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Sunday, July 20, 2008

YMCA director: City has need for both facilities

So, with a $12.3 million Community Recreation Center in the works, will Goldsboro residents still need a YMCA? Yes, says Family Y director and Recreation Center Committee member John Richards. "The recreation center is going to be a good...

Rec Center costs higher today than yesterday

More than two years after members of Goldsboro's Recreation Center Committee recommended cutbacks on spending for the then-estimated $12 million Community Recreation Center, the price tag is no lower. In fact, the proposed facility is more expensive. Current plans...

Public record

Mugging, vehicle theft Terrance Darden of West Grantham Street told police that he was robbed at gunpoint in the 800 block of North Virginia Street, Goldsboro police said. Property and Tanisha Leach's 2000 Ford Escape were stolen in the...

Hearing set on bus routes, rates

The Goldsboro Wayne Transportation Authority will hold a public hearing Tuesday, July 29, at 3 p.m. in the City of Goldsboro Council Chambers on the second floor of City Hall at 214 N. Center St. The purpose of the...

Leadership WC looking for applicants for class

Leadership Wayne County is a program designed to assist current and emerging community leaders in their efforts to serve in leadership roles in local businesses, industries, non-profits, governmental affairs and the community. The 2007-08 Leadership class of 18 participated...

Wayne County Grand Jury returns indictments in local cases

Three city men accused of fatally shooting a Fayetteville 22-year-old on Olivia Lane were indicted this month. Goldsboro police investigators confirmed that Eric Donta Covington, Deon Jerrell McLean and Everette McLean were all implicated in the murder of Antron...

Duplin officials still bickering over who can address board

KENANSVILLE -- Squabbling over agenda speakers has almost become a regular agenda item for Duplin County commissioners, prompting county Manager Mike Aldridge to offer what he hopes will clarify the issue. The issue surfaced in June after agenda speaker...

DGDC wants thoughts on city's downtown

The Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. wants to know what city and county residents feel the downtown area needs. For a few weeks, the group has handed out consumer surveys to downtown businesses, city and county employees and people attending...

Suspects nabbed in counterfeit scam

MOUNT OLIVE -- When faded $5 bills printed up to pass off as $100s showed up in Mount Olive on Monday, a detective said police had "people of interest." On Friday, at least two suspects had been arrested with...

Council to approve purchase of theater

Now that the state legislature has legalized Goldsboro's actions during the reconstruction of the Paramount Theater, city officials can move forward with purchasing the facility. Council members are expected to approve the purchase from the Weil Foundation Monday night...

ArtSmarts is looking for Wayne County children who have talent

ArtSmarts, the newly formed Goldsboro Fine Arts Academy, is still looking for students. The academy will begin its afterschool program Aug. 25 in the Senior Room at Herman Park Center. An open house will be Aug. 6 from 4...