Log in

Sign up

June 26, 2005 archives

View Archive

Sunday, June 26, 2005

Grantham Class of '55 goes to Washington

The story of the Grantham School's 2005 reunion really begins 50 years ago. Back then, the seniors had just learned that their school principal R.L. McDonald had decided there would not be a senior trip that year. It was nothing...

Council will take another look at annexation

Annexation would cost most homeowners thousands of dollars over the next several years, according to information provided by the city. But they could also save hundreds on taxes, insurance and other charges. Many of the homes in the proposed annexation...

Services put crimp on benefit for budget

The high cost of extending services would make annexation less profitable for the city than many would suspect. In fact, Goldsboro officials' own estimates show the city would recoup less than $150,000 a year in new revenues. The planning department...

Property owners would pay, then save

A simple decision -- stop or grow -- goes back before the Goldsboro City Council Tuesday night. Should the city stop the annexation process, in the works for more than four years and in the courts for the last year?...

WAGES foster grandparents sharpening classroom skills

Hattie Manley of Goldsboro is back in school this summer. At 79, she is taking classes she believes will make her a better foster grandmother. Mrs. Manley's spirit is typical of the people in the foster grandparent program run by...

Mount Olive plans festivities for Fourth of July

MOUNT OLIVE -- No fireworks will be displayed at the Mount Olive Airport this July 4, but the Mount Olive Exchange Club has planned a big day in Westbrook Park off North Breazeale Avenue. Highlights include a children's parade, music,...

Public library to show free movies

From staff reports The Wayne County Public Library will host its "Teen and 'Tween Movie Night" weekly throughout the summer. The movies are free. At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, the library will show a horror/comedy film by Director Tim Burton about...

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Celebration Day

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Celebration Day 1150 WGBR radio station will have a community celebration to honor Seymour Johnson Air Force Base on July 9 at Herman Park. The public is invited to attend the celebration from 11 a.m....

MO Court

Mount Olive District Court These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Anthony Scott Watts, 30, Cook Lane, Mount Olive, communicating threats and harassing phone call, 15 days. *Thomas Mosshammer, 19, East Franklin Street, Mount Olive, no operator's...

Kenansville to hold hearing on extra-territorial jurisdiction

KENANSVILLE -- The Kenansville Town Board will hold a public hearing Sept. 6 on the proposed creation of an extra-territorial jurisdiction around the town. The hearing will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Duplin County Courthouse. The issue was...

District Court

Wayne County District Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Craylon Solice, 30, Kelly Springs Road, Mount Olive, assault on a female, not guilty. *Crystal Anne Parker, 20, Rose Street, second-degree trespass, not guilty. *Marilyn Peterson,...