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Friday, February 27, 2004

Mother Nature brings wintry mix

Snow buried Wayne County in a blanket of white Thursday, but the county was likely to escape a second round that piled up more snow today on areas east of Interstate 95. Snowfall amounts across the county ranged from...

Wayne has 3 auto industries

While the farming and government sectors of the Wayne County economy often get the most attention, there are three large car parts manufacturers here that have helped alleviate the economic downturn. The three companies -- Cooper-Standard Automotive, Uchiyama America...

Concert goes on

Concert will take place The U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band will perform tonight at 7 at Mount Olive College as scheduled. Admission is by free ticket until 6:55. After that, anyone who arrives will be seated on a...

House fire cause still unknown

The cause of Thursday's fire that destroyed a home at 707 E. Spruce St. remains undetermined, a Goldsboro Fire Department official said today. Assistant Fire Chief Gary Whaley said he did not believe the fire was set. Whaley said...

United Way honors volunteers

Not even a snowstorm could stop United Way of Wayne County from honoring its volunteers. At its annual meeting Thursday, United Way presented the coveted Emil Rosenthal Award to Don Magoon, vice president of community investment. Presenting the award...

Public records

House destroyed by fire FREMONT -- A house that a family had planned to move into this weekend was destroyed Thursday night in a fire caused by an electrical failure, a Fremont fire official said today. The home at 210...

Duplin's strategic plan

The Duplin County commissioners plan to vote in April about adopting a strategic plan developed over the past two years by a committee and several subcommittees. The committees have been working since December 2002 on community buildings, education and...

Briefly

BRAC restrictions Military officials at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and other bases are restricted by the U.S. Department of Defense from providing specific details regarding the Base Realignment and Closure, or BRAC, while the DOD internal deliberation process is...