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Monday, January 31, 2005

Demolition clears way for new shopping center

Demolition has begun on the apartment buildings now occupying the future site of the Berkeley Commons Shopping Center. The new shopping center will be built on the west side of North Berkeley Boulevard between Parkway Drive and Hill Drive Circle,...

Black history on display

A roomful of paintings, pictures, and other artifacts depicting black history are on display at the Wayne County Museum throughout February. Sponsored by the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee, the display on the second floor of the museum combines local...

Public records

Man robbed A Goldsboro man was robbed Sunday of $280 in the 200 block of West Ash Street, according to a Goldsboro police report. Charles Lee Johnson, 30, said a man approached him at about 11:30 a.m., displayed a handgun...

Opinion: Level the field

"If you have to pay them to come, you don't want them." Craig Kennedy said something like that many years ago. He was economic development director during one of Wayne County's early successful periods of industrial expansion. But things have...