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Monday, March 7, 2005

House fire

Bobby Williams photo A house on Brentwood Drive at Dudley caught fire Sunday, but firemen prevented it from being demolished. An estimated $40,000 worth of damage was done to the home, which was valued by firemen at around $75,000....

New computer system will connect county offices

A new telephone and computer system for Wayne County government offices will improve efficiency, reduce recurring costs and allow county employees to respond quicker in emergencies, says the county manager. Two years ago, County Manager Lee Smith directed his staff...

Weather Service says serious thunderstorms may blow into Wayne

Much of central North Carolina, including Wayne County, will be threatened by severe weather tonight and Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service in Raleigh. Forecasters say there is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms as a cold front...

Public records

House fires Goldsboro firefighters on the C-shift had a busy weekend that was capped Sunday by a kitchen fire. Unattended cooking was blamed Sunday for a fire that damaged a house at 1003 N. James St., according to fire officials....

Classes in the arts being offered at WCC

Several continuing education courses that develop skills and enhance artistic talents will start at Wayne Community College this month. All are eight-week classes with a $35 fee. Students can register and pay fees in the Continuing Education Department office prior...

Two major farm signup programs start March 14

The Wayne County Farm Service Agency will start two major signups on March 14. In order to provide the service needed to complete all the programs administrated by FSA, an appointment schedule has been developed. Farmers are asked to contact...

Newest prosecutor has New England roots

The newest assistant in the District Attorney's Office in Wayne County had no idea that he wanted to be a lawyer, much less prosecute criminals. Tom Perlungher, 29, grew up in Keene, N.H. He was graduated from the University of...

Albertson library drive reaches 50,000 dollars

ALBERTSON -- A private campaign aimed at establishing a library in this northeastern Duplin County community has raised $50,000, say its organizers. The board of the Northeast Duplin Communities Library has been working for more than a year to create...