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Sunday, August 7, 2005

County, schools meeting delayed

Wayne County's commissioners and school district officials will wait one more week before continuing their discussion about how to spend county taxpayers' money. County Manager Lee Smith said the meeting, which was to be held this Wednesday, was moved to...

Few make last-minute trips to file for election

Friday's noon deadline for filing for municipal offices passed with little fanfare at the Board of Elections offices, leaving no candidates for Eureka in Wayne County and Calypso in Duplin. Late filers Friday morning in Wayne County included Jessie Jack...

City eyes options for Paramount

The city is getting closer to deciding what to build at the site of the old Paramount Theater. The Paramount Committee has visited theaters and convention centers in Raleigh and Rocky Mount to get ideas for the rebuilding process. The...

Officials still unsure NCER is doing its job

The Wayne County Economic Development Commission is pushing for changes in an organization developed to bring jobs to eastern North Carolina. EDC members say the North Carolina Eastern Region partnership isn't doing its job, and is spending too much money...

Vice commander gets Pentagon assignment

Col. Donald Jurewicz, vice commander of the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, is taking on a new assignment. Jurewicz will transfer to the Pentagon to be the deputy director for Air Force capability and analysis. His...

Kids, Diversity days keep families busy

Saturday was a day full of entertainment for Goldsboro families from one side of town to the other. Children began trickling into the Boys & Girls Club on Royall Avenue just before 11 a.m. to celebrate a day in their...

Tournament brings in record amount for WCC

The annual Wayne Com-munity College Benefit Golf Tournament held recently at Lane Tree Golf Course in Goldsboro raised the most money in the event's history and more than any other North Carolina community college's golf tournament, college officials report. The...

WAGES gearing up its Head Start program

As the summer winds down and families begin preparing for school to resume, WAGES' staff is also gearing up for its Head Start program at several locations across the county. Head Start is a quality comprehensive child and family development...

Senior assistance provided for Medicare plan

With the Medicare Part D prescription drug plan going into effect on Jan. 1, several local agencies are combining efforts to assist seniors in Wayne County through the transition. WAGES, Services on Aging and the Social Security Administration are working...

Public records

Embezzlement at Officer's Club Cheryl Lewis McKnight of Pinemont Circle was arrested Friday by Goldsboro Police and charged with embezzlement. Ms. McKnight is accused of taking money from the Officer's Club on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base while she worked...

Last of library movies Tuesday

The Wayne County Public Library will run the last two "teen and tween" movies of the summer over the next two weeks. On Tuesday, beginning at 6:30 p.m., the library will show an action packed film starring Dennis Quaid. In...