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Tuesday, September 30, 2008

County building projects not yet in danger

Wayne County's pending $10 million emergency communications system and $23 million school renovation and construction projects are expected to weather the fallout from the nation's financial meltdown. That, County Manager Lee Smith, said is due to the relatively small...

Parents, schools meet at the table

Michael Daniels' sons -- James, 10, and Joseph, 7 -- might not be considered likely candidates to drop out of school. But he is taking no chances. Daniels brought both with him Monday night to Madison Avenue Baptist Church...

Local volunteers have kept fair going strong for past 60 years

Over the past 60 years, there have been many changes at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair -- a new location, new buildings, new attractions -- but one constant has been the fair's ability to bring families and friends together. For...

Community not sure if they want to bail out banks

Local reaction to the failure of the White House's bailout plan was mixed today, with many Wayne County residents questioning whether the government should be helping at all and others saying the public was not properly advised of its...

DGDC kicks off free October music series this week on Cornerstone Commons

The Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. will hold it's free October Friday Evening Music Series starting Oct. 3. The series will be held at Cornerstone Commons located on the corner of Center and Chestnut streets, from 7 to 9 p.m....

Public Record

Man reports group beating Gregory Dillard of Olivia Lane told police that five black males unknown to him jumped him while walking in the 900 block of Hugh Street early on Sunday morning, according to a police report. Dillard...

MOC opening new building in Wilmington

Since adding a Mount Olive College location in Wilmington in 1995, growth has been rapid and space at a premium. The latest move will be into a newly-constructed building on Military Cutoff Road across from Mayfaire Town Center, with...