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Sunday, August 6, 2006

LaRoque, Starling hearing set for Monday in Kinston

The North Carolina State Board of Elections should make a decision this week in the District 10 congressional battle between Rep. Stephen LaRoque and Willie Ray Starling. The state board decided last month to meet in Kinston beginning Monday to...

Tobacco suffers, too

Jake Price and his son Vinson are feeling the heat this summer -- and so is their tobacco. The Prices and other local farmers said the combination of rising temperatures and spiking gasoline costs has already had a negative impact...

He and his wrens are doing a little traveling in N.C.

Some of Danny and Patty Barwick's nieces and nephews are special. They were raised in the chassis of Danny's gas truck, and they have feathers. And these little ones have spent quite a bit of time traveling. A mother wren...

City Council to meet in new chambers

Monday, for the first time, Goldsboro City Council will hold its meeting in the new City Hall building. Their docket, which will be dominated by zoning and planning issues, also includes a presentation from the United Way. The first two...

Program saves hog farmers on water bills

A program in use by about two dozen Wayne County hog farmers is helping reduce the amount of water necessary to run their operations. The program not only is good for the environment, it saves the farmer money, said Patty...

Wayne Community College golf benefit raised $53,000

This year's Wayne Community College benefit golf tournament, held in June at Lane Tree Golf Course in Goldsboro, has been deemed the most successful in the event's history by event organizers. The tournament committee announced that the record-breaking $53,000 raised...

WCC honored for online curriculum

Wayne Community College has been recognized as a "Top Gainer" partner institution with the "ed2go" online education company. Enrollment at WCC grew by 100 percent in the first quarter of 2006 over the same period in the previous year. Of...

Public Record

Missing persons *The Goldsboro Police Department is searching for 13-year-old Bryan Murchinson, who has been classified as a missing person. Bryan was last seen at about 2:30 p.m. Friday walking in the direction of Central Heights Road. He was described...

Criminal justice program starts Sept. 5

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College is accepting applications for the Criminal Justice Administration program that will begin on Sept. 5 at its Mount Olive campus. Part of the accelerated degree program for adults who have completed about two years...