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Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Work on Wayne land-use plan to begin in spring

Wayne County officials plan to begin work this spring on a comprehensive, countywide land-use plan. The land-use plan would be a guide to how the county wants to develop, officials say. It would designate areas for agricultural, residential, commercial and...

Rosewood sailor aboard submarine that went aground

Tuesday night's phone conversation between Roxann Barnes of Rosewood and her Navy son Bryan was brief but priceless. The days preceding it had been fraught with emotion. On Saturday, she came home to find a phone message from a naval...

Contracts awarded for hangar construction

Pilots who have been waiting for hangar space at the Goldsboro-Wayne Airport should be able to move in later this year. The airport authority voted Tuesday night to award three construction contracts, including a new 12-bay hangar that would serve...

Alleged assailant in Dudley assault charged

DUDLEY -- A 43-year-old man from Dudley was beaten and shot numerous times early Tuesday in a mobile home on Everittsville Road. Wayne County sheriff's officers arrested a man Tuesday night and charged him with the crime. Roderick Underwood was...

Girl Scouts begin annual cookie sale

The Girl Scouts' annual cookie sale has begun. Scouts in the Council of Coastal Carolina will be taking orders over the next few weeks and delivering cookies in February and March. Booth sales will also take place during February and...

Public records

Woman charged in kidnap scheme A woman who said she was assaulted and kidnapped last weekend and then recanted her story was arrested Tuesday night by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with filing a false police report. Grace...

County seeks way to upgrade emergency communication system

Wayne County's emergency responders are often unable to talk with each other, due to an outdated and underpowered radio system, officials say. It could cost more than $1 million to upgrade the system, but those costs would be cut dramatically...

Red Cross bloodmobile schedule

Donors who give blood this month will receive a special package containing a lapel pin, a magnet and a window decoration. It's the American Red Cross' way of thanking donors during National Volunteer Blood Donor Month, said Don Best, blood...

Goldsboro Fire Deartment report

The Goldsboro Fire Department answered 183 fires or service calls, including three major house fires, in December. Fire Chief Bobby Greenfield said in his monthly report that the three major fires accounted for $6,400 in damages. A fire on Dec....

Briefly

Concert tickets The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross is selling tickets to the performance of Milton Bullock, the Golden Platter, an original member of the Platters. The performance will be Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Goldsboro High...