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Monday, April 3, 2006

DGDC board derails April celebration

At about this time last year, children were preparing to enjoy the 14th annual De-Rail-A-Bration in downtown Goldsboro. Not this year, city officials say. Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. Executive Director Julie Thompson said the DGDC board voted to cancel the...

Commission to eye cable, shell building in two weeks

Wayne County's commissioners have canceled their next meeting scheduled for Tuesday, but are creating the agenda for the April 18 meeting. Wayne County Manager Lee Smith said the meeting is canceled due to various trips and meetings throughout the week....

Remembering her friend

Kriquette Davis said she had talked to longtime friend Karen Crawford about doing something New Year's Eve, but no plans were made. She could not have imagined that by the time 2006 was ushered in, her friend would be dead...

Driver in court this morning

A man accused of running into two boys crossing Ash Street on their way to school was to have gone to trial today in Wayne County Superior Court. Wilder Feldemar Mejia of Guatemala was expected to face charges of assault...

Public records

Mobile home fire A mobile home at Lot 11, 3118 Central Heights Road, was destroyed Sunday night in a fire that had started in the living room, the Goldsboro Fire Department reported. Assistant Fire Chief Eric Lancaster referred a further...

Opinion - A fitting memorial service

There could not have been a more appropriate memorial service for Goldsboro's "Hal" Stewart. Probably no one in the history of this community had done more for the promotion and advancement of sports, especially baseball, than Luther Harold Stewart who...

Clues begin for annual pickle hunt

MOUNTOLIVE -- A jar of Mt. Olive Pickles has been hidden in Mount Olive. For the next four weeks, clues will be printed that will lead someone to the location of the pickles. The pickles will be labeled, "You are...