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Thursday, May 5, 2005

Historic day for Warriors

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Eastern Wayne High's Taylor Jackson, right, retruns a ball Wednesday during the Class 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference tournament. Also seen is Jackson's doubles partner, Drew Jackson. For more information, please see today's Sports section....

Committee: Paramount facade might have to go

The Paramount Theater Committee plans to begin interviewing architects within two weeks to plan for the reconstruction. Meanwhile, the demolition crew has had to halt some work inside the burned-out theater because of fears the front wall could become unstable...

New system will facilitate communication

A new radio system, allowing all emergency responders within Wayne County to communicate, will be phased in during the next three years. County commissioners on Tuesday approved the preliminary communications plan, which is expected to cost around $7.5 million. The...

Goldsboro feels pain in increased gas cost

Hate to fill up your gas tank these days? The city is feeling your pain a thousand-fold. Goldsboro buys 8,000 gallons a week, both for its own fleet's needs and those of the Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority. Those bills came due...

Study would help reduce number of breathalyzer test refusals

Several Wayne County agencies are participating in a study designed to reduce drunken driving on the highways. The Health Department received a $22,246 grant for the six-month effort, with hopes to secure local funding when the project concludes in June....

Alternate site for Wayne Community College graduation

In case of inclement weather, Wayne Commu-nity College adult high school and General Educa-tional Development graduation exercises, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. today outdoors on the college's main campus in Goldsboro, would be moved to First Assembly of God Church, 3000...

Public records

Lumber thefts A man who was arrested for a residential break-in was charged Wednesday by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office with the theft of plywood and particleboard from two new home construction sites. During an investigation of a residential break-in...

Bloodmobile Friday

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Southern Wayne High School. Donors will receive a free Blood Tour 2005 T-shirt....

Sprunt to offer nursing assistant classes

KENANSVILLE -- James Sprunt Community College will offer a Nursing Assistant II class beginning May 9 at 6 p.m. in Room 156 of the McGowen Building. The class will meet each Monday and Wednesday from 6 to 10 p.m. the...

Mount Olive college honors several residents

Several Wayne County residents were honored during Mount Olive College's annual awards day. *Ashley Aanenson of Goldsboro received the Henderson Science Club award for the most promising science student. A sophomore biology major, she is married to Frank Aanenson and...

Kanter to speak at Kenansville chamber meeting

KENANSVILLE -- Jerry Kanter of Kinston will be guest speaker at the monthly chamber meeting. Kenansville Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at 12:30 p.m. May 9 in Bo's Cafe. Kanter is actively involved with the Committee of 100 Aviation...