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Sunday, November 18, 2007

Light the Lights: Curtain will rise soon on rebuilt Paramount

David Weil will tell you that construction crews working along Center Street are getting close. Doorways now exist where chicken wire once blocked passersby from an entrance that had not yet been built. A balcony, stage, box office and bathrooms...

Wayne County budget process starting early

It's only November, but Wayne County Manager Lee Smith is already beginning to look ahead to the 2008-09 budget and some of the big-ticket projects and expenses that might be coming down the line. "It really is starting early,...

No official winner yet in District 1 race

Until there is an official winner in the Goldsboro City Council District 1 race, Councilman Jimmy Bryan will stay at the council table. The Wayne County Board of Elections will hold a recount of the votes in the race between...

12 sites chosen to attract industries

A recently completed industrial site study commissioned by the Wayne County Development Alliance has identified 12 potential locations scattered throughout the county -- some in the north, some in the south, some in the west and some around the...

City Council to hold public hearings on rezonings, conditional use permit

Goldsboro City Council will hold three public hearings at Monday night's meeting. The first two will cover rezoning requests, while a third will consider a conditional use permit request. Import Auto Center is requesting a zoning change from neighborhood...

Jeffreys portrait to adorn Paramount lobby

A familiar face will greet local residents and arts enthusiasts each time they enter Goldsboro's new Paramount Theater. Wearing diamonds around her neck, the graceful blonde in the portrait hanging on the lobby wall will always have a wistful look...

Soup Kitchen readying for Thanksgiving

Plans are just about complete for Thursday's Thanksgiving feast at the Community Soup Kitchen, but director Doricia Benton isn't worried about making sure there is enough to make ends meet for the holiday spread. That's the way it is at...

public record

Investigations The Goldsboro Police Department is investigating these reports: *Vicky Campbell of South William Street reported her home broken into last Sunday and a computer worth $540 stolen, police said. *Kevin Whitley of Andre Drive reported his truck broken into...

Mount Olive College names 2007 distinguished alumni

MOUNT OLIVE -- The son of a Wayne County tenant farmer -- destined to follow the same path until he discovered Mount Olive College -- received the 2007 Distinguished Service Award during the college's alumni homecoming weekend activities. Darrell Horne...

Ag Expo to educate on impact of farming

Hoping to bring more cohesion to Wayne County's agricultural community and to increase awareness about the role it plays throughout the county, members of the 2007 Karl M. Best Leadership Program are looking forward to the first annual Agricultural...