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Thursday, December 23, 2004

City to lose lots in failed Project Homestead housing plan

It appears the city won't get back the undeveloped land in the Harris Street Estates project. The land was supposed to be used for first-home buyers and flood victims, but the nonprofit agency in charge of the project went bankrupt....

Tobacco farmers fear loss of income

Wayne County tobacco farmers are facing the loss of money they had been counting on for this year, an official says. Rick Tharrington, executive director of the Wayne County Farm Service Agency, said that some farmers are on the verge...

Brieflies

Thanks, school board! The Wayne County commissioners praised school board members Tuesday for their willingness to work together on racial imbalance, construction and other school issues. Commissioner Jack Best said he wanted to thank the school board publicly for its...

Public records

Robbery arrest also yields drugs The armed robbery of a Dudley resident in a motel room Wednesday was cleared quickly with the arrest of another Dudley resident, Goldsboro police said. Domonic Lejune Royal, 28, told officers that a man entered...

ECU will hold programs for nonprofits

GREENVILLE -- The Division of Continuing Studies at East Carolina University will offer new programs for those in the nonprofit field. The spring series includes the following: *A Meeting With Funders -- Feb. 16, 12:30 - 4:00 p.m., $19 to...