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Monday, September 20, 2004

Wayne Opportunity Center needs help

The Wayne Opportunity Center has been helping the disabled of Goldsboro for 40 years. Now it needs Wayne County's help. During its last fiscal year, the Opportunity Center lost $100,000 in assembly work, said Evelyn White, production manager. More than...

Local team makes daring water rescues

"We trained in swift water, but nothing that fast and not in those conditions." Picture this -- winds howling and gusting up to 70 miles per hour. Raining falling at the rate of two inches an hour. Rivers and streams...

'Chewy': The vegetable-oil-drinking car

The smell of French fries coming from a vehicle may seem unusual, but one company is trying to make it more common. Anna Borofsky, co-owner of Clean Vibes, began using vegetable oil as fuel in her Dodge Ram in December....

Agencies list ways to 'make a difference'

Although Make A Difference Day 2004 is still a month away, local nonprofit agencies have submitted their wish lists, and now volunteers are needed to make these wishes come true. The event will be held Oct. 23 and is sponsored...

WCC to establish teacher center

There has been a correction to this story: This article about a teacher resource center to be established at Wayne Community College failed to mention that the $10,000 grant for the center was awarded by the School of Education at...

Council to move money for City Hall expansion

The Goldsboro City Council is expected to approve transferring $200,000 from the general fund tonight to keep the momentum going on the City Hall expansion project. Partin & Hobbs Architects is designing the $5 million expansion, which is scheduled to...

County to buy hybrid cars

Two hearings and the purchase of electric-gas hybrid cars will highlight a light agenda Tuesday for the Wayne County Board of Commissioners. The county board will take comments at 9:15 a.m. on a request to rezone an acre at 149...

Public Records

Drive-by shooting Three people in a car were wounded before dawn Sunday in a drive-by shooting in the 1600 block of East Ash Street, according to a Goldsboro police report. Kentrell Detron Vaughn, 22, of Gray Street, Larry Bell Jr.,...