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Sunday, April 3, 2005

Civil War trails come to Wayne County

One hundred and forty years ago, General William T. Sherman and 60,000 U.S. Army troops cut a swath across North Carolina as they pushed to bring an end to the Civil War. In the process, they destroyed an arsenal in...

Grant, Jeffreys will be honored

Two Goldsboro natives who went on to conquer Hollywood will return this month to be honored during a "From Tinseltown to Hometown" celebration. Anne Jeffreys and Johnny Grant, who became famous in the world of entertainment, have been invited back...

Anne Jeffreys developed love for the theater early

Anne Jeffreys was not just destined to be a star. She was groomed for it. Her mother, Kate Jeffreys Carmichael, had everything covered, Miss Jeffreys says. By the time Anne was a teenager, she had already studied voice and acting....

Kevin Carlisle to handle lighting, sound

Anne Jeffreys will be accompanied on her visit by a multi award-winning producer-director-choreographer. Kevin Carlisle, a graduate of New York City's Juilliard School of Music, will handle the lighting, sound, and music for Miss Jeffreys' show. Carlisle's name has been...

City to vote on development plan

Major changes could be coming this week in how the city regulates development. At its meeting Monday night, the Goldsboro City Council is scheduled to vote on the Unified Development Ordinance, which has been in the discussion stage for several...

Iraq experience is one Goodman doesn't want again

MOUNT OLIVE -- Returning National Guard member Lt. Col. Dennis Goodman says a million dollars could not convince him to go for another tour in Iraq. But in some respects, he said, his heart is still over there. On a...

Rosewood sixth grader featured in book

A sixth grader at Rosewood Middle School is among youths from around the country featured in a book published this month by Prufrock Press. Michael Edwards' article about his interest in fossil collecting is included in "The Ultimate Guide to...

Lawrence Rouse to be installed as JSCC president

KENANSVILLE -- James Sprunt Community College will install Dr. Lawrence L. Rouse as its fifth president at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Monk Auditorium of the Hoffler Building at its main campus in Kenansville. The installation will be a part...

Girl Scouts encouraging more black girls to join

The Girl Scouts in Wayne County are looking for ways to get more black girls and women involved in the organization. A meeting of the African-American Program Planning Committee was held Saturday at the Girl Scout Service Center office to...

Duplin board to get update on mold, asbestos problems

KENANSVILLE -- County Planner Mike Aldridge will update commissioners Monday on the project to get rid of mold and asbestos at the courthouse. Officials had thought they had gotten rid of all of the asbestos until a couple of weeks...

Wayne County District Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Tammy Louise Dawson, 30, Stone Glen Place, Pikeville, harassing phone call, not guilty. *Courtney James Tatum, 20, Poplar Street, second-degree trespass, dismissed. *Alicia Williams, Murray Street, communicating threats, dismissed. *Hermenegildo...