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Thursday, February 15, 2007

Controversial crossroads

Photo courtesy ALAN MARTIN Construction of a crossover at the intersection of U.S. 70 east and Beston Road is being opposed by a number of neighborhood residents and business owners, who say they want a stoplight instead. Highway officials...

Officials forming military caucus

With six military bases and more than 100,000 military personnel in North Carolina, members of the state government, including Rep. Louis Pate, R-Wayne County, have decided that it's time for a more organized effort to protect those interests. So far,...

Beston Road intersection meeting Friday

State Department of Transportation representatives will meet again with property owners near the U.S. 70 and Beston Road intersection on Friday to discuss the effects of building a directional crossover at the intersection. Engineers say the directional crossover, which would...

City likely to stick with same law firm

Officials at City Hall said they do not expect the search for a new city attorney to take long. Goldsboro City Manager Joe Huffman said while no decision has been made on a replacement for local attorney turned judge Tim...

Police looking for store's robbers

Goldsboro police are hunting for four suspects who robbed Bob's Convenient Mart on South Slocumb Street and then exchanged gunfire with the shopkeeper as they dashed from the business Tuesday. Mohssen Ali Almogaded, 38, was inside the store at 1717...

MOC teacher-soldier to talk about war

MOUNT OLIVE -- Dr. Ted Janicki, assistant professor in the Tillman School of Business at Mount Olive College, who is currently serving in the Air Force Reserves in Afghanistan, will return to the area Friday to speak about the war...

Duplin commissioners to consider budget, redistricting

KENANSVILLE -- Meeting Monday to discuss a variety of issues involving the upcoming budget process, the Duplin County Board of Commissioners left after three hours with no decisions made, but with a lot of items for consideration. "I think we...

Builder wants to construct apartments near school

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive officials are considering allowing Goldsboro contractor John T. Bell build low-to-moderate income apartments near Carver Elementary School. Developer John T. Bell is seeking a special use permit to construct the apartment complex on a parcel...

Public record

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Wayne County deputies are searching for a man accused of defrauding his own grandmother out of $8,000. An arrest warrant has been issued for Willie C. Yelverton Jr., 62, of Goldsboro...