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Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Life in Prison

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Cousins get life in prison for murder

Two young cousins were sentenced Tuesday afternoon to life in prison without parole after a Wayne County Superior Court jury convicted them of the first-degree murder of a Goldsboro man. Dwight Eugene Sloan, 23, of Decoy Drive, Pikeville, and Kolanda...

Councilman has trouble with taxes

A Goldsboro city councilman had to pay Wayne County a $1,000 penalty after writing a bad check to pay his property taxes. In January, Councilman Chuck Allen sent the county a $15,000 check. Allen's check bounced, and the county sent...

Fremont may soon pay more for electricity

FREMONT -- Fremont residents might soon be paying more for electricity. Town Administrator Kerry McDuffie told the Fremont Town Board on Tuesday night that ElectriCities will increase the town's rate by 4.7 percent on May 1 because of increased fuel...

All bus shelters to be installed by July 1

Gateway plans to have all of its bus shelters installed by July 1, the agency's executive director told its board Monday afternoon. The first shelter was erected last week on Simmons Street without any difficulty, Stephen Wright said. Wright said...

Mobile home proposal has fierce opposition

A Wayne County proposal to ban the movement of older mobile homes met with fierce opposition Tuesday at a public hearing. A proposed mobile home standards ordinance would not permit any mobile home more than 15 years old to be...

Public records

Arrest leads officers to drug stash The arrest of a fugitive on Tuesday night by the Goldsboro Police Department's Housing Authority unit led to a major drug seizure and other arrests. After the fugitive, Quaashon Marquise Phillips, 23, was arrested,...

Briefly

Pickle found Carver School second-grader Lucas McKay found a Mt. Olive Pickle that had been hidden at Prodigy Activewear on N.C. 55 east of Mount Olive. He said he received some help from his mother, Malia, and he found it...