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Monday, October 5, 2009

Commission to discuss subdivision rules Tuesday

Proposed changes to the county's subdivision ordinance will be back before commissioners when they meet Tuesday morning. The proposal that would give final approval of all subdivision plats to commissioners was the subject of two public hearings last month...

Group will watch businesses' reporting of their use of dangerous chemicals

Rebuilding a group that helps businesses report dangerous chemicals to emergency workers should make Goldsboro safer, its proponents say. The Local Emergency Plan-ning Commission had been dormant since 1991, said Eric Lancaster, Goldsboro Fire Department assistant fire chief. That made...

Battle At The Fair

Spectators cheer as cars collide during the first demolition derby at this year's Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. First place went to Shaun Andrews of Goldsboro; second place to Jason Hargrove of Goldsboro; and third place to Larry Lane of...

Honeydipping 101

The Company: Brock's Septic Tank Service The Job: tank installer and pumper The Location: Wayne County The logo on the hat Curtis Brock handed me said, "When Doody Calls." I was sincerely hoping that doody would be too busy to...

Web site will gather Adamsville memories

Interest in the community that Goldsboro annexed in 1970 has grown since a summer of 2004 exhibit at the Wayne County Museum. Jenny Butler Wilder has compiled information from local residents and businesses and will manage a Web site devoted...

Council will eye station's progress

Goldsboro City Council will discuss two annexations and get an update on the Union Station project this evening. Two public hearings, both regarding noncontiguous an-nexation requests, are the only items, aside from the consent agenda, scheduled to be addressed by...