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Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Owners get more time to fix properties

Goldsboro City Council members condemned three dwellings and a dilapidated commercial building Monday at their final meeting of the month. Chief Building Inspector Ed Cianfarra said all four structures have been deteriorating for more than a year now and owners...

Marijuana delays suspect's court date

A Goldsboro man who arrived in court to answer his fourth driving while intoxicated charge ended up in more hot water Monday after authorities found drugs in his possession and discovered that his blood alcohol content was more than three...

Mediation planned in wrongful death suit

A mediation session has been scheduled for early next year in connection with a wrongful death lawsuit involving a 16-year-old Spring Creek High School student who drowned while on a band trip in April 2005. Michael M. Jones, a certified...

Wayne County Farm City Banquet cutline

Accepting the plaque for the induction of Dallas W. Price, deceased, into the Wayne County Agriculture Hall of Fame are his niece Anne Blanchard, left, and nephew Tim Price. Herman Croom also was inducted into the Hall of Fame and...

Chamber honors role agribusiness plays in Wayne' economy

About 250 Wayne County farmers and business leaders came together Monday night to celebrate the county's blend of agriculture and industry. "Although we are classified as an urban county, our agricultural population is an important part of our economy," Wayne...

Duplin commission has $238,508 paramedic bill

The Duplin County Board of Commissioners was busy writing checks again Monday morning, but members decided to hold off on signing the biggest one -- paychecks for county emergency medical personnel -- until at least February. Speaking at only his...

Rain caused sewer spill

MOUNTOLIVE -- With nearly five inches of rain falling in about five hours last Thursday, Mount Olive's sewer system was unable to keep pace, spilling nearly 350,000 gallons of wastewater out of a manhole leading to the wastewater treatment plant....

Pickle Classic king, queen crowned

MOUNT OLIVE -- Charles Williams of Beulaville and Sara Strickland of Goldsboro were crowned Pickle Classic King and Queen on Saturday during the 41st annual Pickle Classic Tournament held in conjunction with Mount Olive College's alumni weekend festivities. Ms. Strickland...

Public records

Missing The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing teenager. Joseph Allen Barnett III, 16, of Claridge Nursery Road, left his home in a green 1995 Plymouth Acclaim, according to reports. Barnett is described as a slender white...

Wireless Internet

The Wayne County Public Library in Goldsboro now offers wireless Internet. Patrons can bring laptops equipped with wireless modems and access the Internet anywhere in the building. Patrons can still sign on to one of the library's 21 public-access terminals....