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Sunday, August 14, 2005

Schools might off budget deal

From staff reports The budget scuffle between the Wayne County Board of Education and the county commissioners could soon be at an end. The board has called a special meeting for 10:30 a.m. Monday with several items on the agenda,...

Inquiry ongoing in police shooting

An investigation of the shooting of a 19-year-old man by a Goldsboro police officer is nearing completion by the State Bureau of Investigation. "We're waiting on one report, and then we will deliver a full report to the district attorney,"...

Teen will face other charge in adult court

A 16-year-old charged with stealing pain-killers from Wayne Memorial Hospital will not have the chance to answer a marijuana possession charge in Teen Court. Thomas Bradshaw II, the son of Wayne Memorial Hospital Vice President Tom Bradshaw, had been given...

Plan in place to put end to sewer clogs

A 2-year-old city program aimed at keeping hardened grease from clogging up Goldsboro's sewer system is almost fully implemented. "We're down to a few stragglers, who have either changed their kitchen layout or their location," Chief Building Inspector Ed Cianfarra...

One hearing on agenda for county on Tuesday

County commissioners only have one public hearing scheduled for their Tuesday morning meeting. Wayne County and the towns of Eureka, Fremont, Pikeville, Mount Olive and Walnut Creek have developed a multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation plan. The plan will serve as a...

School open house dates announced

Open House for most middle schools and high schools in the Wayne County Public Schools system will be on Monday, Aug. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m, but one high school will host its open house this week. Charles B....

Love is behind success of Connect Four program

A program aimed at turning young people from criminal activity relies on family connections to change their behavior. Connect Four was developed as a way to divert juvenile offenders from progressing into a life of crime, but Kimberly Armstrong, the...

Wayne Community summer honors lists are announced

Wayne Community College students earn Summer 2005 President's and Dean's List honors Eighty students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement in the summer 2005 semester, earning a place on Wayne Community College's President's or Dean's List. The college recognizes...

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Wayne offers opportunities to serve Wayne County for all ages. This service is provided by Volunteer Wayne and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) at Wayne Community College. Contact Joy Pearce at 735-5151 ext. 336 or at www.volunteersolutions.org/uwwc/volunteer...

Some registrations continue Monday

Wayne Community Col-lege's Continuing Education Department will continue registering students Monday, although curriculum registration has ended. Those taking Basic Skills, Adult High School and GED can register any time, and so can those who want to take English as a...

Public record

Accidents An unknown driver crossed the median of U.S. 70 Bypass twice near Elizabeth Street and struck a guard rail, doing $4,000 in damages to the vehicle and $3,000 in damages to a guardrail. The vehicle was owned by...

Officers installed at Exchange Club

The president was honored, officers and two new members were installed at an Exchange Club of Goldsboro banquet two weeks ago. Club President Franklin Lane was honored as Exchangite of the Year. He was presented a plaque by President-elect Ronnie...

Mount Olive District Court

These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Patricia Ann Lalonde, 36, Carolina Lane, Calypso, prostitution, 45 days suspended, 18 months supervised probation, $100 fine and costs (appealed). *Blanca Montalvo, 26, Lewis Drive, Mount Olive, hit and...

Military news

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Tyrone Faison Jr. has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs...

Law enforcement class graduates

Wayne Community College graduated its 46th Basic Law Enforcement Training class during ceremonies last week. The 13 cadets who completed the college's academy received certificates to work as sworn law enforcement officers in North Carolina. Certificates were conferred on Stephen...

Dr. Damon to lead new music program at Mount Olive

From staff reports MOUNT OLIVE - An accomplished musician has been hired by Mount Olive College to lead its new program in instrumental music this fall. Dr. Sherri Marcia Damon, a trombonist, composer and band director, will be responsible for...

Wayne County District Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Veronica K. Allen, 29, Hereford Drive, harassing phone call, dismissed. *Andrea Bonita Higginbotham, 34, Force Road, worthless check, dismissed. *Frankie Hines, 51, Olivia Lane, larceny, 120 days (appealed); larceny, 46...

Courses cancelled

Two Wayne Community College Continuing Educa-tion courses scheduled to be held in Mount Olive have been cancelled. Introduction to Computers and Introduction to Excel 2000 were to begin Tuesday at the Mount Olive Train Station, a new venue for the...

Briefly Sunday

Bloodmobile The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Monday from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Neuse Correctional. Donors will receive a Red Cross wristband and an Adam's Auto coupon for a...

58 More at Four slots are added in Wayne

The Partnership for Children of Wayne County has added 58 More at Four slots to the 2005-2006 programming year. That brings the total number of children served to 468, a 14.2 percent increase from last year and an 867 percent...