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Sunday, August 27, 2006

Facilities meetings start Monday

The first of six community meetings to discuss the county's school facilities needs is set for Monday in the northern end of the county. The series of forums is being conducted by the Facilities Master Plan Team, which is composed...

College dreams come true

For some Wayne County low-income families, going to college is not a given, but because of a program at Wayne Community College, that dream is now a possibility. "Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count," a new initiative designed to enhance...

Arts Council director will retire Sept. 8

Alice Strickland, who has served as executive director of the Arts Council of Wayne County for the past 25 years, will retire Sept. 8. Pat Setzer has been hired to serve as interim director for six months as the Arts...

Telethon raises funds to fight sickle cell anemia

From staff reports The Epicurean Civic Club held its annual Sickle Cell Drive at Berkeley Mall Saturday. Among the featured entertainment during the event was Miss Goldsboro Brittany Wheeler, The Goldsboro Ballet, BSA Gospel Singers, Interpretation Dancers with Cheryl Gibson,...

Court Records

Wayne County Superior Court These cases were heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Jeffrey James, 27, of South James Street, possession of cocaine with the intent to sell and distribute and possession of heroin with the intent to sell and...

Public records

Robbery reported Antonio Santiago, 37, of Greenville, told police that while loading his car in a parking lot on Berkeley Blvd. Friday about 1:45 p.m., that a black man approached and asked him for a cigarette. The man then stuck...