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Thursday, November 2, 2006

Berkeley road work

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber The repaving of Berkeley Boulevard continues as asphalt is spread across the turning lane of the road Thursday morning. For more information see It's almost over....

School facilities work ready to begin

The next step in the process toward financing a school construction plan could start as early as next week, Facilities Master Plan Team members decided Wednesday. The team, comprised of representatives from the school board and county commission, will meet...

Math test scores in for 2005

Preliminary results are in for end-of-grade tests, but expect them to look different next week after the state Board of Education reviews them, local officials say. Dr. Craig McFadden, assistant superintendent for accountability and student services, said the results were...

It's almost over

Flashing emergency lights. Dump trucks. Steam rollers. Droves of orange cones and men in reflective vests. This was the chaotic scene that greeted drivers as they headed to and from work on North Berkeley Boulevard this week. A repaving project...

Historic homes are city's hot properties

Julie Thompson says she senses something different these days when she drives around the historic neighborhoods in and around downtown Goldsboro. New faces can be seen on the sidewalks. Homes built at the turn of the 20th century are beginning...

Chief Justic Parker tries to keep her seat

North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Sarah Parker doesn't try to hide the fact that she is a Democrat, but she also doesn't place too much stock in liberal and conservative labels. "I don't go around classifying myself one or...

Museum seeking Scout memorabilia for BSA exhibit

Boy Scout memorabilia collectors Rick Pridgen and Andy Stevens are accepting artifacts for an upcoming exhibit at the Wayne County Historical Museum. The exhibit will be on display from January through March and will include artifacts from Eagle badges from...

Public records

Accident Gwendolyn Vann Carr was injured when she lost control of her 2005 Buick while trying to pass a man on a bicycle, hit a ditch and overturned, according to Goldsboro police. The accident happened Monday near George and Crump...

Fire damages shop near Nahunta

PIKEVILLE -- A gasoline laced fire swept through a private hobby shop on Boyette Pond Road leaving more than $130,000 in damage in its wake Monday. Units of the Nahunta, Polly Watson, Little River and Kenly volunteer fire departments and...