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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Stoney Creek Park committee postpones forums

Goldsboro residents will have to wait a while longer to have their say about plans for Stoney Creek Park. A community forum scheduled for Thursday by the Stoney Creek Park Alliance has been postponed, with members saying they want...

Public record

Wayne Community College fire Edward Farris of Wayne Community College told police someone set fire to a bulletin board on the second floor of college's Azalea building on Monday afternoon, causing $1,500 in damage. Men rob Pantry Two black...

Inspirational community concert set for Saturday

The Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its free summer concert series, starting Saturday at Herman Park from 6:30 until 9 p.m. with an "Inspirational Day" concert. The concert will feature gospel and jazz saxophonist Mel Holder of...

Man charged with second sexual assault

Exactly one week before Christian Ray Godette severely injured a Colonial Court resident, he sexually attacked another victim on N.C. 111 South, authorities say. In September 2007, the Sheriff's Office said, Godette, now 17, began a spree of violence...

Toxic gas leaks from tanker truck near Kenly

KENLY -- Authorities have evacuated several homes, a truck stop and five other businesses along Interstate 95 near Kenly after a truck began leaking a toxic chemical early this morning. According to Johnston County authorities, the truck was traveling...

Duplin school protestors challenge closure plan

KENANSVILLE -- School consolidation opponents say their presence at Tuesday night's Duplin County Board of Education meeting spoke loudly even though they were not allowed to speak. It was standing room only as close to 100 people wedged into...

Diversity Day deals with differences

Glenwood Burden could tell you much about diversity. In 1961, he became the first black student to attend Goldsboro High School when integration came to Wayne County. Then, he was the token "diverse" student in the crowd. These days...

Mt. Olive plans depot makeover

MOUNT OLIVE -- Bids ranging from $150,000 to $200,000 for renovations to the old train depot were opened Tuesday afternoon. Town Manager Charles Brown said he was hesitant to provide detailed specifics of the bids until they could be...