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Sunday, September 19, 2004

Banquet celebrates downtown successes

Merchants, community leaders, business owners, local officials and supporters of downtown Goldsboro gathered Friday night at the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corporation's annual awards dinner. The banquet, catered this year by Billie's Restaurant, was an opportunity to recognize both individuals and...

Reunions stoke old neighborhood's cherished memories

Dorothy Bowden remembers sleeping on the back porch as a young girl in the Little Washington area of Goldsboro, listening to the teen-age boys singing. "They were singing the 'Doo-Wap,'" she said. "They'd always gather on the corner at night...

Civil War trail seen as tourism enticement

Another route is being taken to bring tourists to Wayne County, and it involves promoting something that has been here for ages. Local and state officials continue to discuss marketing a historical "trail" through Wayne County known as the Civil...

County sets dates for one-stop voting

The Wayne County Board of Elections will open three locations Thursday, Oct. 14, for one-stop voting for the general elections. The three polling places will be: *Wayne County Public Library, 1001 E. Ash St. *Belfast Fire Station, 3212 U.S. 117...

Five hearings on City Council agenda

The Goldsboro City Council will hold five public hearings at its Monday night board meeting. *The first hearing is for a request from Eastern Pride Inc. to rezone the north side of Elm Street between George Street and Seaboard Coastline...

Public Record

Investigations Wayne County law-enforcement officers are investigating these reports: *A 1986 Chevy Cavalier was reported stolen Tuesday from the corner of the Handy Mart on Mitchell Road. The driver, Bienvenido Ramon Lavergne of the 100 block of East John Street,...