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By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on March 3, 2005 1:47 PM

Pickle Princess Pageant

The 2005 N.C. Pickle Princess Pageant will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday in College Hall on the campus of Mount Olive College.

Miss N.C., Kirsten Elrod, is the mistress of ceremonies. Celebrity guests will be Miss United States, Trinity Wright, and Miss United States Teen, Candice Huggins.

The winners will reign over the 2005 N.C. Pickle Festival to be held on April 22-23 in downtown Mount Olive.

Two of last year's winners, Phaedra Flowers and Blair Mozingo, went on to be crowned Miss United States of America and Jr. Teen Miss United States of America.

Tickets are available for the pageant in advance at Classic Moments in Time in downtown Goldsboro, Nino's Restaurant, or by contacting the directors at ncpickleprincess@aol.com or 734-8792.

For information visit the pageant Website at www.ncpickleprincess.com and the festival Website at www.ncpicklefest.org.

Promotions announced

Three members of the 4th Fighter Wing have been chosen for promotion to colonel, according to the public affairs office at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.

They are Lt. Cols. Larry Youngner of the judge advocate general, Mark Mouw of the 335th Fighter Squadron and Stephen Jones of the 4th Mission Support Group.

'Alice in Wonderland'

The Goldsboro Ballet, which was originally scheduled to perform "Alice in Wonderland" at the Paramount Theater, will do the show at Goldsboro High School.

Dates and times remain the same: Saturday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 13, at 3 p.m.

Cost is $10 per person for general seating. Tickets can be purchased at the Arts Council of Wayne County, 2406 E. Ash St.

Information: 736-3300.


The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will have a bood drive Friday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Home Health and Hospice.

Donors will receive a coupon for a free car wash.