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Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Berkeley sidewalks - crews still need a month

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber An early morning shower gave Goldsboro residents a break from traffic woes along Berkeley Boulevard, but when the weather clears, city crews will be back on the side of the road installing sidewalks. General Services Director Joe...

Is there an end in sight for traffic delays on Berkeley?

Traffic woes along Berkeley Boulevard are expected to end in the near future, officials said Tuesday. General Services Director Joe Sawyer said he expects his crew to finish its sidewalk installation project sometime around the first week of May. The...

Safety urged at Busco Beach

The death of a Raleigh man, who died from injuries he sustained in a four-wheeler accident at Busco Beach on Sunday, has rekindled an ongoing debate about safety at the sprawling recreational facility. Bobby Keith Renfrow, 31, died from severe...

Duplin School Board takes look at facilities possibilities

KENANSVILLE -- With a 2005 facilities study already in hand, the Duplin Board of Education took a look Tuesday night at that plan and continued the process of deciding whether it should be changed or followed. It's a decision that...

Goldsboro physician earns post as treasurer of national group

Dr. James Stackhouse, an internist with Goldsboro Medical Specialists, will begin a three-year term as treasurer of the American College of Physicians when the annual meeting is held in San Diego April 19-21. As part of his duties, he will...

Smith: Work in N.C. Senate won't suffer from campaign

State Sen. Fred Smith, R-Johnston, is campaigning for governor, but that doesn't mean he is ignoring his duties in the Senate. "I think I'm meeting the needs of the people in my district," he said Tuesday after leading a devotional...

Vendor signup deadline extended for Cinco de Mayo health event

April 30 is the deadline for vendors and information booth sign-ups for the Cinco de Mayo Festival and health fair set for May 5 at the Waynesborough Historical Village. The festival will be from noon until 5 p.m. and will...

Public record

Armed robbery The search continues for an armed robber who robbed a business on George Street Friday. David Hood of Hood Equipment, 1211 S. George St., said a man held him at gunpoint at the business and took his wallet,...