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Friday, February 25, 2005

Highway Progress

Bobby Williams The new U.S. 117 four-lane highway, which will stretch from U.S. 301 in Wilson to U.S. 117 at Ash Street in Goldsboro, is seen in this aerial photo crossing U.S. 70. In the upper portion of the...

Hustling new industry is a quiet job

Did you hear about the Fortune 500 companies that have been in to look at Wayne County, that have toured our shell buildings and checked out the work force? No, and you probably won't. Mum's more than the word for...

Woman charged with murder

A man was found dead Thursday in a mobile home on Central Heights Road, and a woman who lived at the home was arrested by Goldsboro police and charged with murder. The identity of the victim has not been released...

Pay raise urged for Mount Olive employees

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Town of Mount Olive needs to give its employees a raise, says Town Manager Ray McDonald. McDonald told members of the town Board of Commissioners this week that he doesn't believe the town should go another...

Taylor receives Mount Olive Distinguished Service Award

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ernie Taylor became the 53rd recipient of the Mount Olive Jaycees' Distinguished Service Award Thursday night at the Southern Wayne Country Club. The award isn't the first in Taylor's family. His father, Samuel E. Taylor, was named...

"Prize patrol" surprises Wayne teachers with mini-grants

A dozen mini-grants were delivered to teachers across Wayne County on Thursday. The Business and Education Partnership, sponsored by the Wayne Charitable Partnership and the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, served as the "prize patrol," surprising recipients and presenting each...

Public records

Three hurt in wrecks Three people were injured and damages were estimated at $25,100 in five recent traffic collisions in Wayne County, officers reported. *Damages were estimated at $7,500 in a three-car collision at 3:12 p.m. Thursday at North Berkeley...

Briefly

Misplaced calls The Mount Olive town board learned during a work session Wednesday that the 13-year old telephone system at Town Hall needs replacing. People are not getting the calls that are transferred to them. It appears that they go...

Nominees sought for Unsung Heroes award

WINSTON-SALEM -- The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation is seeking nominations for its 20th annual Nancy Susan Reynolds Awards that recognize unsung heroes who are making an impact in North Carolina communities. Each award is accompanied by a $25,000 grant...