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Sunday, May 22, 2005

Statue parts are found

The base and pedestal of the 89-year-old Lady in the Park statue that were stolen Thursday from behind the Wayne County Museum were found Friday in a salvage yard, where they had been sold for $168, a historical society official...

Graduation ceremonies this week

More than 1,100 seniors are receiving diplomas from public and private high schools across the county this year. Faith Christian Academy led off the ceremonies Friday evening in the church auditorium, with 10 graduates recognized. Stephen Ray Sloan was valedictorian...

Dillard/Goldsboro Alumni plan big weekend

Dillard/Goldsboro Alumni and Friends from far and wide are expected to gather later this week, commemorating its 50th anniversary with an array of activities. The celebration is dedicated to founder and former principal Hugh Victor Brown and living members who...

Third annual Business Expo has 80 vendors

Who wants an interactive, educational experience about the products and services offered by Wayne County businesses and merchants? OK, who wants free stuff? Get both Monday at the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce's third annual Business Expo at Goldsboro Country...

School officials say year-old energy program paying off

Believing that what gets monitored gets done, school officials say its year-old energy education program is paying off in utility savings. At the beginning of the last school year, Wayne County Public Schools entered into a four-year contract with Energy...

Rain doesn't dampen spirits of relay walkers

KENANSVILLE -- Rain didn't keep cancer survivors and those who have lost family members to cancer away from the sixth annual Duplin County Relay for Life. About 700 people attended the opening ceremony of the event, which raised its goal...

Central Alumni and Friends to hold 33rd annual homecoming

Central Alumni & Friends Inc., will hold its 33rd annual homecoming Friday through Sunday, starting with a banquet Friday at 7 p.m. at the Officer's Club at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Classes being honored are the Central High classes...

WCC honor society chapter in top 100

Wayne Community Col-lege's Upsilon Chi chapter has been named one of the "Top 100" chapters in Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges. The chapter earned the recognition as one of the best among the organization's 1,200...

Wayne students perform in Virginia event

Students from two Wayne County Public Schools performed at the PAC for a Day Music Festival in Spotsylvania, Va., earlier this month. Although not a competition, the festival provided an opportunity for choirs and bands to showcase their abilities. Grantham...

Two named to Mount Olive Chamber board

MOUNT OLIVE -- Two men have replaced resigning members of the Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors. Prodigy Activewear owner Scott Rose will fulfill the unexpired one-year term of Kenny Talton. Talton has accepted employment in Goldsboro....

Wayne County Superior Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Roberto Monteze Powell, 28, Durham Lake Road, Dudley, maintaining a dwelling for the purpose of keeping and selling cocaine and marijuana, 60 to 81 months (habitual felon). *Kevin Darnell...

Student News

Mary-Catherine Gurley, a student at Wayne Country Day School, has been selected to attend the Legislators' School for Youth Leadership Development, to be held this summer at East Carolina University. During the two-week high school session, she will attend classes...

Public Record

Teen arrested in store holdups A Goldsboro teenager was arrested Friday by Goldsboro police and charged with armed robbery and second-degree kidnapping. Shawnquel C. Futrell, 17, of Ball Street was arrested after an investigation into six robbery cases of people...

Mount Olive District Court

These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Travis D. Bannerman, 27, South Church Street, Mount Olive, driving while impaired, dismissed; expired inspection, costs. *Kevin Ramone Warren, 17, Old Grantham Road, Goldsboro, affray, 30 days suspended, 12...

News of the military

Army National Guard Capt. David A.S. Moore is a member of the 48th Brigade Combat Team who recently participated in a desert warfare training test at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. The Georgia National Guard soldier is...

Kay Bradley elected president of state group

Kay Bradley, the campus information specialist at Wayne Community College, has been elected president of the District 12 N.C. Association of Educational Office Professionals for 2005-2006. She has been a member of the organization for 25 years and has chaired...

Health Department recognizes essay winners

In its third year sponsoring an essay contest to promote abstinence among teens, the Health Department received 75 entries from public and private high schools around the county. The top three winners were all Eastern Wayne High School ninth-graders, with...

Duplin EMS hands out coloring books

Kindergarten children in all Duplin elementary schools have received a coloring book aimed at helping them be unafraid if an ambulance has to come for them. The sight of an ambulance lumbering up to the door often terrifies small children,...

Wayne County District Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Catherine Julia Keerbs, 47, Granville Drive, stalking, not guilty. *Errick McCalop, East Nelson Street, Mount Olive, assault on a female, not guilty. *Troy Edwin Jernigan, 27, Almond Lane, assault on...

Sunday Briefly

Water line flushing Goldsboro employees who are flushing waterlines overnight will begin work in a new area Sunday night. The new areas to be serviced are Wayne Memorial Drive, W. New Hope Road, Cox Boulevard, Hare Road, Forest Hill Drive,...