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Sunday, July 9, 2006

Business owners see potential in downtown Goldsboro improvements

David Cain has always dreamed of moving his photography studio to a storefront, historic location that he could customize. Recently, he found the "perfect spot," he said -- right downtown. Thursday, Cain got some advice on how to achieve success...

And still not forgetting to preserve city's past

Six years ago when Randy and Jewel Sauls bought their historic home in downtown Goldsboro, the first few weeks of work were daunting. Their home, which is located in what is known as the Borden block of South George Street,...

Suspect indicted in officer shooting

A man accused of shooting a Goldsboro police captain in the chest earlier this year has been indicted by the Wayne County Grand Jury on five felony offenses. Bobby Lee Rawlings, 58, of East Elm Street was indicted on charges...

Wife shot; retired captain charged

A Goldsboro woman was shot Friday night in her home in the 100 block of Woodsmill Drive, according to a Goldsboro police report. Her husband, a retired Goldsboro police captain, said it was an accident but he was charged with...

Taste of Wayne set for Aug. 15

Local restaurants will dish up some of their most tasty treats at the annual Taste of Wayne County. The event will be Aug. 15 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and children 6 and older. Children...

By day, he is city manager; after business hours, he rocks

When Joe Huffman straps on his electric guitar and draws the pick across its strings, for a few hours, he is no longer Goldsboro's city manager -- he's just Joe, a natural-born rocker who lets the music take control. On...

History enthralls village guests

Visitors to Waynesborough Historical Village are enjoying a glimpse at the past -- how Wayne County residents lived more than a century ago. This weekend marks the annual Summerfest program with a service at 11 a.m. today at Bethany Friends...

Public Records

Man convicted of identity theft is arrested again A Goldsboro man who was convicted in 2005 of numerous charges of financial identity fraud and was sentenced to probation has been arrested again by Wayne County sheriff's officers on similar charges....

They have their own 'sister act'

MOUNT OLIVE -- They grew up as sisters and have shared the experience of becoming wives and mothers. And in May, Beverly Gainey Bradshaw and Barbara Gainey Carter received their college diplomas together. Mrs. Bradshaw and Mrs. Carter, both of...

Council to discuss new park alliance

Goldsboro City Council will hold its first meeting of the month Monday, after rescheduling last week's session due to Independence Day. The agenda will cover more than a dozen issues, including one matter scheduled for public hearing - a non-contiguous...

Group set for next jam downtown

Barefoot Manner, a five-piece musical group, will be featured at this week's Downtown Jam held by the the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. The show will be held Thursday in the parking lot behind the Waynesborough House off Center Street. Shows...

Results in from holiday campaign to catch violators

Fifteen motorists were arrested by Wayne County authorities and charged with driving while impaired during the first period of the annual statewide Booze It and Lose It campaign against drunken drivers. Goldsboro police arrested eight drivers, including three who were...