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Sunday, May 7, 2006

State Board of Education chairman says closing Goldsboro High not an option

North Carolina's Board of Education chairman Howard Lee has heard more than a few times that Goldsboro High School faces challenges and that closure should be considered. It's just not an option he is willing to entertain. "Rev. Dr. William...

Mount Olive College Class of 2006 turns tassels

The Rev. Gary Bailey told the largest graduating class in Mount Olive College's history Saturday afternoon that there are four aspects of life they should never forget. "You should remember that we are all in a race. Today and every...

Cancer survivors banquet May 18

Wayne County's cancer survivors will gather May 18 to celebrate their victory over the disease. The 13th annual Cancer Survivors' Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. at First Pentecostal Holiness Church. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. The banquet...

Fremont mayor says sewer overhaul a step forward

FREMONT -- Fremont leaders believe the northern Wayne County town is ready for the future, and a big reason is the continued overhaul of its aging sewer system. "I feel real good about where we're headed," Mayor Devone Jones said....

Humane Society plans pet photo contest

The focus is on photography as the Wayne County Humane Society prepares for its annual Pet Photo Contest and the 2007 Pet Photo calendar. The contest will be held on Saturday, with photos displayed at Berkeley Mall from 10 a.m....

Boy and Girl Choir concert set for June 3

From staff reports The Goldsboro Boy and Girl Choir continues its second season with its final concert of the season, a cavalcade of popular songs on Saturday, June 3 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. The concert will be held at...

I-95 forum Monday in Smithfield

SMITHFIELD -- The Greater Smithfield-Selma Area Chamber of Commerce and the Johnston County Visitors Bureau have invited chambers of commerce and visitors bureaus from across eastern North Carolina, business leaders, representatives from AAA Carolinas, the state Turnpike Authority, area legislators...

Wayne County Superior Court

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Ashley N. Wheeler, 22, Kinston, obtaining property by false pretense, nine to 11 months. *Guy Phil Johnson II, 30, Simmons Street, larceny from the person, eight...

Public Record

Restaurant theft An unknown person stole $515 in cash from La Flama Restaurant, located on the 700 block of Corporate Drive on Friday around 10 p.m. A La Flama employee, Salvado Abrego, told Goldsboro police officers that another employee, Alex...

Mount Olive District Court

Mount Olive District Court These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Mario Leach, 17, East Hillsboro Street, Mount Olive, communicating threats, not guilty. *Orlando Chairez, 19, Maysville School Road, Mount Olive, possession of marijuana and under-age possession...

Wayne County District Court

Wayne County District Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *John Eddie Brunson, 38, New Bern, assault on a female, 150 days; communicating threats, 120 days suspended, 24 months supervised probation and costs. *Larry Nolan Smith,...

Bone-marrow donor tests Saturday in Mount Olive

A bone marrow drive test site will be held at the Carver Alumni Building behind Southern Academy Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The drive was previously planned on behalf of Carnice Barfield Pettit, 37, a Mount Olive funeral...