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Sunday, February 6, 2005

Existing businesses need more attention, Wayne leaders say

State and local industry hunters agreed this weekend that there's a big hole in Wayne County's business-development program -- it is not doing enough for industries that already operate in the county. They discussed the program at the Economic Development...

City Council to consider raises for employees

Goldsboro employees could receive a cost-of-living raise this week, their first in three years. At its meeting Monday, the Goldsboro City Council will review a proposal to give all city employees a 2.5-percent raise, effective the second payroll this month....

Community Lenten Services begin Wednesday

The annual Community Lenten Services sponsored by Clergy Living in Faith and Fellowship (C.L.I.F.F.) will begin this Wednesday. Fourteen local churches are participating in this year's services, which will be held at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church at 1065 Tommy's...

Faith-based program helps with addictions

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Nelson Davenport believed that Wayne County needed something like Reformers Unanimous when he first read about the faith-based addictions program in a magazine two years ago. But he put the thought aside until he came across another...

NFL star visits students at Meadow Lane

David Thornton, a linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League, visited third- and fourth-grade students at Meadow Lane Elementary School on Friday. Thornton, a graduate of Goldsboro High School, was invited to speak to students by school...

Public records

Brazen thief steals purse A thief stole a purse from a Goldsboro senior citizen in her driveway at lunchtime Friday, then calmly got into a car and drove away, Goldsboro police report. Sarah Ella Haggins, 87, told police that she...

Wayne County Superior Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Quanta Keniel Garner, 23, Jenny Lane, Dudley, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, 70 to 93 months (habitual felon). *Douglas Elwood Taylor, 34, Bennett's Bridge Road, Mount Olive,...

Wayne County District Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Charles William Leathers, 44, Myers Avenue, assault inflicting serious injury, not guilty. *Mary Hazel, 49, Ben Brewington Drive, harassing phone call (two counts), not guilty. *Jacob James Hernandez, 20, Sanderson...

Mount Olive District Court

These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Pamela Denise Owens, 30, East Kornegay Street, Mount Olive, communicating threats, not guilty. *Mary Katherine Badal, 39, Country Club Road, Mount Olive, no operator's license, 45 days suspended, 12 months...

Boys and Girls clubs take part in national art competition

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County are among more than 3,000 across the nation that are joining a search for talented young artists. The competition is part of Boys & Girls Clubs of America's National Fine Arts Exhibit...

916th reservist competes for national award

A Goldsboro resident was selected to represent the Air Force Reserve Command for a national level award. Capt. Robin Middleton, a health services administrator with the 916th Air Refueling Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, was selected from more...

Volunteer Wayne

Volunteer Wayne offers opportunities for people of all ages to serve Wayne County. The service is provided by Volunteer Wayne and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) at Wayne Community College. More information may be obtained by contacting Joy...

Student news

Two area students have been named to the Dean's List for the fall semester at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Mary Catherine Mills of LaGrange and Sara Ann Baker of Mount Olive earned a grade-point average higher than...

MOC graduates

Mount Olive College awarded bachelor's degrees to the following area students during its 51st annual fall commencement ceremony: From Goldsboro: Heather Arsenault, James Barefoot, James Boyd, Eboni Brock, Chinn Jeffrey, Patrick Christie, Eric Clark, Joseph Clark, Phillip Clark, Summer Davis,...

Military news

Navy Seaman Recruit Gregory D. Melvin, the son of Macy C. Brewington of Warsaw and Joseph M. Melvin of Dudley, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Melvin completed a...

Valentine party for area youth

MOUNT OLIVE -- Students majoring in Recreation and Leisure Studies are putting their experience and education to work planning "Cupid's Care," a Valentine party for area youth ages 3 through 12. Proceeds from the event on Feb. 14 will go...

Briefly

Something fishy on Ash Street There's been something fishy going on at the Arts Council of Wayne County, and very soon you will be able to see what. Art teachers from several Wayne County schools and some others have been...

Book drive under way

In preparation for Read Across America Day that will be observed on March 2, the Sylvan Learning Center and the Wayne County Partnership for Children want to give every child in the local community a book. Toni Frana, the center...