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Tuesday, January 27, 2004

Accident on U.S. 70

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Accidents like this one, where drivers lost control on slippery sections of the road, were numerous in Wayne County this morning. This mishap occured on the U.S. 70 Bypass bridge over Berkeley Boulevard....

Wayne roads remain slippery

Wayne County can't seem to escape the deep freeze that clamped down its icy grip Sunday, turning streets, sidewalks and parking lots into ice rinks. Travel this morning was made worse by more ice accumulating overnight. Combined with below-freezing temperatures,...

County mulls stricter building code for base noise zones

By this summer, new subdivisions will once again be allowed under Seymour Johnson Air Force Base's flight lines. The houses will look the same as the ones built before the moratorium. But when you step inside, you'll be able...

Correction

A Monday story on Wayne County road project included the intersection of Sleepy Creek Road and Mark Edwards Road. Actually, it's the intersection of Mark Edwards Road and Hood Swamp Road that will be realigned and have left-turn lanes added....

Public records

Driver sentenced after fatal wreck The driver of a car who fled from state Highway Patrol troopers last year and then crashed into a tree, killing a passenger, has been sentenced to 11 to 14 months in prison. Juan Perez...

Briefly

Meeting postponed A forum planned for tonight to discuss a new Mount Olive high school has been postponed due to the weather. The forum will be rescheduled later. West memorial West Pharmaceutical will hold a commemorative service on the first...