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Sunday, November 13, 2005

Giving them real shelter

A lonely dog cowers in the corner of a kennel. The paint on the walls is peeling. The floor looks like it has been cleaned more than a thousand times, but still gives the impression that it could use a...

Barber sets course for state NAACP

The Rev. Dr. William Barber II said he didn't decide to run for the position of state president of the NAACP for glory. In fact, he prayed about the decision with his family and consulted with his parish at Greenleaf...

County taxes add up to way to reduce debt

Since July, residents throughout Wayne County have asked the same question Phyllis Smith of Rosewood has concerning the recent increase in the county tax rate. "I wonder what the reason is?" Mrs. Smith asked. Mrs. Smith, and her husband, Kenny,...

Franklin put local bakery on map

E.T. Franklin knew baking, bread and how to reach customers. No flash. No glitter. Just a simple statement: "This is good bread." He said it honestly and directly to his customers in his company's television commercials. And that approach and...

Local charities anticipate more need coming in county this holiday season

Some of Goldsboro's charities are worried that not everyone here will have a merry Christmas this year. Because of the rising cost of gas and heating fuels and all the money Wayne County residents have sent to victims of disasters...

Holocaust survivor to speak Monday at local college

Holocaust survivor Gizella Abramson will share her memories at Wayne Community College Monday at 7 p.m. in Moffatt Auditorium. Her speech will be sponsored by Wayne County Reads, World View and Wayne County Schools. Mrs. Abramson, a native of Poland...

Hundreds turn out for Veterans Day parade downtown

Hundreds of patriotic residents gathered along Center Street Friday for the Wayne County Veterans Day Parade, sponsored by the Wayne County Veterans and Patriots' Coalition. Boy and Girl Scout troops, marching bands, ROTC students and a number of princesses representing...

Public Records

Drug charges A man was arrested Saturday and charged with one misdemeanor drug offense. Joseph Franklin Chase, 52, of 843 Church of God Road, was arrested for possession of less than 1/2 ounce of marijuana. A man was arrested for...

Church asks for donations of gift boxes

Adamsville Baptist Church on North Berkeley Boulevard will be accepting gift boxes for Operation Christmas Child all this week. The boxes, containing small toys, school supplies and personal hygiene items, will be shipped from the church to Samaritan's Purse, where...

Neighborhood follow-up planned

A follow-up meeting to the neighborhood meeting held on Kornegay Street by the Goldsboro City Council will be held Monday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Walnut Street Apartments. City officials will be present to try to resolve issues raised...

Building renovations designed for needs of foster children

With a few renovations to the second floor of the Wayne County Foster Parent Building, workers now have the resources necessary to meet the needs of foster children throughout the county, officials say. Foster care and social workers recently held...