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Sunday, January 6, 2008

TransPark funds get close look in report

Despite the financial difficulties of the Global TransPark in Kinston, local economic development officials and state legislators say it is still an enterprise worth supporting. According to the recently released 2007 audit of the North Carolina Global TransPark, the...

Numbers in from 'Booze it, Lose it' campaign

The Goldsboro Police Department dedicated the most resources -- and made the greatest number of arrests -- during a holiday campaign combating drunken driving, a police captain said. But the Highway Patrol, which had far fewer patrols and checkpoints, had...

Pikeville man arrested on sex charge

A Pikeville man faces a felony-level charge for taking indecent liberties with a child, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office said. Allan Lawrence Pratt, Nahunta Pines Drive, Pikeville, was jailed in lieu of $75,000 bond on Thursday, Capt. Tom Effler said....

Two will answer fraud-related charges

Two Wayne County citizens face charges after their arrests for fraud-related charges on Thursday, the county Sheriff's Office said. Detective Sgt. Rick Farfour received numerous calls from Stephanie Nichole Martin, 26, Hereford Drive, Dudley, about a car she reported stolen...

Festival-goers share fun to mark holiday

Ashley Acevedo was wide-eyed and all smiles as she watched children line up to swing at a pinata. She wasn't the only one excited to see candy rain from the papier-mache watermelon. But the 3-year-old girl was as happy as...

Council meets Monday

The Goldsboro City Council will cover everything from zoning for a new club to incentives for a company bringing new jobs to the area at its meeting Monday. Superior Court Judge Jerry Braswell can expect a decision from council on...

Public record

Investigations *Clifton Williams of Greenvalley Drive said he was in a car with a friend when three men shot at the rear of the vehicle, causing $650 in damages, police said. *Bobby Benton of Airport Road, Pikeville, reported that a...