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Sunday, June 12, 2005

Eight seated, four still to go in Lane trial

Three more jurors have been seated -- bringing the total to eight -- to hear the first-degree murder trial of Eric Glenn Lane in Wayne County Superior Court. The four other jurors who were accepted by the prosecution were excused...

SWHS will get health center

The Wayne Initiative for School Health, or WISH, has been awarded a $125,000 grant that will be used to establish a school-based health center at Southern Wayne High School in the fall. The three-year grant is from the Kate...

O'Berry mentioned in closure discussion

Sen. John Kerr says he won't stand silently if the state tries to close O'Berry Center. "I'll fight this. I don't think it's the right thing to do," Kerr, D-Wayne, said Saturday. "A lot of federal dollars come in...

A breakfast fit for heroes

More than 200 members of the Army National Guard were treated to breakfast at the armory Saturday morning by the American Legion and 230th Family Readiness Group. Guard members from the 230th Support Battalion drilled for the first time since...

Old-fashioned fun reigns at festival

As it did more than 140 years ago, the sound of cannon fire echoed across the Neuse River Saturday. This time, however, it was a celebration. The town of Seven Springs held its fifth annual Ole Timey Days festival. More...

Water lines being flushed

Lines being flushed The city of Goldsboro is continuing to flush water lines overnight, which can cause discolored water. If problems with discolored water persist, call 734-8674. Areas now being served include Winslow Place, Littleton Place, Terrace Court, Head, Ball,...

Ministers discuss death penalty moratorium

Local ministers and laymen met Friday at Greenleaf Christian Church to discuss the proposed death penalty moratorium. Among the nearly two dozen participants at Friday's roundtable was the Rev. Dr. Gregory Moss, senior pastor at St. Paul Baptist Church in...

Public record

Missing teen Antione Logan Chestnut, 17, of Evelyn Circle, Dudley, has been reported missing. Chestnut is described as a black male with short braids. He was last seen wearing a black shirt, red shorts and white tennis shoes. Chestnut may...

Lighthouse to hold poetry reading

The Lighthouse of Wayne County is holding a poetry reading fund-raiser July 23. "Voices of Survival II" will be held at Poetic Shangri-La, 116 E. Walnut St. from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. There will be a short intermission at 7:15...

July concert to include blues, jazz and gospel

WEJA Enterprises Artistic Productions will present its 4th annual music festival, "An Evening of Jazz, Blues & Gospel" on Saturday, July 9. The concert will begin at 6 p.m. in the Dillard Middle School auditorium, 1101 Devereaux St. The festival...

Coordinator helped bring care to needy

Once a week for two years, medical student Erik Kinzie left his classrooms behind for the casas of eastern North Carolina. Usually he would board a small private plane at Chapel Hill's Horace Williams Airport and fly to Goldsboro-Wayne Airport....