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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Herman Park evacuated

Herman Park and the Herman Park Center have been evacuated this afternoon, after the Goldsboro Fire Department responded to a call shortly before 3 p.m. about a gas leak in Herman Park. According to Fire Chief Gary Whaley, workers were...

Downtown fire

At about 8:30 Wednesday night, the Goldsboro Fire Department received a structure fire call for 108 N. James St. When units arrived, smoke was showing from the second floor and firefighters had to force entry into the first floor, Assistant...

Officials: Signs indicate business is better

Hiring of temporary workers has increased in Wayne County in recent weeks, indicating that employment might be making a turn for the better. Bill Pate, manager of the Employment Security Commission in Goldsboro, said that while full-time hiring remains slow,...

No rides, but fair shows must go on

Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair officials said this morning that the fair midway will not open today as scheduled because of rain. A steady downpour has inundated the county and much of the state, with as much as 5-6 inches or...

Chamber looking for top spellers

The Extreme Spelling Bee continues to expand efforts to raise money to support education. This is the eighth year for the event, which has raised more than $132,000 in grants for teachers, said Janet Brock of the Chamber of Commerce....

Wet ... getting wetter

Ponding on several city and county roads has not been severe enough to warrant closing them. However, the potential for standing water on the roads did prompt Wayne County Public Schools to delay today's opening by two hours. "As...

Eastpointe graduates third crisis intervention class

Thirteen law enforcement officers within the Eastpointe catchment area participated in the 40-hour Crisis Intervention Team training in July. It was the third class sponsored by Eastpointe to graduate. The law enforcement agencies involved were Wayne County Sheriff's Department,...