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Monday, July 26, 2004

Five injured in wreck

Bobby Williams photo A Wayne County sheriff deputy and a North Carolina Highway Patrol officer at the scene of a two-car wreck at N.C. 111 South and Ditchbank Road. Five people were injured and both vehicles were demolished, the...

United Way drive begins with new twists

With some big changes in its 2004 campaign, United Way is hoping it won't fall short of its goal for the third year in a row. Donnie Barnes, owner of Grand Rental Station, is this year's campaign chairman. He...

Base-area zoning, eight months in the making, to get final review

After eight months in the works, Wayne County's new development rules in high-noise areas around Seymour Johnson are nearing completion. The county commissioners have called a public hearing for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Courtroom 1 in the Wayne County...

TransPark funding survives but Kerr says it's time for payoff

The Global TransPark has survived its annual death-watch again, receiving $1.3 million in state funding this year. But N.C. Sen. John Kerr of Goldsboro said it's time for the GTP to pay off on some of its promise. "Something...

Flood victim afraid ditch will cause more problems

LaGRANGE -- A Hurricane Floyd victim says he's afraid he will be flooded again by a ditch the state has deepened on his property. Willie Draughon said he saw a state Department of Transportation crew working across Beston Road...

OPINION -- Friday's appeal

A recent discussion among friends was about the contributions to North Carolina made by Bill Friday, regarded by many of us as the state's most outstanding man of the last century. The president emeritus of the University of North...

Public records

Home destroyed A wood-frame home at 3611 U.S. 13 South was destroyed today before dawn by a fire caused by an electrical failure in the kitchen, a fire official said. The resident, Ginger Casey, was awakened by a pet dog...