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Sunday, April 16, 2006

Woods wildfire destroys 100 acres in southeastern Wayne

From staff reports SEVEN SPRINGS -- About 100 acres of woodlands in southeastern Wayne County were burned Friday. Fire service officials said no buildings were damaged, and no injuries were reported, although some surrounding homes were threatened. Reports of more...

Litter sweep to be held Saturday across Wayne

Wayne County volunteers will take to the streets April 22 for the 2006 Litter Sweep campaign. The volunteers will meet at 8 a.m. at the Wayne County Courthouse on the Ormond Street Entrance side and will clean along the...

Refueling tanker to be to be named for city

Wayne County Chamber of Commerce members who come to Business After Hours this Thursday will get a chance to do more than just greet friends and make business contacts. They will also be the first to see a KC-135 refueling...

Circus coming to town

Elephants Tina and Jewel will be among the performers Monday and Tuesday when the Cole Bros. Circus returns to Goldsboro. Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars features an all new performance that includes camels, miniature horses, a mind-reading pony and...

Library poetry 'slam' Saturday

The Wayne County Public Library is observing National Poetry Month with several events planned this week. A "poetry slam" for high-school and middle-school students will be held Saturday, April 22, from 2 until 5 p.m. in the Gertrude Weil Auditorium...

'Earth Day' activities Saturday at Cliffs Park

From staff reports SEVEN SPRINGS -- Cliffs of the Neuse State Park will present "Earth Day at Cliffs of the Neuse" Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. People can join the park rangers for a day of Earth Day...

Consultants report might be done soon

A report detailing Wayne County Schools' facilities needs -- and what the county can afford to provide -- could be in by the end of the week, county officials said. The Wayne County Board of Commissioners and the county's Board...

Superior Court

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Curtis Washington, 20, Fayetteville, armed robbery (two counts), dismissed. *Henry C. Jones, 25, Beal Street, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, 27 to 42...

Public records

Teen sentenced in two robberies An 18-year-old Goldsboro man has been sentenced in Wayne County Superior Court to about three years in prison for his part in two robberies last year in Goldsboro. Shawnquel C. Futrell of Ball Street pleaded...

District Court

Wayne County District Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Omar Rashan Armwood, 25, Durham Lake Road, Dudley, driving while impaired, 24 months. *Bobby Detorus Harvey, 25, West Hooks River Road, driving while license revoked and...