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Tuesday, February 17, 2004

Snow or no?

From staff and AP reports Pennsylvania's groundhog knew the sad truth when it saw its shadow earlier this month, signifying six more weeks of winter. At least that's how it's going to be today and Wednesday before more seasonable weather...

Annexation target date set

The city's planners outlined the services Goldsboro will provide to areas proposed for annexation in a special report Monday. The areas, on the east and west sides of Salem Church Road and the north and south sides of Buck...

Gateway orders bus shelters

The Goldsboro-Wayne Transpor-tation Authority decided Monday to postpone decisions about route changes until it hires a private company to run the transportation system, and gave its approval to order bus shelters. Gateway began considering hiring a private contractor to...

Chance files for Clerk

Wayne County Register of Deeds John Chance announced Monday that he intends to run election this year. Chance Chance, a Democrat, was chosen by his party to serve out the last year of the unexpired term of Debbie Lane. Mrs....

Rebuilding Broken Places gives report

A faith-based community development organization has brought in over $5 million to the local economy in the past few years and is continuing to expand its programs. That's what Goldsboro council members learned Monday about Rebuilding Broken Places Community...

Appalachian Symphony in free performance

The Appalachian Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of former Goldsboro resident James Allen Anderson, will present a concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Dillard School, weather permitting. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. The orchestra is an 80-plus...

Mt. Olive school rally postponed

Mount Olive High School rally postponed MOUNT OLIVE -- A rally planned tonight for residents who support a Mount Olive High School has been postponed because of the weather to Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Mount Olive Historic Assembly...

Tuesday Briefly

Business course offered for people who speak Spanish A free business development course is being offered for Wayne County residents who speak Spanish, with child care and transportation also covered. Budding entrepreneurs from surrounding counties can have all costs except...

Construction stalled

KENANSVILLE -- Construction delays have finally ended for Duplin Commons, with the commissioners awarding contracts worth $11 million. The Duplin County commissioners voted Monday to award the contracts to start building the agricultural office building and the multipurpose arena...

Public records

Man robbed A 33-year-old Goldsboro man said he was robbed early Sunday of $500 and other property, according to a Goldsboro police report filed Monday. Victor Jose Lopes Magdalena told police that two men, one armed with a knife, approached...