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New Arts Council location announced

The Arts Council of Wayne County announced in its newsletter Friday that it will be moving into new quarters on the first- and second-level spaces of the building at the corner of Walnut and John streets. Members of the...

Fremont in full bloom

FREMONT -- An estimated 5,000 people filled the streets of Fremont Saturday for the town's annual 25th Daffodil Festival. Cool temperatures and cloudy skies did little to dampen the atmosphere of the crowd. "I was extremely pleased we had...

Ride for Red raises money for Red Cross

Six-year-old Bryce Mills proudly displayed several pins on his windbreaker Saturday commemorating the Ride for the Red, an annual charity event that benefits the Red Cross. He was most excited, though, about having his own helmet and riding again...

Miss Goldsboro crowned

Using the same talent that has taken her as far away as Beijing for the 2008 Olympics, Chelsea Guild was named Miss Goldsboro 2011 on the strength of her lively performance of a jump-rope routine set to Harry Belafonte's...

Dancing the night away

Wayne County can dance. That was evidenced by the 26 contestants in Saturday night's first Dancing Stars of Wayne County event, a year in the making. Dr. Debbie Grady had suggested the idea as a fundraiser for local education...

Hike for Humanity Saturday

Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne County is sponsoring its second annual Hike for Humanity on Saturday at Stoney Creek Park. The event is a fundraiser for Habitat, which helps low-income people obtain decent housing. It is being sponsored by...

'Dance for Christ' is now in its 10th year

In an old-time western town, the sheriff deputizes a posse to go with him to capture Satan. They round him up and a duel ensues between the sheriff and Satan. But instead of shooting him with a gun, the...

Metropolitan Planning Organization retreat Monday

The Goldsboro Metropolitan Planning Organization will hold a planning retreat Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the large upstairs conference room at City Hall. The session is being held to familiarize new MPO members with the duties...