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Monday, April 11, 2005

Wow, that's a cold nose

Bobby Williams photo Bo sits patiently as Finley Ingle, 7-month-old son of Mike and Hope Ingle, checks out his nose at a Mount Olive College softball game. The friendly dog belongs to Mount Olive softball coach Jamie Kylis....

SCHS student missing after beach trip

A Spring Creek High School 10th grader is believed to have drowned over the weekend while on a school trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., for a band competition. Myrtle Beach police confirmed that Antwan Lewis, 16, was swimming in the...

Local officials unsure lottery answer for school needs

Wayne County schools might need money for buildings and educational programs, but school board members and county commissioners are unsure if a state lottery is the answer. "Is it definitely going to go for education?" asked County Commissioner Atlas Price....

Morehead Scholarship choice of Ashelyn James

Goldsboro High School senior Ashelyn James has made her decision between two prestigious college scholarships, the Morehead Scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Park Scholarship to N.C. State University. She said over the weekend...

Columnist, novelist to deliver Belk Lecture

A Raleigh novelist and newspaper columnist will speak twice in Goldsboro Tuesday. G.D. Gearino will deliver the annual Henry Belk Lecture at the Goldsboro Rotary Club's meeting. Then, he will be the featured speaker at the Friends of the Library's...

Museum will be open again Tuesday

The Wayne County Museum will open Tuesday after having been closed for the past few weeks due to electrical work. Wayne Electric has completed the work and the museum will be open Tuesday through Friday from 11 am to 2...

Another clue given in pickle contest

A jar of Mt. Olive Pickles has been hidden in Mount Olive as part of the annual N.C. Pickle Festival. For the next three weeks, clues will be printed that will lead someone to the location of the pickles. The...

Opinion: Good friend passes

None among us has had a greater appreciation of our natural resources than Leon Smith. He hovered lovingly over the Bear Creek Watershed lake behind his home in the New Hope area. Despite his advancing years and failing health, he...

Public records

Boy injured on four-wheeler An 8-year-old boy riding a four-wheeler was struck by a car Friday night on Old Grantham Road, the Highway Patrol reported today. Darain Robert Brinson of Linen Lane was injured at about 6:55 p.m. near Blackjack...