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Wednesday, January 24, 2007

New recreation center

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Crews are currently working to clear property located on the 200 block of Center Street — two parcels the Goldsboro City Council has announced will be the future site of the reconstructed Wayne County Memorial Community Building....

Base gets readiness test from top brass

It promises to be an unusual week in Goldsboro and Wayne County. Some of your neighbors won't be home at their usual time, parking lots might seem a bit emptier and camouflage gear will be less prevalent on the streets...

Committee reviews plans for new recreation center

As crews worked to clear property located on the 200 block of Center Street Tuesday, officials were meeting up the road to review preliminary plans for the building they say will soon be constructed there. Members of the Recreation Center...

Museum is closer to new director

Museum officials are getting closer to the end of their search for a new director. Wayne County Historical Association President Preston Garris had hoped to have chosen somebody to replace former museum director Janet Clayton by Tuesday, but now expects...

Health Department lists food sites with top scores

The number of eating establishments in Wayne County earning high marks on inspection ratings is growing, health officials said Tuesday night during the Golden A Award ceremonies. The much-sought-after Golden A award is given annually by the Wayne County Health...

Black history exhibit items sought

Organizers of a Black History Month exhibit to be displayed at the Wayne County Museum next month are looking for photoraphs, memorabilia and artifacts to include in the collection. People who have items they would like to see become part...

Gaming expo Saturday at WCC

Video game players will converge at Wayne Community College this Saturday to participate in the second annual Goldsboro Gaming Expo. Last year, more than 700 people attended the day-long event, which features some of the latest innovations in video gaming....

Flags back to full staff Thursday

Wayne County residents, like others around the country, should raise their U.S. flags to full staff on Thursday following the end of the national period of mourning for former president Gerald Ford. President Bush ordered all U.S. flags to be...

Public records

House fire Goldsboro firefighters were called to a house fire at 306 N. Carolina St. at about 6:15 p.m. The home, valued at $39,000 and owned by Kim Thorpe, caught fire after the exterior electrical meter box shorted out, investigators...