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Sunday, November 5, 2006

City Council backing plan for projects

Despite funding questions that remain unanswered for the estimated $14 million Paramount and Community Building reconstruction projects, some Goldsboro City Council members said they are still confident moving forward with both facilities is the right move for the city and...

Lighthouse board still working on new direction

The administrative offices of The Lighthouse of Wayne County Inc. have re-opened and the safehouse has never closed, but the completion of the organization's restructuring plan is taking slightly longer than some members of the board of directors anticipated. The...

Man dies in knife attack

One man was killed and three others were wounded during an assault that occurred early Saturday morning in the northeastern part of Wayne County. Wayne County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to 105 Tindale Place about 12:30 a.m. Upon arrival, the...

Five will compete Saturday for title of Miss Goldsboro

Five young women will compete Saturday night in the 2007 Miss Goldsboro Scholarship Pageant at the Mount Olive Historical Assembly Hall in Mount Olive. The pageant is a preliminary contest in the Miss America Pageant. The winner will advance to...

Goldmasquers reunion weekend attracts alumni attention

Tickets are now on sale for two performances of "The Shepherd's Song" that will tie into a weekend reunion of the Goldsboro High School Goldmasquers next month at Wayne Community College. Organizer Jack Kannan, director of the college's Foundation, said...

City Council will ask for input on 10-year-plan

A public hearing and a rezoning request are among the items on a short docket for Goldsboro City Council's first meeting of the month Monday. The meeting, slated for a 7 p.m. start, will be held in the second-floor conference...

Giving Santa a little help

Riding in a single file formation, hundreds of motorcycle riders from the Harley Owners Group of Goldsboro roared into the parking lot of Shelton's Harley-Davidson Saturday. Spectators smiled, waved and some snapped their camera phones as riders decked in leather...

Walking to beat Parkinson's

PIKEVILLE -- Dana Lewis will never forget the painful memory of watching her mother, Pat Darden, die slowly from Parkinson's disease. She believes no one should have to suffer from this crippling affliction, so she helped organize a memory walk...

Court records

Wayne County Superior Court These cases were heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Santos Rodriguez, 17, N. Center Street, Mount Olive, trafficking cocaine, 35 to 42 months Department of Corrections, $50,000 fine. *Dewey Bell, Old Mission Lane, Kinston, second-degree trespassing,...

'Scam Jam' Wednesday to show residents how to avoid con artists

Wayne County residents who want to learn more about how to avoid becoming the victim of con artists are urged to attend the "Scam Jam" Wednesday at the county Cooperative Extension Service at 208 W. Chestnut St. The event will...

Delta to end operations at Kinston Jetport in January

KINSTON -- Delta Airlines announced Friday the company will end its service to and from the Kinston Regional Jetport in 2007. The airline giant had initiated passenger flights to the airport more than a year ago, but officials said that...