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Thursday, March 10, 2005

Wayne schools receive national health award

The Wayne County Public Schools system has received a $10,000 national award for its innovative school-based health programs. The school system was named a winner of the 2005 National Civic Star Award. The award is sponsored by the American Association...

City Council promises to improve services

PINE KNOLL SHORES -- Goldsboro officials pledged Wednesday to improve city services, which some say have slipped in recent years. During their annual retreat, City Council members urged City Manager Joe Huffman to set high standards for department heads, including...

Six indicted for bank robbery

Six people have been indicted on charges for the armed robbery of a Goldsboro bank, and five more have been indicted for an armed robbery last year at a Goldsboro home. The Wayne County Grand Jury handed up 77 true...

Delta's JetKinston takes to air

KINSTON -- More than two hundred officials from Lenoir and surrounding counties and the state government attended a celebration Wednesday to welcome Atlantic Southeast Airlines to the Kinston Regional Jetport. Beginning April 1, Atlantic Southeast, a subsidiary of Delta Airlines,...

New industry eyeing Wallace location

WALLACE -- A new industry may come to the South Park industrial park and bring at least 20 new jobs. Millennium International Group, LLC, has offered to buy five acres at South Park Center near Wallace for $6,000 per acre....

Public records

Wayward driver fined for crash A Goldsboro driver who lost control of his speeding car and it smashed through the side of Delmus' Hardware store pleaded guilty to felony fleeing to elude arrest and was fined $500 Wednesday in Wayne...

Local Red Cross nets 18,600 dollars at sports auction

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross netted $18,600 on its seconnd annual Sports Memorabilia Auction on Tuesday night. About 300 people attended the fund-raiser at Lane Tree Country Club. Special guests included a table of military personnel...

Princeton police to get tough with U.S. 70 traffic

PRINCETON -- Princeton police say they will vigorously enforce traffic safety law along U.S. 70. "If they see a blatant violation, they'll have to take care of it," Police Chief Eddie Lewis said of his four-man department. Only one intersection...

Mount Olive reaches for mini-grant to jump-start retail operations downtown

MOUNT OLIVE -- The town of Mount Olive will pursue a grant to bring a retail incubator to downtown. The Mount Olive Town Board of Commissioners held a public hearing Monday night to gather comments about the idea, but nobody...

Y to hold "Healthy Kids Day" next month

The Goldsboro Family YMCA will hold its 14th Annual Healthy Kids Day next month. The event will be held April 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Family Y on Parkway Drive. The event is held each year...

Goldsboro Chapter of the Continental Societies to host Mid-Atlantic session

The Goldsboro chapter of Continental Societies, Inc., will host the 21st annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference Friday and Saturday at the Holiday Inn Express in Goldsboro. There are 13 chapters in the Mid-Atlantic Region including chapters from Ohio, North Carolina, South...

Briefly

Longleaf Pine Presentation of three memberships into the Order of the Longleaf Pine and an announcement regarding an unusual new organization will be features of a Law Enforcement Appreciation Banquet Saturday at the Wayne Agricultural Center. The function will begin...