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Thursday, July 8, 2004

Community Building events find temporary homes

Goldsboro young people can thank the YMCA for being able to swim this summer. The fire that destroyed the Wayne County Memorial Community Building in May left a gap in swimming programs offered at the center, until the Family...

Thursday briefly

Summerfest Waynesborough Historical Village will be filled this weekend with games and entertainment during the 11th annual Summerfest. The event is free and open to the public. On Friday through Sunday there will be Civil War re-enactors, birds of prey,...

Public records

Man robs same store twice, say police A 33-year-old man was charged Wednesday by Goldsboro police with the theft of money almost two years ago from a cash register at a gas station after an anonymous call to Goldsboro-Wayne County...

Preventing heat-related illnesses

The hot, humid weather of summer can be more than just uncomfortable; it can also be life-threatening if precautions are not taken. Health officials are cautioning the public to guard against heat-related illnesses, many of which are preventable. "The...

Ag candidate Gilmore touts accomplishments

How important is it for North Carolina to have a strong agriculture commissioner? The answer was right under Democrats' noses this morning, Tom Gilmore said. As the Wayne County Democratic Men's Club ate breakfast at Wilber's Barbecue, Gilmore asked...

Deadline approaches for council candidates

Only three candidates have surfaced for Goldsboro's vacant City Council seat, and time is running out. The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. Friday. The District 3 seat was held by William Goodman, who resigned on June 2. Nathaniel...

Schools pick top administrators

Two members of Wayne County public schools' administrative staff have been honored and now move on to district competitions. Nan Barwick, assistant superintendent for finance, has been named 2004 Administrator of the Year by the Wayne County Association of Educational...

Wayne Grand Jury issues robbery charges against two

A Goldsboro man has been indicted on two counts of armed robbery, and another man has been indicted on charges of burglary and strong-armed robbery. The bills of indictments were handed up this week during the monthly meeting of...

Global TransPark tenant to offer non-stop flights to Europe

KINSTON -- A new acquisition at the N.C. Global TransPark will increase the tax base of Lenoir County and bring more traffic to the park. Segrave Aviation, one of the GTP's tenants, acquired a Challenger 600 jet last week...