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Friday, January 11, 2008

Cornerstone Award

News-Argus/Dennis Hill Mayor Al King, right, congratulates downtown businessman David Weil on his receipt of the Cornerstone Award at Thursday's Wayne County Chamber of Commerce banquet. For more information see David Weil honored with 2008 Cornerstone Award....

David Weil honored with 2008 Cornerstone Award

Wayne County's most prestigious recognition -- the Cornerstone Award -- was given out Thursday to a man many thought might not even show up for the ceremony. They didn't know where else he would have been -- perhaps at the...

Chamber Chairman Geoff Hulse wants businesses to help schools

Speaking at Thursday's Wayne County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet for the first time as this year's Board of Directors Chairman Geoff Hulse outlined a very clear goal for the business organization -- help fix the county's schools. "There is...

Grant did not want a funeral

Johnny Grant, the Wayne County native who served as the honorary mayor of Hollywood, was all about the entertainment business and not about himself. Keeping in that vein, he didn't want any type of funeral service when he died. Grant,...

O'Berry gets hepatitis all-clear; reschedules celebration

Concern over possible cases of hepatitis at O'Berry Center has been lifted, with a community festival originally scheduled at Christmastime now being planned for next week. On Thursay, officials at O'Berry said completion of the testing revealed "that there was...

Public record

Knife attack A Brazil Street man said he suffered minor injuries after a man he is acquainted with cut his arm with a knife while lying in bed, Goldsboro police say. Reford Bell reported the acquaintance was angry over a...

WCC gaming exposition Jan. 26

Wayne Community College will hold its third annual video gaming exposition this month on campus. Sponsored by the business student fraternity Phi Beta Lambda, the Carolina Games Summit will take place on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 10 a.m. until 9...

MOC gathering up supplies for airmen

Mount Olive College will collect items, create care packages, and send them to airmen from Seymour Johnson Air Force who are stationed overseas. The college has joined with Capt. Ted Janicki of the 916th Air Refueling Wing at the base,...