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Thursday, August 10, 2006

Proposed rezoning

This is the zoning map of the area being considered. The Case Farms plant and the land on which it would expand, are located in the gray area. For more information see Planning board eyes boundaries....

Teen pleads guilty to murder

KENANSVILLE -- A teenager accused of stabbing his 86-year old neighbor to death in 2003 pleaded guilty to second- degree murder Wednesday in Kenansville. Antonio Jenkins, 15, received three consecutive sentences totaling a maximum of 40 years in the...

JAS files suit over Duplin contract question

KENANSVILLE -- Johnston Ambulance Service has filed a lawsuit against Duplin County and two former county employees for allegedly stealing information from its computer system. Former Emergency Services Director Curtis Brock and a former EMS employee, Barbara Coman, were charged...

Group still might challenge decision

Residents of neighborhoods along Salem Church and Buck Swamp roads are considering whether to appeal a North Carolina Court of Appeals ruling that denied them the legal status to challenge a previous annexation by the city of Goldsboro. The residents,...

Planning board eyes boundaries

Officials with Wayne County, Case Farms and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base developed a possible solution Tuesday night that would allow Case Farms to expand its operations while not encroaching on the base's Accident Potential Zone. Case Farms recently purchased...

Superintendent contract renewed; GHS principal supported

Board of Education members threw support behind two of its leaders Monday night -- Superintendent Dr. Steven Taylor and Patricia Burden, principal of Goldsboro High School. Taylor, entering his seventh year as superintendent of schools, received unanimous approval for a...

Public records

Investigations The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is investigating these reports: *Copper pipe valued at $1,000 was reported stolen Wednesday afternoon from under a house on Devereaux Street. The owner, Elizabeth Barnes of Pikeville, said she saw water running from under...

Conference will explore caring for parents with Alzheimer's

Faye Davis of Fremont is typical of many in the "sandwich generation." She works a full-time job, has children of her own and since her father was diagnosed with Alzheimer's a year ago, also cares for her parents. "We're fortunate...