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Friday, March 4, 2005

Harris Street Wreck

Bobby Williams photo Goldsboro police work at the scene of a wreck shortly after 7 this morning. The Nissan Pathfinder rolled several times near the intersection of Harris Street and Andrews Avenue after attempting to avoid a car pulling...

Highway officials may restrict access to U.S. 70

State transportation officials are considering closing medians and intersections along U.S. 70 to try to speed up highway traffic and eliminate accidents. Should the proposal proceed, several Wayne County intersections would be closed or redesigned over the next two to...

State should develop ports and railroads, says logistics expert

North Carolina is missing out on billions of dollars by failing to develop its ports and railroad system, a logistics expert told Wayne County transportation officials Thurs-day. "We need to create a new container port or just put out a...

Tickets still available for Red Cross sports memorabilia auction

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross still has tickets left to its second annual Sports Memorabilia Auction. The event will be held Tuesday at Lane Tree Country Club. Proceeds from the auction will be used to benefit...

916th unit honored

The 916th Air Refueling Wing's Job Control Service/Helpdesk, staffed by members of the 716th Communications Flight, has won the Air Force Reserve Command's Gen. Edwin Rawlings Award for 2004. The members of the 716th Communications Flight are a trained team...

Decision on new transportation authority director expected soon

The Goldsboro Wayne Transportation Authority is close to reaching a decision on a new executive director. Wayne County Manager Lee Smith said Thursday that a field of five finalists has been narrowed to two people. Four applicants were interviewed, and...

$1 million earmarked for U.S. 70 bypass

The federal government will contribute $1 million to help defray the cost of building a new U.S. 70 bypass in Wayne County, if a highway funding bill is approved by Congress. First District Rep. G.K. Butterfield announced the possible funding...

Notary public training offered at WCC

Wayne Community College Continuing Education will offer its two-session Notary Public training 6:30-9:30 p.m. on consecutive Wednesdays, March 9 and 16. Another session will be held April 13 and 14. The Course will cover the proper procedures and duties of...

Public records

Accidents Six people were injured and damages were estimated at $26,500 Thursday in four traffic collisions in Wayne County, officers reported. *Three people were injured and damages were estimated at $12,000 in a two-car collision at 1:35 p.m. Thursday at...

MOC choir to perform Messiah Part II

The Mount Olive College Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Alan Armstrong, will present George Frederic Handel's Messiah Part II on Friday, March 18, at Faith Fellowship Church near Kinston. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. The church...

Briefly

Passport service now at post office The Wayne County Clerk of Courts Office will no longer accept passport applications, Clerk Marshall Minchew said Thursday. The downtown Goldsboro Postal Service office will accept passport requests on weekdays between 10 a.m. and...