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Sunday, October 23, 2005

Flu vaccine clinic Saturday

Wayne County Health Department anticipates having 2,050 doses of the flu vaccine on hand at its mass flu vaccination clinic planned for Saturday at Goldsboro Middle School. Saturday's clinic will be held from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Reporting times...

Make a Difference Day in Wayne

Early-morning fog and the threat of rain didn't dampen the spirits of Wayne County residents as they rolled up their sleeves and pitched in for the 14th annual Make a Difference Day on Saturday. The day culminated a week of...

Grandmother charged in granddaughter's death

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive Police Chief Emmett Ballree said "an argument that just went too far" Saturday resulted in a 57-year-old woman being charged with killing her 21-year-old granddaughter. Carolyn Ann Boyette, 57, 204 E. Slocumb St., has been...

Several honored at Disabilities Awards Luncheon

The Goldsboro Mayor's Committee for Persons With Disabilities honored several members of the community at a luncheon on Friday. "The people we are here to recognize today have dedicated their lives to overcoming challenges and changing stereotypes," said Naomi Collie....

Wayne law enforcement officers display results of drug work

City councilmen and county commissioners often ask law-enforcement officers what they are doing about drug trafficking. The officers usually can say little about current investigations. But Friday they spoke volumes about a two-year, joint undercover operation that resulted in the...

After school programs promoted

In today's society, afterschool programs for all children are not a luxury, but a necessity. This was the main point of a Lights On Afterschool! luncheon held Wednesday at the Wayne Center. Community leaders, school officials and others gathered to...

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...

Wayne County Superior Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Larry Donnell Jones, 43, South Sycamore Street, Fremont, first-degree child rape, 335 to 411 months (new sentence, appealed); indecent liberties with a minor, 25 to 30 months (new sentence, appealed);...

Salvation Army stockings ready

The Salvation Army will have Christmas stockings ready for pickup Tuesday. The agency is asking community members, civic groups, churches and businesses to fill as many stockings as they can to be distributed to needy children. The stockings are 24-inch...

Mount Olive District Court

Mount Olive District Court These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Ronnie Lee Bowden, 54, Albritton Street, Calypso, fictitious registration, 30 days suspended, 12 months unsupervised probation, $25 fine and costs. *Alton M. Barfield, 42, Harper House...

Military news

Capt. Kenneth Karcher has been named the Marine Aviation Command Control Officer of the year for 2005. The Marine Corps Aviation Association presented the award to Karcher for "meritorious service as detachment officer in charge, weapons and tactics instructor and...

Holiday Open House Nov. 17 in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- Plans are firming up for the upcoming second Holiday Open House in downtown Mount Olive. The open house will be held on Nov. 17 in the Heart of Mount Olive, as it's now called. Organizers are arranging...

Wayne County District Court results

These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Laheshia Hardy, 20, LaGrange Road, LaGrange, harassing phone call, not guilty. *Angela Marie Davis, 41, Lanetown Road, Stantonsburg, assault, not guilty. *Tiffany Gibson, Daffodil Drive, Dudley, communicating threats, dismissed. *Danny...