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Thursday, February 3, 2005

Duplin school plan draws mixed comments at meeting

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County residents had a chance Tuesday night to express their feelings about a school needs study. Some like it. Some don't. About 70 people attended a meeting of the Duplin County Board of Education at Kenansville Elementary...

Reactions to the State of the Union address

North Carolina's congressional delegation predictably split along party lines in their reaction to President Bush's State of the Union address. Bush's proposal to revamp Social Security drew the most comments. Democrat G.K. Butterfield, a freshman congressman, accused Bush of wanting...

Mental Health Association honors volunteers, members for efforts

The Mental Health Association of Wayne County recognized volunteers and association members for their efforts on behalf of the mentally ill at the organization's annual meeting Wednesday. Bobby Jones, a member of the association board, received the A.H. Zealy Award....

Public records

Fires damage home, apartment Fires damaged a home and an apartment Wednesday in Goldsboro, a fire official said. No one was injured. A cigarette left on a bed may have caused a fire at a rental house at 1006 N....

GOP meeting schedule

The Wayne County Republican Party has announced the following schedule for precinct meetings at GOP headquarters at 147 S. Center St.: Feb. 14 -- No. 4 (Pikeville Fire Station), 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15 -- No. 16 (American Legion), 6:30 p.m.;...

News calendar

RADIO OPERATORS Local amateur radio operators meet every Saturday from 7-8:30 a.m. at Central Lunch on Center Street. The meetings are open to anyone interested in amateur radio, shortwave listening and radio electronics. Information: Dave Price, 221-9993. WARSAW BIRTHDAY The...

Briefly

Butterfield to speak U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield will speak at next week's 31st annual Human Relations Awards Banquet. Butterfield has represented the 1st Congressional District since his election last July to fill the term of former congressman Frank Ballance. Butterfield...