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Sunday, May 6, 2007

Wayne County concerned about landfill legislation

Of all the bills being discussed in the state General Assembly this session, the one that perhaps has Wayne County officials the most nervous is the Solid Waste Management Act of 2007. If approved, they said, it could turn out...

Cancer gave city manager Huffman new perspective

Don't call Joe Huffman a survivor. He wouldn't want you to temp fate. Utter the word and he will take you back to the day an appendectomy revealed cancer. It was a late fall early morning in 1998. "I was...

Eureka, Fremont plug sewer leaks but both still face money problems

Crews have plugged sewer gushers in Eureka, but leaks in that town and Fremont continue to cause money problems. Eureka's sewer bills from Fremont are coming down, but not enough, town board member Myrtie Sauls said this week. "We still...

Former airman named magistrate

A former Seymour Johnson Air Force Base airman has been tapped to join the ranks at the Wayne County Magistrate's Office. Eason McDaniel, 42, of Goldsboro, was hired to serve as magistrate judge, officials said. Magistrate judges set bond for...

Brogden Primary prepares "Dream Garden"

Fourth-grade students at Brogden Primary School began digging in to work on their "Dream Garden" this past week, thanks to grant money for the supplies. Donors Choose, a Web site that matches classrooms in need with donors who want to...

Hit-and-run case postponed

The case of a Goldsboro police officer charged in a February hit-and-run accident in Johnston County has been postponed until later this month, court officials said. Officer William Howard Cassady, 43, of Hilton Place, Pikeville, faces charges of hit-and-run and...

Disability Walk to be held Wednesday morning

The 11th Annual Hal Plonk Disability Awareness Walk, sponsored by the Mayor's Committee on Persons with Disabilities, will be held Wednesday. Walkers will line up at 9:30 a.m. at St. Paul Methodist Church on Chestnut St. The 5-block walk begins...

Wayne County Court

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Randall Allen Jones Jr., 42, Avis Drive, Newport, open container after consuming alcohol, dismissed. *Michael Allen Finchum Jr. 34, Parks Road, resisting an officer, dismissed; larceny,...