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Friday, March 3, 2006

Changes for U.S. 70 - Beston Road intersection

This graphic from the N.C. Department of Transportation shows the changes that will be made at U.S. 70 and Beston Road to ease some of the traffic concerns there. Click on the graphic to see a larger version in...

Goldsboro man died in Pakistan

A Goldsboro man working for the U.S. State Department was one of four people killed Thursday by a suicide bomber outside the U.S. Consulate in Karachi, Pakistan. David Foy, 51, had worked as a foreign service officer after more than...

U-turn lanes on tap for U.S. 70, Beston

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners has approved state plans to improve the intersection of U.S. 70 and Beston Road, which has one of the highest accident rates along the entire route. Engineers with the state Department of Transportation are...

Husband won't face death for wife's murder

KENANSVILLE -- A jury has overturned the death sentence of Cornelius Alvin Nobles, who was convicted in August 1996 of the murder of his wife, Ronita Nobles, on Paul Ed Dail Road outside Kenansville. The resentencing hearing was the second...

Neighbors protest apartment complex plans

MOUNT OLIVE -- About 20 residents opposing the building of an low-income apartment complex in their neighborhood met Thursday night to discuss what they could do to prevent its construction. The proposed Carver Ridge Apartments would be located on Old...

Baby gets marker of her own

Earl and Mary Bray's hearts broke when they read the story about the newborn baby girl found Feb. 10 at the Goldsboro sewer system. They didn't want Baby Jane Doe to be buried with nothing but a simple marker in...

Donated van will serve as mobile command center for city police

When Goldsboro police officers go to a crime scene or to a disaster, now they can ride in style -- thanks to UniFirst Corp. of Goldsboro. UniFirst donated a 7-year-old delivery van to the department in July 2004. With money...

Public records

Arrest made in school break-ins A 21-year-old man already in jail on other charges has been charged with breaking into Charles B. Aycock High School . Linwood Ray Boykin Jr. of Talbert Drive was accused of breaking into the school...