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Thursday, February 26, 2004

Snow, lots.....

Snow, much more than anyone expected, began falling this morning and was quickly building up to the National Weather Service's promise of a major winter event. Instead of the rain mixed with sleet that had been forecast, the dynamics of...

City proposes more cleanup employees

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH -- A proposal from Goldsboro's city manager to hire three additional code enforcement officers to clean up the city wasn't denied by the council Wednesday, but members said they needed more information. "We can talk later about...

Broken window payoff

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH -- Goldsboro City Council members each paid $20 of their own money Wednesday to end an ongoing discussion about broken windows. For months, City Councilman Charles Williams has talked about windows broken by errant golf balls at...

House fire

A man escaped from a burning house this morning in Goldsboro during the snow storm. Witnesses say they heard the man yelling from inside his house, and he was unable to get out. He later emerged from the back of...

Educating educators about mold

Mold and asbestos. Two words that can send people into high gear. But there is a lot of misinformation out there, says the safety coordinator for Wayne County public schools. Allen Smith has been going to classes about the...

Gun lock program

Parents who have firearms can get free gun safety locks from the Goldsboro Police Department. The police got 600 safety locks this week from a federal grant. The Mount Olive Police Department also received 600 of the locks. Bob...

Mt. Olive officials ponder budget requests

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive town board members heard requests for more money from Public Works and Mount Olive Police departments during a workshop Thursday morning. Police Chief Emmett Ballree said he has lots of turnover in his department,...

Mt. Olive studies water loss

MOUNT OLIVE -- The town's water system is losing 37 percent of its water, the town board was told Thursday during a workshop. Some of Mount Olive's water mains are 100 years old. The valves are leaking on some...

Briefly

Job fair set More than 60 representatives from a variety of fields plan to be at a job fair at Wayne Community College next month. Technical and vocational occupations are the focus of the fair to be held Wednesday, March...

Public records

High-speed chase A 31-year-old man from Goldsboro was arrested before dawn today by Goldsboro police after a high-speed chase and charged with numerous traffic, weapons and drug offenses. Police Officer T.L. Collins said he saw a car speeding on Clingman...

Mockingbird Exhibit

People have the chance to relive or learn more about the 1960s thanks to a new exhibit at the Wayne County Museum. The exhibit called, "When the Mockingbird Landed: The Changing World of the Early '60s," opens today at...