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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

YMCA opens new preschool at Montessori

Goldsboro Family YMCA preschoolers are enjoying their new, larger classrooms at the Wayne County Montessori School after the Y purchased the building earlier this year. The Montessori School is renting half the space and will continue to operate from...

City says fire department concerns addressed

Faced with an audit report describing the Goldsboro Fire Department as "in a state of disarray and chaos," City Manager Joe Huffman said Monday that ever since receiving the report nearly a month ago, the city has been working...

Tribute to heroes: Wayne County thanks those who served

Ed Shumate reaches a hand into his pocket before revealing the tattered piece of silk he has carried around for more than 60 years. "It's about to go, isn't it?" he said. "But you should still be able to make...

DMV: No more stickers for vehicle inspections

The familiar windshield inspection sticker is on its way to becoming a thing of the past. The North Caro-lina Division of Motor Vehicles launched its new electronic inspection program Nov. 1. Meanwhile, the cost of safety-only inspections has increased from...

Hardee's location closed on Berkeley

Hardee's on Berkeley Boulevard closed this week, and company officials say they are unsure what will happen to the property. Rick Rountree, a spokesman for Boddie-Noell Enterprises, the family-owned restaurant company based in Rocky Mount that leases the building and...

Program takes money out of state elections

A pilot program designed to wrest control of campaign fundraising from special interests and return it to the grassroots level got its first workout last week in three Council of State races. The Voter-Owned Elections Pilot Act of 2007...

Habitat ReStore to hold open house Saturday

The Habitat for Humanity ReStore at 124 E. Mulberry Street will hold an open house Saturday to jump-start holiday and decorative shopping. The ReStore will be closed on Friday in preparation of the event. Items featured will include things like...