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Thursday, August 29, 2013

YMCA targets child sexual abuse with new community program

The statistics of child sexual abuse are too alarming to ignore, says Kriquette Davis, associate executive director of the Goldsboro Family YMCA, which is launching an effort to bring training and education to Wayne County residents. "One in four girls...

Fall fun at the college

Wayne Community College professor Kirk Keller, second from right, grimaces as he helps the girls, including Jordan Wildman, left, and Emily Bible, right, against the boys during a tug of war Wednesday at WCC's Fall Festival. Miss Wildman is...

Classes offered to sellers of alcohol

The N.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission is offering tips on how to catch those who are trying to break the state's alcohol laws. The commission will offer free two-hour workshops on its Responsible Alcohol Seller/Server Program Sept. 16 and Oct....

DGDC looking for help to add housing

Friday is the deadline for responses to a proposal for a private developer to partner with the city of Goldsboro for residential development at the south end of Center Street. The proposal was sent out by the Downtown Goldsboro...

Suspects identified by GPAC

Many of the suspects arrested last week in a countywide drug roundup have been notified by Goldsboro Partners Against Crime that they will have a final chance to turn their lives around or face far more serious trouble with the...

LaGrange Garden Spot Festival to be held Sept. 6-7

LAGRANGE -- The annual LaGrange Garden Spot Festival featuring entertainment, arts and crafts, food and other activities, will be held Friday and Saturday Sept. 6-7 at the LaGrange Community Park. Two new events have been added to this year's...