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Sunday, November 26, 2006

City shares stats for growth downtown

It's no longer enough to simply say downtown Goldsboro is headed for a renaissance, local economic development officials say. Now, they want numbers. So, executive director Julie Thompson and other staff at the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corporation recently released the...

Guess who's coming back to Goldsboro High

Jerry Sandford recalls his days as a Goldmasquer at Goldsboro High School as a magical time. "The era we were living in was truly Mayberry," the 1949 graduate said. "I think back on it, all of us were so innocent...

Cherry asks for volunteers for holidays

Christmas is typically a special time to be remembered, and for the patients at Cherry Hospital, it is no different. Without the help of interested individuals and groups, many of the 300 patients there might be forgotten. But the need...

County finance director to retire after 30 years

Norman Ricks just doesn't get headaches. Even after creating county budgets for the past 30 years, the Wayne County finance director can only remember a handful of times that his brain hurt from crunching numbers -- or anytime for that...

Parkstown parade to return Dec. 14

From staff reports A former Wayne County holiday tradition will return this year with the Parkstown Christmas Parade scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 14. Thirty years after the last parade was held, organizers said they hope to bring back the event...

New Duplin school board members set sights on scores, facilities

They haven't taken office yet -- and won't until Dec. 5 -- but Jennings Outlaw and Chuck Farrior are looking forward to joining the Duplin County Board of Education, and they have already got some issues on their minds....

Neuse River expected to crest Tuesday

From staff and wire reports The Neuse River level was at 20 feet on Saturday -- two feet above flood stage -- and was expected to crest sometime Tuesday at about 20.3 feet, according to the National Weather Service. Ferry...

Public records

Recovered rifle While repossessing a vehicle on Berkeley Boulevard at about 1 a.m. Thursday, Allen Turbeville of A & T Towing and Recovery discovered an SKS semi-automatic rifle in the back seat of the car. Goldsboro police didn't describe the...

Lipizzaner Stallions to appear at Duplin Events Center

KENANSVILLE -- One of the world's most renowned horse shows will visit the Duplin County Events Center on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., when the Lipizzaner Stallions will make an appearance. The Lipizzaner Stallions are on...