03/25/05 — Briefly

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By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on March 25, 2005 1:45 PM

Deeds office on line

Real estates transactions from 1969 to the present in Wayne County may be looked up on the county's new web site. The web site is www.waynegov.com.

Register of Deeds Lois Mooring said her office went on line Tuesday. The project cost $147,000.

She said older loan cancellations will be put on line in a few weeks when the 158 record books are decoded.

Land transactions that occurred before 1969 may be viewed in books in the Courthouse office.

Daffodil Festival Saturday

The 19th annual Daffodil Festival will feature entertainment for everyone Saturday in downtown Fremont.

The opening ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on the front stage at East Main and Goldsboro streets. Then the Fremont Stars, the Charles B. Aycock High School Jazz Ensemble and Water Bound will perform.

The featured attraction, the Band of Oz, will play at 1 p.m., and Day One, a new group, will conclude the entertainment at 3:30 p.m.

Horse-drawn trolley rides, arts and crafts displays, a daffodil exhibit, a children's alley with a petting zoo and games will be available all day.

For the hungry, barbecued pork and chicken lunches will be served from 11 a.m. by the Fremont Rotary Club and Fremont Volunteer Fire Department, respectively. Other vendors also will sell snacks and drinks.

Pancake breakfast

The Wayne County Principals and Assistant Principals Association is holding a pancake breakfast on Saturday, April 9, from 7-10 a.m at the Andy's restaurant on Wayne Memorial Drive.

All money raised goes toward scholarships for instructional assistants to further their education. The goal is to assist Wayne County in developing future teachers for the school system.

Tickets are $5. To purchase tickets, contact Heather Holzworth at 751-7130 or Melodie Blackmon at 751-7110.