art; Felicia Best, bachelor of science, elementary education; Heather Bliss, bachelor of science, nursing. Kristin...

Duplin Expo planned

WALLACE -- The Duplin First Council is sponsoring the Duplin County Expo Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5, at the New Duplin Warehouse on Railroad Street in Wallace. The show hours are Friday from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m....

Public records

Break-ins cleared with man's arrest A 19-year-old Goldsboro man has been arrested by Goldsboro police and charged with numerous felony crimes in connection with vehicle break-ins, burglaries and thefts. Michael Christopher Fields of Third Street was arrested Monday by police...

Mount Olive Court

These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Rogelio Alberto Mireles, 32, Pear Tree Road, Mount Olive, no operator's license, 60 days suspended, 12 months unsupervised probation, $50 fine and costs. *Kendrick Ward, 34, Pacific Drive, Dudley,...

District Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Nancy Lou Barnes, 41, Mount Carmel Church Road, Pikeville, harassing phone call and threatening phone call, not guilty. *Danny Fritz, 46, Racegate Run, Pikeville, communicating threats, not guilty. *Billy D....

Deputy suspended

A Wayne County sheriff's deputy has been suspended for two weeks after a case of mistaken identity involving a Dudley woman. When Lee Davis returns to work, he will be assigned to the courtroom as a bailiff, Sheriff's Department officials...