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Tuesday, June 6, 2006

Bank robbery suspect

Goldsboro police are currently searching for this man - caught in a surveillance camera image - in connection with a Monday afternoon bank robbery at the BB&T Berkeley Boulevard branch. For more information see Goldsboro police seek suspect in...

Goldsboro police seek suspect in BB&T robbery

A lone robber stole an undisclosed amount of money Monday afternoon from the BB&T branch bank at 435 N. Berkeley Blvd., Goldsboro police said. Sgt. David Kelly said today that photos obtained from a surveillance camera were shown on four...

Board backs school bond

The Board of Education is backing a bond referendum to fund projects in the school system and would like to see county commissioners include it on the November ballot for public approval, officials said Monday night. The move came on...

Council approves new budget

It's official -- there will be no new taxes this year. Goldsboro City Council members approved the recommended $42 million budget for the 2006-07 fiscal year Monday night. Finance Director Richard Durham said to comply with state laws, the budget...

Art show winners announced

Joyce Cambron of Beaufort and Jacquelynn Buck of Goldsboro were among the winners in the Arts Council of Wayne County's 27th Annual National Juried Fine Arts Exhibition Monday. Ms. Cambron won Best in Show for her oil on linen on...

Blitz time crunch

A group of volunteers is working feverishly to erect a Habitat for Humanity House in Harris Estates by the end of the week. The Habitat Blitz Build is part of a national drive to put up homes for people in...

Duplin man wins big in Powerball

BEULAVILLE -- Haywood Mercer was feeling lucky. A week after North Carolina joined the popular lottery game, Powerball, the Duplin County native shelled out a buck for his ticket Saturday at the Short Stop in Beulaville. Now he's got 200,000...

Princeton board says no to Masonic cornerstone

PRINCETON -- The new Princeton Town Hall will not have a Masonic cornerstone, but it will have an automated teller machine. The Princeton Town Board made those unanimous decisions at Monday night's meeting in the Community Building. Leaders of the...

Public records

Burglary, assault end in arrest A 45-year-old man was arrested Monday by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, and another man received 105 stitches after a fight in his home near Dudley, officers said. Richard D. Camden of Emmaus Church Road,...