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Tuesday, December 19, 2006

$90 million is needed, but where?

At least $90 million will be needed to tackle school construction projects, members of the Facility Master Plan Education Process Focus Committee agreed Monday. The question will be how to distribute the money for the district's long-term benefit. The group...

Officials explain deputy's sentence

Wayne County's commissioners were expected to discuss today if the county will attempt to recoup the loss from a former sheriff's deputy who totaled his car while driving it outside the county without permission. Meanwhile, court officials are defending their...

Families get help for holiday from Salvation Army donors

Annie would rather get nothing at all this Christmas if it means more for her son and daughter. As she stuffed Barbie dolls, board games and a toy truck into a large plastic bag, she smiled -- content in knowing...

Irish pub could be on tap for city

Jerry Snyder, Wayne Turner and their silent partners' dream of bringing an Irish pub to John Street started out months ago as a conversation between friends. Monday, their vision took one step closer to reality as Goldsboro City Council members...

Construction half-completed on Wal-Mart

MOUNT OLIVE -- Construction of a new Wal-Mart in Mount Olive is about half completed, said Town Manager Charles Brown, although company officials aren't having much, if anything, to say about the project. Brown said that the company's reluctance to...

Speed a factor in deadly accident

State Highway Patrol investigators say excessive speed played a factor in a fatal motorcycle accident that took the life of a young man Friday evening. Andy Jay Bunn, 22, of Runnel Place, was traveling south in the 1100 block of...

Public records

Investigations Thieves were busy Monday in the southern part of Wayne County: *Kay Gulledge's front door was kicked in on Emmaus Church Road, Mount Olive. Thieves took a $150 DVD recorder, according to the report. Damage came to $260. The...

CBA queen to be part of bowl festivities

Kenna Reid, Charles B. Aycock High School's Homecoming Queen, will be representing North Carolina in the 2006 AutoZone Liberty Bowl. The 48th annual Liberty Bowl is the seventh-oldest college football bowl game and will take place on Dec. 29 at...