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Thursday, June 30, 2005

Business leases space at GTP

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Dr. Gene Conti, left, and Darlene A. Waddell announce the signing of a lease by New Breed Inc. with the Global TransPark Authority Wednesday afternoon at the new 120,000-square-foot building on GTP property. New Breed is a...

Medical examiner testifies on child's last hours

An assistant state medical examiner described details surrounding Precious Whitfield's death Wednes-day as testimony continued in the Eric Lane murder trial in Wayne County Superior Court. Dr. Kenneth Snell discussed the results of the autopsy, which was conducted by the...

Woman killed in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- A Goldsboro woman was shot to death early this morning in Mount Olive. Jennifer Louise McArthur, 22, of Fairview Circle, was dead on arrival at Wayne Memorial Hospital, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 2 a.m., said...

New business signs lease with GTP

A company moving in to the Global TransPark could create jobs in the area, officials say. Representatives of the Global TransPark Authority announced a lease agreement Wednesday with New Breed Inc., an international logistics supply chain management company based in...

Work progressing on shopping center

Berkeley Commons shopping center should be open for business by the end of September, the construction manager said Wednesday. The project has had several delays because of bad weather since construction began in January, but it is now on schedule,...

Fireworks planned for mall, Pikeville

Fireworks will be the highlight of the Fourth of July in Goldsboro. The glittering fireworks will be at Berkeley Mall in the JCPenney parking lot at 9 p.m. Fireworks, along with other activities, will also be held in Pikeville. Princeton...

Johnny Grant donates $25,000 to Foundation

Hollywood Mayor Johnny Grant has donated $25,000 to the Foundation of Wayne Community College. The money will be used to help fund student scholarships. Grant, a Wayne County radio personality who reached the pinnacle of the entertainment world, was honored...

Eastpointe board approves new budget

The Eastpointe board approved a $29.9 million budget Tuesday for 2005-06 year, down almost $3 million from last year's budget. Eastpointe provides services for people with mental health and substance abuse problems and developmental disabilities in Wayne, Duplin, Sampson and...

Public record

Officer assaulted Officer Karen Powers of the Goldsboro Police Department was assaulted while attempting to arrest Acqushanta Atkinson, 26, on charges of drug possession, on the 700 block of Bryant Street. Atkinson swung his right fist, hitting Powers in the...