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Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Livestock producers recognized

The Wayne County Livestock Development Association reflected on the past year and looked ahead to 2005 at its annual meeting Monday night. The outstanding livestock producer was recognized, service awards were presented and five students received college scholarships. Benny Rice...

North Duplin parents upset by closing plan

CALYPSO -- Parents in the North Duplin High School attendance area are concerned about plans to close the school. The North Duplin High School Parent Advisory Council met recently to discuss three school building plans being considered by the county...

District Court fight

"It was a recipe for disaster," said District Attorney Branny Vickory. On Tuesday afternoon, a man had come to Wayne County District Court to court to answer two charges -- a harassing phone call and communicating threats -- that were...

Public records

Four hurt in wrecks Four people were injured and damages were estimated at $30,400 in five recent traffic collisions in Wayne County, officers reported. *Three people were injured and damages were estimated at $5,000 in a two-vehicle collision at 5:47...

Wayne among counties chosen in colorectal cancer testing pilot program

Wayne County is one of 12 sites that will test the American Cancer Society's colorectal cancer screening program during this year's Relay for Life on May 13-14. Phillip Gregory, the vice president for mission delivery for the state organization ,...

College scholarship recipients honored

The Foundation of Wayne Community College recognized its scholarship recipients and donors in its annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony at the college recently. More than 230 scholarship recipients during the fall, 2004 and spring 2005 semester had the opportunity to meet...

State to remove abandoned tanks at Seven Springs

SEVEN SPRINGS -- The state Department of Transportation plans to remove two abandoned underground storage tanks from the state's right-of-way on Main Street, and there may be more. The state Department of Transportation's environmental inspectors found contaminated soil at the...

Briefly

Name change FAISON -- The Dean's Specialty Foods pickle plant will join 10 other specialty food division plants of the Deans Foods Corporation in forming a new publicly-traded private label. No official name for the label has been mentioned. A...

School menus

The following are menus for Wayne County Public Schools for the week of Feb. 21-25. Monday -- Teacher Workday. Tuesday -- Breakfast: Mini pancakes with syrup. Lunch: Hot dog with chili, tuna salad sandwich, oven fries, baked beans, chilled mixed...

AIDs/HIV informational meeting attracts 200

More than 200 people turned out last Thursday for more information on HIV/AIDS and its impact in Wayne County. Attendees at the "Willing to Touch" event, held at Greenleaf Vision of Faith Community Center, heard Jeri Barnes and Alton Vinson...

New Duplin Correctional Center superintendent named

KENANSVILLE -- Travis Outlaw, a 30-year veteran in the NC Department of Correction, has been named superintendent of the Duplin Correctional Center. As superintendent for the minimum custody unit near Kenansville, Outlaw will oversee the management of all of the...