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Sunday, September 2, 2007

County's water districts not running dry despite drought

Despite concerns by the city of Goldsboro about water usage levels, Wayne County's water districts aren't too worried yet. The difference, officials explained, is that the rural districts draw their water from deep wells. "The city pulls from surface...

Officials say Clayton bypass will help Wayne economy

The U.S. 70 bypass around Clayton is a year ahead of schedule, state transportation officials say -- and that might mean Wayne County will profit from it sooner. Although funding hasn't come yet for similar construction around Goldsboro, officials here...

Suspect charged in home invasion

One man is in custody, but more suspects are being sought in Friday's home invasion that left one of the alleged armed intruders dead. Kayloe Lemont Middleton, 25, of Mount Olive, was charged Friday with first-degree burglary and first-degree kidnapping....

Goldsboro High teen works as congressional page

Teddy Howell knows all about overcoming obstacles. An honor student and active in many extra-curricular activities, he credits his family with showing him the way through a sometimes challenging growing up in Goldsboro. But even though the Olivia Lane resident...

Man killed in ATV accident

One U.S. serviceman was killed in four-wheeler accident Saturday at Busco Beach. The accident marks the second ATV accident since April, and the fifth fatal accident at Busco Beach on Bryan Boulevard in seven years. The serviceman, who appeared to...

Pair hope downtown gym project will stop youth violence

Steve Smith has his sights set on using fitness to battle the rash of juvenile violence in the community. All he needs is a little help. Smith, director and chief executive officer of Wayne County Enrichment and Fitness Center, said...

Commissioners to hear final commentss on comprehensive plan

Finally, after nearly two years of work, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners appears poised to approve the county's comprehensive plan, following a 9:15 a.m. public hearing Tuesday. It will be the last chance for residents to comment on...

Public record

Three passengers hurt on Royall Avenue A driver and three passengers in the other car, including a 3-year-old child, were injured in a collision around midnight Saturday on Royall Avenue. The driver, Kayla Lashawn Howard of East Walnut Street, and...

Voters have until Tuesday to vote for Caseys

Tuesday is the last day that people can vote online in the Oreo & Milk nationwide jingle contest in which Wayne area performers Daniel and Samantha Casey are finalists. People can vote once per day per email address. The Caseys,...