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Sunday, September 25, 2005

Banquet marks downtown achievements

By DENNIS HILL News-Argus City Editor Members of the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. gathered on the courthouse lawn Friday evening to celebrate a year of achievements and to look ahead to the future. The past year was not a completely...

WCC Foundation Drive kicked off

By KENNETH FINE News-Argus Staff Writer The Foundation of Wayne Community College recently kicked off its annual fund drive with a lasagna lunch served to 200 faculty and staff members. While the ultimate goal of the drive is to raise...

Showing livestock is family affair

By TURNER WALSTON News-Argus Staff Writer For some competitors, showing livestock is a family affair. "We do a little bit of everything," Cindy Wheaton said. She's not kidding. Mrs. Wheaton and her 9-year-old daughter Amanda are regulars on the livestock...

Lintons are fair veterans

By PHYLLIS MOORE News-Argus Staff Writer A Grantham sister and brother have parlayed their interest in animals into an award-winning activity, participating in livestock judging events at local and state fairs. Marisa Linton, 12, and brother Alec, 9, became active...

Her speciality is baking pies

By BECKY BARCLAY News-Argus Lifestyle Editor Pecan pies, cream pies, fruit pies and even a Key Lime pie -- Margey Smith has tried them all. Mrs. Smith, 50, has been entering the pie baking contest at the county fair for...

Patricia Head keeps winning blue ribbons

By BECKY BARCLAY News-Argus Lifestyle Editor Patricia Head of Nahunta has so many blue ribbons from the county fair that she plans to make a quilt out of them. The 69-year-old has been entering items in the county fair for...

Preparing for the Demolition Derby

By TURNER WALSTON News-Argus Staff Writer David Goins has spent a lot of time working on his 1973 Pontiac Safari station wagon in preparation for this year's Wayne County fair. But he isn't busy spit-polishing tires or shining up chrome....

WCDS music teacher earns certificate

Rebecca Fordham, music teacher at Wayne Country Day School, recently spent three weeks at the University of Memphis studying Orff Schulwerk under the only surviving student of composer Carl Orff. Ms. Fordham received a $2,800 scholarship from the Gunild Keetman...

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...

Teaching Fellows applications available

High school seniors interested in becoming teachers are encouraged to apply for scholarships that would defray the cost of college. The N.C. Teaching Fellows Commission announced that applications are available online for the 2005-2006 North Carolina Teaching Fellows scholarship/loan program....

Superior Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Donta Ramone Bryant, 20, Maple Street, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a weapon of mass destruction (habitual felon), 100 to 129 months. *Bobby Ray...

Public record

Crimes The Goldsboro Police Department is investigating the following crimes: *Quinastasius Becton of North Georgia Avenue told police he was asleep at a residence on West Chestnut Street when someone stole his handgun. He described the gun as a black...

Mount Olive District Court

Mount Olive District Court These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Sheila Marie Blue, 38, Gordon Street, Mount Olive, prostitution, 120 days suspended, 24 months unsupervised probation, 30 hours community service, $65 lawyer's fee, $100 fine and...

Makeup day set

A makeup day has been scheduled for students in Wayne County Public Schools, missed due to the hurricane on Sept. 14. It will be Friday, Oct. 28, which had originally been designated on the calendar as a teacher workday....

Continuing Education courses are offered online at WCC

New online courses at Wayne Community College teach everything from writing skills to style. The Continuing Education courses helps students develop their writing skills and learn how to write for specific genres. These are a few of the courses: *Beginning...

District Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Juan Elias Villanueva, 27, Cleveland Drive, Mount Olive, assault on a female, not guilty. *James Edward Hayes Sr., 47, Edwards Store Road, Mount Olive, harassing phone call, not guilty; assault...