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Friday, January 28, 2005

Winter weather likely, but little snow

It's that time of year so don't be surprised to hear that snow is in the forecast for Wayne County this weekend. The National Weather Service in Raleigh issued winter weather advisories beginning Saturday afternoon for most of central North...

City zoning proposal would ban search light at William Street club

The search light that sweeps across the skies over Wayne County each night, beckoning people to a William Street nightclub, may soon be outlawed by the Goldsboro City Council. Once the sun goes down, the William Street light begins cutting...

Mount Olive man wins highest Scout award

CLAYTON -- Craig Hansen of Mount Olive received one of four Silver Beaver Awards presented by the Tuscarora Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Hanson and the other recipients, Janet Medlin of Princeton, Dr. Lewis Fetterman Jr., of Clinton...

Professor says cheap drugs are dangerous

Buying cheap prescription drugs from other countries may end up being costly, says the dean of Campbell University's pharmacy school. Dr. Ronald Maddox, who is also a professor at the school, has been traveling around the state trying to spread...

Defendant used jail account number, homemade checks in unique scam

A man described as a career con artist has been sentenced to at least 29 years in prison for making counterfeit checks on the Johnston County Jail's bank account, using them to buy cars and then passing them to post...

Public records

House fire A malfunctioning water pump was blamed Thursday for a fire that damaged a utility house, a carport and a house at 1912 N. Berkeley Blvd., a Goldsboro fire official said. Assistant Fire Chief Ray Boyette said the resident,...

Money being raised for Duplin Commons

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County commissioners have approved a study to prepare for a campaign to raise money for the Duplin Commons. Ed Emory and Tom Fife of the Duplin Commons Foundation told commissioners this week that the study, to be...

Briefly

Going back in time The time capsule found unexpectedly by crews demolishing the Community Building will be opened next week. Trustees for the building will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the Gray Room at the Herman Park Center to...