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Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Wayne development rating improves

Despite several recent announcements of job loss and the fact that its actual economic situation is largely unchanged from last year, the state Department of Commerce moved Wayne County up in its 2009 economic development tier rankings. A Tier...

County weighs parking lot rules

A proposal to require businesses in Wayne County with six or more parking spaces to have their parking lots paved drew criticism from some members of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners on Monday. Jack Best and Andy Anderson...

Christmas tree sales: Is it a sign of holiday health?

Wayne Jackson, left, and Brownie Southerland, the owner of Bo-tank-us Christmas Tree Farm, prepare a Fraser fir for a customer. The tree was grown in the mountains, but customers can also pick from live trees grown on the farm on...

DGDC takes look at new office

The Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. might have found a new office. The Maxwell family recently donated the commercial buildings on North John Street between Mulberry and Ash streets to the city, and the DGDC is considering moving its office to...

Council reviews Stoney Creek Park plan

More than a million dollars will likely be needed to develop Stoney Creek Park into the greenspace the alliance supporting the park project envisions, Goldsboro City Council members learned Monday. The cost projection, prepared by consulting and architectural firm Kimley-Horn...

Public record

Man shot in car A Fremont man was shot while sitting in a car at a hotel on South Harding Drive early Saturday morning, Goldsboro police said. Anthony Montreal McClain, 20, of N.C. 581, was transported to Wayne Memorial...

Patrol car rear ends woman's vehicle

A Wayne County Sheriff's Office patrol car struck a woman's vehicle near the intersection of U.S. 117 and U.S. 13 on Monday. Cpl. Kenneth Grice will be charged in the incident, Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders said today. "Apparently, what...